LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2017 – EY today announced last week that Rob Emrich, CEO of Gimbal, is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Greater Los Angeles Region Award.
Now celebrating its 31st year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities and 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Rob Emrich was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges.
Finalists will be announced Monday, May 8, and winners will be announced at a black-tie Awards Gala on Thursday, June 15, with more than 700 Founders, CEOs and other business leaders in attendance, at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
“I am thrilled to have been selected as a semi-finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of The Year for 2017,” said Emrich. “In a world bursting at the seams with awards shows, this one stands out for its perennial commitment to honoring innovation and success. While I’m being singled out, this accolade can be attributed to the collective team at Gimbal.”
Gimbal touts the digital advertising industry’s leading advertising and marketing technology platform that leverages the collection, analysis and application of direct consumer source data to organizations’ integrated omnichannel marketing efforts.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017.
The awards gala is the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Gimbal is the industry’s only open and independent platform for the aggregation and execution of consumer data and industry leading location engagement and proximity platform. Through a combination of proprietary hardware and software, Gimbal enables brands, media companies, and enterprise clients to substantially improve the relevancy and effectiveness of their marketing communications.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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