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Thank You to the 2017 Juries
 
2017 Winners
One Planet Awards
 
Most Awarded (alphabetically)
ARIIX
Bloomberg Tax Technology
Makers Nutrition, LLC
Rocket Software
TASC (Total Administrative Services Corporation)
 
Company of the Year - 11 - 99 Employees
Gold
Ad Exchange Group (Irvine, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)
Silver
Makers Nutrition, LLC (Hauppauge, NY USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Manufacturing)
 
Company of the Year - 100 - 499 Employees
Gold
Vinci Construction Grands Projets (Hong Kong SCL 1103 & 1122) (Hong Kong - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Real Estate and Construction) 
Silver
ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) 
Bronze
Nintex (Bellevue, WA USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet)
Proven IT (Tinley Park, IL USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Business Products and Services)
 
Company of the Year - 500 - 2,499 Employees
Gold
Rimini Street, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Others - Third party provider of enterprise software support services) for Rimini Street completed merger with GPIAC, began trading as RMNI
 
Best Place To Work - 11 - 99 Employees
Gold
Relationship One (Minneapolis, MN USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)
Silver
Makers Nutrition, LLC (Hauppauge, NY USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Manufacturing)
 
Best Place To Work - 100 - 499 Employees
Gold
Proven IT (Tinley Park, IL USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Business Products and Services) for In 2017, Proven achieved 20% growth for the fourth consecutive year. 
 
Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year
Gold
TerraCycle (Trenton, NJ USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Environmental Products and Services) for TerraCycle and Procter & Gamble have partnered to create the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from plastic collected from beaches, rivers and other waterways. 
 
Fastest Growing Company of the Year
Gold
Advance Financial (Nashville, TN USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance) 
Silver
Makers Nutrition, LLC (Hauppauge, NY USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Manufacturing)
 
Minority Owned Business of the Year
Gold
Cosmique Global Inc. (New York, NY USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Business Products and Services)
 
Most Customer Friendly Company Of The Year
Gold
Rimini Street, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Others - Third party provider of enterprise software support services) for Exceeded client satisfaction target, achieving 4.8 out of 5.0 rating
 
Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year
Gold
SSO Easy (Needham, MA USA - 1 - 10 Employees - Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet)
Silver
SYSPRO (Costa Mesa, CA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Software) 
 
New Product & Service Growth of the Year
Gold
Makers Nutrition, LLC (Hauppauge, NY USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Manufacturing)
 
PR Agency of the Year
Gold
Zintel Public Relations LLC (Houston, TX USA - 1 - 10 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)
 
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Accounting / Auditing Executive of the Year  
Gold
Lisa Fitzpatrick, Vice President and General Manager of Tax & Accounting - Bloomberg Tax (Arlington, VA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance)
 
Business Development Executive of the Year 
Gold
Phil Gahn, Chief Business Development Officer - RippleNami, Inc. (Nairobi, Kenya, Africa - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Software)
Silver
Pam Reynolds, Chief Development Officer - TASC (Total Administrative Services Corporation) (Madison, WI USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Business Products and Services) 
 
CEO of the Year 
Gold
Andrew A. Dahl, President and CEO - ZIVO Bioscience, Inc. (Keego Harbor, MI USA - 1 - 10 Employees - Industry: Others - Agriculture Biotech)
Silver
Jennifer Tejada, CEO - PagerDuty (San Francisco, CA USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet) 
 
CIO of the Year  
Gold
Wenhan Zhang, Chief Information Officer and Founder - ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) 
 
COO of the Year  
Gold
Riley Timmer, Chief Operations Officer and Founder - ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) 
 
Corporate Communications Executive of the Year  
Gold
Janice V. Kapner, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications - T-Mobile (Bellevue, WA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Telecommunications) 
 
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Executive of the Year 
Gold
Ron Pohl, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer - Best Western Hotels & Resorts (Phoenix, AZ USA  - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure)
 
Finance Executive of the Year 
Gold
Jeff Yates, Chief Financial Officer and Founder - ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) 
 
Marketing Executive of the Year  
Gold
Don Bush, VP of Marketing - Kount (Boise, ID USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Security Services) 
 
Maverick of the Year  
Gold
Dirk Van Hyning, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer - Alexium International Group Limited (Greer, SC USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Chemicals)
Silver
Vivian Chung, Vice President of Marketing - ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) 
 
Partners, Channels, and VARs Executive of the Year  
Gold
George Kriza, Founder & CEO - MTC Performance (Schaumburg, IL USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Business Products and Services)
 
PR Executive of the Year  
Gold
Taunia Lin Kipp, Global SVP, Marketing & Business Development - Kaseya (Miami, FL USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Software)
 
Research and Development Executive of the Year 
Gold
Deanna Latson, Chief Product Officer and Founder - ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) 
 
