ExactTarget CEO Named Among America's Top Technology Executives
ExactTarget, a global provider of interactive marketing solutions, announced today that company Co-Founder and Chief Executive Scott Dorsey has earned the title of Executive of the Year from the American Business Awards(SM).
Dorsey garnered the national title of top computer services executive in the annual Stevie(R) Awards for leading the company to become the largest privately held interactive marketing technology firm and accelerating delivery of new interactive technologies to market.
“It is an honor to accept this award on behalf of the entire ExactTarget family,” said Dorsey. “This award is a true testament to our world-class clients, partners and the more than 1,000 ExactTarget team members around the globe who are fueled by making our clients successful.”
Dorsey edged out three additional finalists for the award, including Google Chairman Eric Schmidt. ExactTarget was also a finalist for Company of the Year, and ExactTarget’s Senior Vice President Todd Richardson was named a finalist for Human Resources Executive of the Year.
The American Business Awards honor follows Dorsey being named Indiana’s “Trailblazer in Technology” for his contributions to Indiana’s high-tech economy through business and community involvement. Dorsey serves on the board of directors of TechPoint, Indiana Sports Corporation and the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the School of Informatics at Indiana University. Dorsey also chairs the Marketing and Communications Division of the Indianapolis Super Bowl 2012 Host Committee.
In the past year, ExactTarget has earned a host of awards and accolades including:
— Wall Street Journal Next Big Thing — list of 50 most promising venture-backed companies;
— Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies for the fifth consecutive year;
— Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (fourth appearance in past five years);
— ‘Innovation of the Year’ by TechPoint for the ExactTarget Interactive Marketing Hub(TM);
— Best Places to Work in Indiana for the fifth consecutive year;
— Indiana Chamber of Commerce HR Professional of the Year – ExactTarget’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources Todd Richardson; and
— 2010 American Business Awards Finance Executive of the Year — ExactTarget’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer Traci Dolan.
News of the American Business Awards follows ExactTarget posting record first quarter performance. The company increased revenue 52 percent year over year, marking the 41st consecutive quarter of growth. In the past 24 months, ExactTarget has acquired three companies, launched an international division with operations in the UK and Australia and added more than 500 employees. The company posted annual revenue growth of 41 percent in 2010 finishing the year with $134 million in revenue.
ExactTarget is a leading global provider of on-demand email marketing and one-to-one marketing solutions. The company’s software as a service technology provides organizations a single platform to connect with customers via triggered and transactional email, integrated text messaging, voice messaging, landing pages and social media. Supported by collaborative global services teams, ExactTarget’s technology integrates with more sales and marketing information systems than any other in the industry, including Salesforce.com, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Omniture and Webtrends among many others. ExactTarget’s software powers permission-based multi-channel communications for thousands of organizations around the world including Expedia.com, Aurora Fashions, Papa John’s, CareerBuilder.com, Gannett Co., Inc., The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Home Depot and Wellpoint, Inc. For more information, visit www.exacttarget.com or call 1-866-EMAILET.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com .