ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced that CEO Scot Wingo was named the 2013 Triangle Business Journal Businessperson of the Year. Wingo’s selection was based on the admirable way he leads his company, especially during its successful IPO process this year. His strong commitment to the entrepreneurial community in the Triangle area was another factor in his award.
"I'm very honored to be chosen as the 2013 TBJ Businessperson of the Year," said Wingo. "2013 has been a very big year for ChannelAdvisor, and this award is the icing on the cake. I'd like to thank the entire team at ChannelAdvisor for all their hard work over the years in building the company and taking care of our customers. I look forward to sharing this award with the team."
As CEO and co-founder of ChannelAdvisor, Wingo leads the company in its mission to help retailers successfully sell across multiple channels. Wingo also advises several companies and serves on the Technology Advisory Committee at Southern Capital Ventures. Scot also regularly gives back to the community through his work with Shop.org, the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, the Entrepreneurship Initiative at North Carolina State University and the North Carolina State University Engineering Foundation. With two previous successes as an entrepreneur, Wingo is an established expert and thought leader in the technology and e-commerce industries. Wingo often speaks at e-commerce industry conferences, and his thoughts on e-commerce have been published in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Reuters, USA Today, Wired and Bloomberg.
ChannelAdvisor offers retailers and manufacturers leading cloud-based solutions to efficiently automate and manage the online selling process across multiple channels, including third-party marketplaces, paid search and comparison shopping engines. Through a single inventory feed, ChannelAdvisor customers can manage their overall online selling process, from listing to order management, from one platform. By eliminating the tedious tasks of optimizing online listings and analyzing performance, ChannelAdvisor allows sellers to increase sales and successfully scale their e-commerce businesses.