ExactTarget Named Finalist for 3 American Business Awards
Global interactive marketing provider ExactTarget announced today that it is a finalist for Company of the Year and two of its executives were named finalists in the 2011 American Business Awards “Stevie® Awards”.
“The recognition by the American Business Awards is a testament to the great work of our more than 900 employees around the globe who are committed to client success.”
The American Business Awards named ExactTarget a finalist in the Best Overall Company of the Year in the Computer Services and Software category (up to 2,500 employees). Chief Executive Officer Scott Dorsey and Senior Vice President of Human Resources Todd Richardson were also named finalists in the Executive of the Year and Human Resources of the Year categories respectively.
“Our strategy of smart growth and aggressive investment in innovation and building a world-class team to serve our clients continues to fuel our record-setting growth,” Dorsey said. “The recognition by the American Business Awards is a testament to the great work of our more than 900 employees around the globe who are committed to client success.”
ExactTarget edged out more than 2,800 organizations from across the country vying for the recognition. Dorsey is among four chief executives named finalists for the honor, including Google Chairman Eric Schmidt.
Members of the Awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and specialized final judging committees will select award winners from among the Finalists during final judging. Winners will be announced June 20 in New York City. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
The honors come less than a week after ExactTarget’s Interactive Marketing HubTM earned the title of ‘Innovation of the Year’ by TechPoint, and cofounder and chief executive Scott Dorsey was awarded Indiana’s top technology honor. In the past year alone, ExactTarget has garnered 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);
- 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.
ExactTarget posted annual revenue of more than $134 million in 2010, a 41 percent year-over-year growth from 2009 totals.
ExactTarget is a leading global provider of on-demand email marketing and interactive marketing solutions. The company’s Interactive Marketing Hub technology provides organizations a single solution to connect with customers via email, integrated text 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 powers permission-based multichannel communications for thousands of organizations around the world including Expedia.com, Best Buy, 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.
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.