BOSTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactions Corporation, the leading provider of conversational Virtual Assistant applications for customer care, today announced that Mike Iacobucci, President and CEO, has been selected as finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year ® 2013 Award in the New England Region. Finalists were selected by a panel of independent judges based upon success in areas such as innovation and financial performance and the entrepreneurs' personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at the Renaissance Waterfront in Boston.
"I've known Mike a long time. He's proven time and again to be natural leader with a keen sense for bringing disruptive technology to market," said Bob Davoli, board member of Interactions and the lead investor. "He has truly positioned Interactions to succeed and to be named a finalist in this prestigious award is a tribute to the dedication of Mike and his team."
Now in its 27th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded globally to recognize company builders in over 140 cities and in more than 50 countries.
Regional award winners go on to compete at the national level. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2013. 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.
Interactions Corporation enables companies to more effectively interact with their customers. Our patented technology for automated voice and other interactive systems delivers an unprecedented level of understanding that engages customers in a productive, natural conversation. The company serves a growing customer roster of industry-leading brands from its offices in Boston, Indianapolis and Austin. Learn more at www.interactions.net.
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.
SOURCE Interactions Corporation