Published on July 22, 2015
Toronto, Ontario – July 22, 2015 – Geotab, a leading global provider of premium quality, end-to-end telematics technology, today announced that CEO Neil Cawse has been nominated as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award in the Canadian program. This is an award that spotlights extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to business and community. Cawse was selected as a finalist from hundreds of nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Oct. 29, 2015.
“Over the next five years, I see the telematics industry and IOT experiencing a huge boom, as Geotab continues to lead the world in engineering and R&D with the overarching goal of improving safety and efficiency through telematics,” said Cawse. “This award nomination is both a testament to our aggressive growth rate as well as our talented team and great engineering practice. We are excited by this recognition as we continue to grow on a global scale.”
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of the Year national program. Award winners in several national categories, including the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year category, will be announced at the annual awards gala on Oct. 29, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 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, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in 50 countries.
Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. As an IoT hub, the in-vehicle device provides additional functionality through IOX Add-Ons. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to help customers improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes. Geotab’s products are represented and sold worldwide through Authorized Geotab Resellers. To learn more, please visit follow us @GEOTAB and on LinkedIn.