BOSTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactions Corporation, a leading provider of technology applications that is transforming customer care, announced today that CEO Mike Iacobucci has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 in Technology for the New England region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who have demonstrated excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Iacobucci was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala on June 26th at The Renaissance Waterfront in Boston.
"It's an honor to be recognized with such a fantastic group of New England companies, let alone be named a winner," said Mike Iacobucci, CEO of Interactions. "It's a tribute to the entire Interactions team who have worked tirelessly to build what is becoming an incredible company."
Mr. Iacobucci has over 30 years of technology industry leadership experience. He has shaped Interactions' core business goals, overseeing execution of its growth strategies, operations, technology and go to market initiatives. Mike has grown the company at an incredible pace -- with offices currently in Boston, Franklin (MA), Indianapolis, and Austin. Today, dozens of Fortune 1000 brands, including Hyatt, Lifelock, and Humana have benefited from working with Interactions.
The next step for Mike Iacobucci will be the National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year overall award which will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2013.
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.
Interactions Corporation enables companies to more effectively interact with their customers. Its 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 corporate headquarters near Boston with major facilities in Indianapolis and Austin. Learn more at http://www.interactions.net.
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