EY announced that Co-founder and CEO, Jassi Chadha, and Co-founder and CTO, Navi Chadha, of Axtria, a global Big Data analytics company, received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the software category in the New Jersey region. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Jassi and Navi were selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, New Jersey on June 28, 2018.
“It is an honor for all the associates at Axtria to have Navi and me recognized as winners of EY’s New Jersey Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 award in the Software category," said Jassi Chadha. “When we founded Axtria, we had a vision of building cutting-edge cloud-based solutions that would help global companies to effectively manage sales and marketing operations with software and data-driven insights. We are proud to be the only company focused on the complete commercial success journey from data management and advanced analytics to operational effectiveness, supported by integrated cloud platforms.”
With global customers in over 30 countries, Axtria helps customers transform their commercial operations and ensure optimal execution of strategy. “We are laser-focused on becoming the leader in the cloud-based solutions in the commercial arena for the life sciences industry,” explained Navi Chadha.
Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, the spirit of innovation and discipline have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries, and made a positive impact on their communities. Now in its 32nd year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as:
- Howard Schultz of Starbucks Corporation
- Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc.
- Jodi Berg of Vitamix
- Robert Unanue of Goya Foods
- Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn
- Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks
- Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani
- James Park of Fitbit
- J.W. “Bill” Marriott, Jr. of Marriott International, Inc.
- Lonnie Moulder and Mary Lynne Hedley, Ph.D., of TESARO, Inc.
As New Jersey award winners, Jassi and Navi are now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 10, 2018. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, the Kauffman Foundation and Merrill Corporation.
In the New Jersey region, PNC Bank is a platinum sponsor. Gold sponsors include DLA Piper, Morgan Lewis and Pine Hill Group. SolomonEdwards is a silver sponsor.
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