CEO named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Ontario 2015
Published on October 31, 2015
Global Telematics Leader Celebrates Coveted Win at Annual Awards Gala
Toronto, Ontario — October 30, 2015 – Geotab, the go-to leader in telematics with more than 400,000 vehicles in 70 countries on its roster of users, today announced that CEO Neil Cawse is this year's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Ontario winner. Cawse will compete with top entrepreneurs for the national honor of Canada's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015, which will be presented at a gala celebration on Nov. 24, 2015 in Toronto. In June 2016, Canada's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 will move to the world stage to compete with more than 50 country recipients for the title of EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year.
“It is such an honor to be the recipient of this year's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Ontario,” said Cawse. “As Geotab continues to move towards accelerated growth on the global stage, it is important to recognize that the tireless efforts of the company - as a team - are what generate our consistent success. Entrepreneurship can only take success so far, and I am proud to be just one element of a powerful organization dedicated to telematics innovation.”
Fortune 500 companies rely on Geotab's solutions to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve stronger compliance to regulatory changes. The company's products are represented and sold worldwide through its authorized reseller network on five continents and serve over 12,000 customers. Today, 600 million telematics data-points are collected on MyGeotab every day, deeming it one of the world’s leading global telematics platforms, in which unique data collection from vehicles can be used for intelligent benchmarking to improve overall performance and safety for any fleet.
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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, EY 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 140 cities in 50 countries.
The 2015 Ontario independent judging panel consists of Andy Burgess, Managing Director, Russell Square Partners and Entrepreneur Of The Year Media and Entertainment category winner 2006, Ontario; Jill Denham, Corporate Director; Jon Hantho, Chief Executive Officer, Maxxam Analytics, Entrepreneur Of The Year Services category winner 2012, Ontario, and National Entrepreneur Of The Year Entrepreneurial Leadership Special Citation recipient; Jim Orlando, Managing Director, OMERS Ventures; Jeff Parr, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Clairvest Group Inc. and Tracie Tighe, Executive Producer, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).
This year's program national sponsors are TEC Canada, La Presse, RDI, TMX, Merrill DataSite, Kira Talent, Air Canada, The Printing House Limited. Ontario regional sponsors are Captivate Network, OT Communications and RBC Royal Bank.
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Geotab is a global leader in connected transportation solutions. We provide telematics — vehicle and asset tracking — solutions to over 50,000 customers in 160 countries. For more than 20 years, we have invested in ground-breaking data research and innovation to enable partners and customers, including Fortune 500 and public sector organizations, to transform their fleets and operations. With over 4 million subscriptions and processing more than 75 billion data points a day, we help customers make better decisions, increase productivity, have safer fleets, and achieve their sustainability goals. Geotab’s open platform and Marketplace, offers hundreds of third-party solution options. Backed by a team of industry leading data scientists and AI experts, Geotab is unlocking the power of data to understand real-time and predictive analytics — solving for today’s challenges and tomorrow’s world. To learn more, visit www.geotab.com, follow @GEOTAB on Twitter and LinkedIn or visit the Geotab Blog.
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