BOSTON, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jobcase is pleased to announce that CEO Fred Goff has been named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the New England program. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 23, 2016 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.
"I am grateful to EY for this accolade," says Mr. Goff. "I believe this acknowledgement is a wonderful testament to the amazing work of Jobcase employees and what we are achieving for America's workforce." With degrees from Carnegie Mellon and MIT, Mr. Goff has built a team focused on improving lives by leveraging data and technology. "It is very rewarding to work with the best and brightest minds to empower working men and women in this country."
The Jobcase social media platform has over 50 million members, and as Goff states, "The next milestone is to drive to one billion members globally. There are so many people that need empowerment in their working lives, and our open-access platform and growing community are a great way to provide that feedback and opportunity. It's a privilege to help make this a reality every day."
Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. Regional award winners are also eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program, which will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. Learn more about the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year New England program.
One of the Boston area's fastest growing technology companies, Jobcase is the only social media site dedicated to empowering America's workforce. Jobcase provides one place to manage all things job-related, especially access to the knowledge, connections and wisdom of 52 million other Jobcasers. Jobcase is an industry affiliated partner of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, CSAIL, and Jobcase technology powers over 100 job sites in the Jobcase Network, connecting more than 52 million workers and employers. For more information on Jobcase, visit www.jobcase.com.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY 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 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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