Marc Wallace joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs in Mid-Atlantic region.
EY announced that CEO and Co-Founder Marc Wallace of Radius Networks, a platform that uses machine learning to help companies conduct location-based transactions with their customers, received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Mid-Atlantic region. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Wallace was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC on June 13, 2019.
“Radius Networks is disrupting the location-based technology industry with millions of customers touching our technology every day,” says Wallace. “Our team has worked very hard to build and implement products that change the way our transact with their customers, including table service, curbside and in-store pickup, mobile loyalty and redemption, and mobile pay at table. Our 2,000% growth rate and global footprint is validation of this effort. I am so honored to accept this award on behalf of our entire team who continues to innovate and create new products every day.”
Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Now in its 33rd 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
Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani
James Park of Fitbit
J.W. “Bill” Marriott, Jr. of Marriott International, Inc.
As a Mid-Atlantic award winner, Wallace is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 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 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
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About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program 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 awards program 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 145 cities in more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy