VIENNA, Va., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalLogic, Inc., the leader in global product development, today announced that Peter Harrison, CEO, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2007 Award in the Emerging category in Greater Washington. According to Ernst & Young, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Peter Harrison was selected by an independent panel of judges and the award was presented at an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year gala event at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner on June 21, 2007.
VIENNA, Va., June 28 /PRNewswire/ — GlobalLogic, Inc., the leader in global product development, today announced that Peter Harrison, CEO, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2007 Award in the Emerging category in Greater Washington. According to Ernst & Young, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Peter Harrison was selected by an independent panel of judges and the award was presented at an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year gala event at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner on June 21, 2007.
A leading global product development company, GlobalLogic partners with both emerging and established technology leaders to help them bring great software products to market in less time and at less cost. Under Peter Harrison's leadership, the company's revenue doubled in 2006.
Peter Harrison, CEO of GlobalLogic, commented: "GlobalLogic was one of the pioneers of the global product development market and has grown exponentially over the past few years as software companies realize the value of leveraging our global facilities, world-class engineers and innovative Velocity(TM) methodology. We owe this award and our success to our foresighted clients and talented staff."
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 21st anniversary this year and continues to honor entrepreneurs who have demonstrated excellence in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
"Ernst & Young is honored to recognize extraordinary business leaders, such as Peter Harrison, and the companies they have built," said Jeff Fialko, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year program director for Greater Washington.
As a Greater Washington award winner, Peter Harrison is now eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2007 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 17, 2007. The national Entrepreneur Of The Year celebration is part of Ernst & Young's Strategic Growth Forum. The overall national Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipient is then considered for the world event held in Monte Carlo.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are pleased to have Bank of America as the national presenting sponsor, as well as SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation as national sponsors.
In Greater Washington, local sponsors include Marsh, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and Washington Business Journal.
The leader in global product development, GlobalLogic Inc. partners with technology leaders to help bring great products to market in less time and at less cost. GlobalLogic has developed a unique joint-venture model of partnering with technology companies to create a dedicated global delivery center. By leveraging GlobalLogic's global facilities and world-class engineers, companies can increase quality while dramatically reducing timelines and operating costs, often by more than 60 per cent. Through its Velocity(TM) method and platform, GlobalLogic is also a pioneer in distributed Agile methods and open source platforms that shorten product development cycles while ensuring that the right features are implemented on time, every time. GlobalLogic has ongoing partnerships with more than 120 technology firms in markets that include enterprise software, consumer internet, VoIP, wireless, telecom, security, payment and finance. It has completed more than 300 major product releases in the last 12 months with a better than 95 per cent on-time delivery record. Its partners include industry leaders such as AOL, Autodesk, Avolent, Electronic Arts, IBM, iFlex, NexTone, Sony Digital and Trimble. GlobalLogic is an Inc. 500 company, has been ranked as one of the 10 best places to work in India by IDC, and was recently recognized by Deloitte & Touche as the fastest-growing company in Virginia. GlobalLogic is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, while its European headquarters are in London, U.K. The company has global delivery centers throughout the U.S., India and the Ukraine, and employs more than 1,700 professionals worldwide.
About the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards
The Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) awards program was created and is produced by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. As the first award of its kind, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) Award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2006, honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 125 cities and 40 countries.
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