Cvent (NYSE:CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, announced today that CEO and founder Reggie Aggarwal was honored with a gold Stevie award in the Executive of the Year category for computer software companies in the U.S. This was the top honor in a pool of finalists that included CEOs from TIBCO and Epicor, and the second year in a row where he has won. Past gold Stevie honorees include CEOs from Amazon.com, Ford Motors and ESPN.
Cvent also received the silver award in the software division of the Company of the Year category, with a list of finalists that included Marketo, ExactTarget and SciQuest. Past silver Stevie winners include Red Hat, SAP and Overstock.com.
Under Aggarwal’s leadership, Cvent has grown from a two-person startup to a 1,300-employee publicly traded company. In addition to its leadership in the software, meetings and travel industries, the company has also begun providing mobile applications for business and consumer events. This is Aggarwal’s third Executive of the Year gold Stevie award.
“I am deeply grateful and honored for receiving this award,” said Aggarwal. “But I’m even more pleased that the American Business Awards also chose to honor the company as a whole. A CEO is only as successful as the people who work with him.”Nicknamed the “Stevies” for the Greek word for “crowned,” the award honors the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and business leaders worldwide. The trophies were presented to honorees during the 11 th Annual American Business Awards gala on Monday, September 16 in San Francisco. About Cvent Cvent, Inc. (NYSE:CVT) is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, e-mail marketing and web surveys. Cvent provides hotels with a targeted advertising platform designed to reach event planners looking for suitable venues. Cvent solutions optimize the entire event management value chain and have enabled clients around the world to manage hundreds of thousands of meetings and events.