Sales Executive of the Year  
Gold
Greg Amdur, Vice President and Head of Sales - Bloomberg Tax Technology (Arlington, VA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance)
 
Technology Executive of the Year 
Gold
Ken Crutchfield, Vice President - Bloomberg Tax Technology (Arlington, VA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance)
 
Female Entrepreneur of the Year
Gold
Taly Dery, Chief Executive Officer - BetterAir (Hollywood, FL USA - 1 - 10 Employees - Industry: Environmental Products and Services)
Silver
Stephynie Malik, Founder, President & CEO - MalikCo (Walnut Creek, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Consulting)
 
Female Executive of the Year
Gold
Deanna Latson, Chief Product Officer and Founder - ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) 
Silver
Bethany Mayer, President - Ixia Solutions Group, a Keysight Business (Calabasas, CA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Security Services)
Dorothy Dowling, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer - Best Western International (Phoenix, AZ USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure)
Bronze
Maria C. Horton, CEO and President - EmeSec (Chantilly, VA USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Security Services) 
Marie Hattar, CMO - Keysight Technologies (Santa Rosa, CA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Others - Electronics testing and measurement)
 
Female Maverick of the Year
Gold
Vivian Chung, Vice President of Marketing - ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) 
Silver
Caroline W. Kane, CEO - CKR Property Management (Houston, TX USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Real Estate and Construction)
 
Female Product or Program Professional of the Year
Gold
Kathy Blumenfeld, Vice President of Special Operations - TASC (Total Administrative Services Corporation) (Madison, WI USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Business Products and Services) 
 
Female Lifetime Achievement Award (10 or more years of experience)
Gold
Sharon Rowlands, President, USA Today Network Marketing Solutions and CEO - ReachLocal (Woodland Hills, CA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations)
Silver
Tagui Veronica Manoyan, Executive Creative Director - Bon Choix Couture Inc. (Glendale, CA USA - 1 - 10 Employees - Industry: Media & Entertainment)
Bronze
Janet Sun, Director, R&D, z/OS Storage and Cloud Solutions - Rocket Software (Waltham, MA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Software)
 
Executive Team of the Year
Gold
Fred Cooper, CEO and Founder - ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) Team members include: Fred Cooper - CEO and Founder, Mark Wilson - President and Founder, Jeff Yates - CFO and Founder, Riley Timmer - COO and Founder, Wenhan Zhang - CIO and Founder, Deanna Latson - CPO and Founder, and Ian Chandler - CSO and Founder
 
Corporate Communications Team of the Year
Gold
Christine Washburn, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer - Rocket Corporate Communications Team - Rocket Software (Waltham, MA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Software)
 
Customer Service Team of the Year
Gold
Moses Peraza, Director, Customer Support- Spireon, Inc. (Irvine, CA USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Automotive, Transportation, Storage, and Logistics) Team members include: Supervisors: Christine Olson, David Gilmore, managing team of 46
 
Marketing Team of the Year
Gold
Laura Callow, Vice President of Marketing - RevenueWire (Victoria, BC Canada - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Services) Team members include: Scott Daly, Kalani Diehl, Alison Fisher, Isaac Justesen, Shane Moore, Dean Wray.
Silver
Peter Isaacson, Chief Marketing Officer - Demandbase (San Francisco, CA USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Team members include: Lisa Ames, Rachel Balik, Lillian Bui, John Dering, Christine Farrier, Jessica Fewless, Hope Garbo, Becky Higgins, Phil Hollrah, Nani Jansen, Neha Jewalikar, Leanne Moir, Erica Perng, Jonah Phillips, Luis Romero, Mimi Rosenheim, Stephen Scowcroft, Stephanie Thomas, Beth Tiltges, Rory Tokunaga
 
Support Team of the Year
Gold
Tim Shea, Manager, MultiValue Worldwide Technical Support - MultiValue Technical Support Team - Rocket Software (Waltham, MA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Software) Team members include: Tim Shea, Jonathan Evans, Bryan Glassick, Reynal Cocaign, Andrew Clay, Brian Kupzyk, Christian Bristow, Emma Breslin, Gene Joines, Jim Abshire, Joel Yates, John Jenkins, Michael Belme, Mike Rajkowski, Stuart Mackenzie, Ben Peach, Mark Shannon, Kathy Gargas, Anastasia Nesterenko, Tatyana Dyumina, Brian Cram, Chris Macadam, Claude Marinelli, David Skipsey, Greg Thompson, Jean Lemonnier, Mark Puchalski, Don Cameron, Mark LaRocca
 
Most Innovative Product of the Year - 11 - 99 Employees
Gold
Clarius Mobile Health (Burnaby, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services) for Clarius Ultrasound Scanner v3.3
Silver
Reflektive (San Francisco, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Human Resources) for Reflektive v2.0
Bronze
Kount (Boise, ID USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Security Services) for Kount Central 
 
