REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amobee, the world leader in end-to-end mobile advertising solutions and services, today announced that Zohar Levkovitz is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Northern California Award finalist. According to Ernst & Young LLP, 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. Levkovitz was selected as a finalist from hundreds of nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Saturday, June 25 at the Fairmont San Jose.
"It is a great milestone and a huge honor to be recognized alongside nominees such as PayPal's Scott Thompson and LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman," said Zohar Levkovitz, co-founder and CEO of Amobee. "This achievement is a testament to years of dedication to establishing Amobee as a global leader in mobile advertising, and to the efforts of our amazing team who has worked hard to make our vision a success."
As a mobile advertising innovator and thought leader, Levkovitz has pushed the boundaries of the industry and established Amobee as the most deployed mobile advertising platform in the world. Levkovitz's achievement follows closely off the back of having received global recognition as the 2010 CEO of the Year by the Israeli Center for Management and as a 2010 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities and more than 50 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Award. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year overall National Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 12, 2011. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies, which will be held November 9–13, 2011.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation as a national sponsor.
In Northern California, sponsors include ManpowerGroup, SAP, The Big Picture Film and Video Arts, Smart Business, ADP, RoseRyan, Scherzer International, and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, Amobee offers complete, end-to-end mobile advertising solutions and services for advertisers, developers, publishers and operators. With offices in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the US, Amobee enables its customers to run targeted, leading edge mobile ad campaigns on a global scale with unparalleled ROI. Amobee has financial backing from some of the biggest names in venture capital: Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners and Globespan Capital, as well as strategic investments from Motorola, Cisco and leading operators, Vodafone and Telefonica. To learn more, please visit www.amobee.com.
About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young 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 140 cities in more than 50 countries.
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