WAYNE, Pa.— June 3rd, 2013 – Evolve IP, The Cloud Services Company™, today announced that Thomas Gravina its Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder has been named a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young. The honor is recognized as one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the country.
Mr. Gravina was nominated for his ability to recognize technology disruptions and turn them into profitable business opportunities. Evolve IP, which Mr. Gravina co-founded, was cited as a prime example. The company was founded in the middle of the 2007 recession, is now an Inc. 500 organization, and recognized as one of the fastest growing cloud services companies in the nation.
“I am very honored to be named a finalist and for the recognition of our businesses,” said Mr. Gravina. “The ability to capitalize on these opportunities would not have been possible without the effort and shared vision of a number of individuals across our organization.”
In addition to this nomination, Evolve IP and its leadership has received numerous other awards including:
- 2013 – Corporate Philanthropy Award
- 2013 – Technology CEO of the Year – PACT finalist
- 2013 – AlwaysOn Top 100
- 2013 – 40 under 40, Scott Kinka CTO
- 2012 – Inc. 500
- 2012 – TMC Cloud Computing Excellence Award
- 2012 – AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner
- 2012 – Emerging Technology Vendor by CRN and UBM Channel
- 2012 – Philadelphia 100
- 2011 – Future 50 for High Growth
- 2011 – Internet Telephony’s Excellence Award
- 2011 – Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic 100 Top Private Companies
- 2010 – Unified Communications’ Product of the Year
- 2009 – Internet Telephony Magazine’s Product of the Year Award
Previously Mr. Gravina co-founded ATX Communications and managed it from the early stages of inception into a publicly traded company operating across the U.S. with more than 2,300 employees and $350 million in annual revenue. He also has founded a private investment partnership with a track record of successful private equity investments across a variety of industries.
ABOUT EVOLVE IP Evolve IP is The Cloud Services Company™. Designed from the beginning to provide organizations with a unified option for cloud services, Evolve IP enables decision-makers to migrate all or select IT technologies to its award-winning cloud platform. Evolve IP’s combination of security, stability, scalability and lower total cost of ownership makes its services fundamentally superior to outdated legacy systems and other cloud offerings. Today, over 100,000 of users primarily in the US and globally depend daily on Evolve IP for cloud services, including virtual servers, virtual desktops, disaster recovery, unified communications, contact centers, and more. Visit www.EvolveIP.net or http://blog.EvolveIP.net.