SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2013) - RadiumOne, the multi-channel advertising platform, today announced that Gurbaksh Chahal, CEO and Founder, was recognized as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 in the Platform Technology category in Northern California. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Gurbaksh Chahal was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala on June 22nd at The Fairmont San Francisco.
"The biggest challenge digital advertisers' face in today's marketplace is finding ways to easily connect their big data assets to find their next customer online," said Gurbaksh Chahal, CEO and Founder of RadiumOne. "We've spent the last 3 years developing a sophisticated technology platform that can make this process seamless for brands. Being recognized by Ernst & Young further solidifies RadiumOne as an industry innovator and inspires us to continue that momentum."
As Gurbaksh's third start up in the digital advertising space, RadiumOne has developed innovative solutions that help brands, agencies and trading desks create highly effective, programmatic ad campaigns that reach consumers across the globe on multiple platforms and devices. Gurbaksh founded RadiumOne with a vision of providing much-needed transparency and control to help marketers achieve long-term value from their media partners. By harnessing the power of programmatic advertising, RadiumOne's entire suite of solutions enables advertisers to activate all existing online and offline data in order to maximize campaign performance and inform all future campaigns across display, video, mobile and Facebook.
Despite the increasingly crowded market landscape, Gurbaksh has grown the company at an incredible pace, expanding globally -- with offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and London. Today, over 50 Fortune 100 brands have benefited from working with RadiumOne. The company boasts a 400% compound annual growth rate from 2009-2012 and their projected revenue in 2013 will exceed a $100 Million run rate.
Now in its 27th year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Fred Smith of FedEx, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Richard Schulze of Best Buy, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and many more.
RadiumOne is changing the face of online advertising through a unique combination of programmatic buying, proprietary data, patent-pending intelligence algorithms, and multi-channel capabilities. Each month, we engage directly with 700 million unique consumers and generate over 10 billion sharing events. Within milliseconds, we can filter this data through our ShareGraph intelligence layer, build real-time audiences for our brands, and target ads across the more than 30 billion real-time impressions we see each day. Spanning the Web and Mobile, we offer advertisers the ability to reach the right consumer at the right time, no matter where they might be. Founded by online advertising pioneer Gurbaksh Chahal and based in San Francisco, RadiumOne has offices across the US and Europe. To learn more about RadiumOne, please visit http://radiumone.com.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In Northern California, sponsors include Goodwin Procter, Littler, RoseRyan, Scherzer International, Smart Business Network, Inc., and The Big Picture.
About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year
Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
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