Most Innovative Product of the Year - 100 - 499 Employee
Gold
SweetIQ (Montreal, QC Canada - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for SweetIQ Store Locator Software
Silver
ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) for NATRIIX™ v1
 
Most Innovative Product of the Year - 500 - 2,499 Employee
Gold
The Climate Corporation (San Francisco, CA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Others - Agriculture) for Climate FieldView™ digital agriculture platform v5.2
Silver
IonTuition (Rolling Meadows, IL USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Software) for IonPay v3.1.20170804
 
Most Innovative Product of the Year - 2,500 or more Employees
Gold
Bloomberg Tax Technology (Arlington, VA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance) for Bloomberg Tax Technology Suite of Tax Management Software (BNA Corporate Tax Analyzer, BNA State Tax Analyzer, BNA Fixed Assets Web)
 
Most Innovative Service of the Year
Gold
Orange (Chatillon, France - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Telecommunications) for Check & Go Mobile Connect 
Silver
NEO Tech (Chatsworth, CA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Electronics) for Product Commercialization, Design and Contract Manufacturing
Bronze
OnProcess Technology (Ashland, MA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Business Products and Services) for OnProcess Dynamic Parts Planning Service
Rimini Street, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Others - Third party provider of enterprise software support services) for Enterprise Software Support
SignUpGenius (Charlotte, NC USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet) for SignUpGenius.com
 
New Product or Service of the Year - 11 - 99 Employees
Gold
MTC Performance (Schaumburg, IL USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Business Products and Services) for Channel Manager & Vendor Manager Pro Series
Silver
RevenueWire (Victoria, BC Canada - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Services) for RevenueWire Full Service
Bronze
Makers Nutrition, LLC (Hauppauge, NY USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Manufacturing) for Makers Nutrition Private Label Program v2
 
New Product or Service of the Year - 100 - 499 Employee
Gold
ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Consumer Products and Services) for Puritii Water Filtration System v2
Silver
Impartner (South Jordan, UT USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet) for Impartner PRM v5.3.1
Bronze
ZINFI Technologies, Inc. (Pleasanton, CA USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet) for Partner Relationship Management v8.8
 
New Product or Service of the Year - 500 - 2,499 Employees
Gold
ReachLocal (Woodland Hills, CA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for ReachLocal Buyer Journey Digital Marketing Suite
Silver
TASC (Total Administrative Services Corporation) (Madison, WI USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Business Products and Services) for Charity Enrollment Program v1
 
Annual Report of the Year
Gold
Bruce Power (Tiverton, Ontario, Canada - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Energy & Utilities) for Bruce Power’s 2016 Annual Report: Powered by Our People
 
Blog of the Year
Gold
Rocket Software (Waltham, MA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Information Technology Software) for Rocket MultiValue Blog
 
Newsletter of the Year
Gold
Bruce Power (Tiverton, Ontario, Canada - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Energy & Utilities) for Bruce Power’s Internal Newsletter – The Point
 
PR or Marketing Campaign of the Year
Gold
BLAZE PR (Santa Monica, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for Helping BIOHM Go Fungal In A Very Competitive Market
Silver
Vernier Software & Technology (Beaverton, OR USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Education and Training) for Vernier Total Solar Eclipse Campaign
 
Product or Service Launch of the Year
Gold
Crystal Cruises (Miami, FL USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure) for Crystal Skye Launch 
Silver
Orange County Water District (OCWD) (Fountain Valley, CA USA - 100 - 499 Employees - Industry: Non-Profit or Government Organizations), Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) (Fountain Valley, CA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Non-Profit or Government Organizations), and Dick Jones Communications: Los Angeles, CA USA – 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for The Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) California Bottled Water Campaign Launch
Bronze
BLAZE PR (Santa Monica, CA USA - 11 - 99 Employees - Industry: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) for Helping BIOHM Go Fungal In A Very Competitive Market
 
Social Media Channel of the Year
Gold
Aflac (Columbus, Aflac (Columbus, GA USA - 2,500 or more Employees - Industry: Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance) for The Aflac Duck, a Friend Indeed - Social Media: Facebook
 
Corporate Milestone of the Year
Gold
Advance Financial (Nashville, TN USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance) for Advance Financial Reached New Communities
Silver
D&H Distributing (Harrisburg, PA USA - 500 - 2,499 Employees - Industry: Wholesale & Distribution) for D&H Distributing's Centennial Anniversary - founded 1918
One Planet Awards
It’s an honor to be nominated, and to receive the Gold One Planet Award. We’ve come this far only because of my team’s hard work, dedication, and perseverance. This Award is for my entire team. We're super excited to have received three Awards this year, the other two being Golden Bridge Business Awards, and Stevie Women in Business Awards.