EY announces Malwarebytes CEO Marcin Kleczynski is an Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award semi-finalist in Northern California
San Jose, California – EY today announced that Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of Malwarebytes, is a semi-finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Northern California region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Marcin was selected as a semi-finalist from more than 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 10th at the Fairmont San Jose.
“Being shortlisted as a semi-finalist is the result of a lot of hard work by the whole team.” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO at Malwarebytes. “The company has achieved a lot since we officially launched six years ago, so to be acknowledged for playing my part is validation of how far we have come.”
Now in its 28th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 150 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY 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 by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In Northern California, sponsors include King & Spalding, RoseRyan, Scherzer International, SmartBusiness, SolomonEdwards, and The Big Picture.
Malwarebytes provides software designed to protect consumers and businesses against malicious threats that consistently escape detection by other antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro, the company’s flagship product, employs a highly advanced behavior-based detection engine that has removed more than 5 billion malicious threats from computers worldwide. Founded in 2008, the self-funded company is headquartered in California, operates offices in Europe, and employs a global team of researchers and experts. For more information, please visit us at www.malwarebytes.org.
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, 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 150 cities in more than 60 countries.
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