Vonage Executive Selected as a Finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Awards
HOLMDEL, N.J., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EY has announced that Wain Kellum, president of Vonage Business Solutions, formerly the CEO of Vocalocity, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Southeast region of the United States. This award program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Mr. Kellum is one of 24 finalists selected from the Southeast area from a panel of independent judges; award recipients will be announced at a special gala on June 26.
"It is truly an honor to be considered for an award that continues to recognize the entrepreneurial spirit that has built so many great companies," said Mr. Kellum. "I'm very proud of my team's hard work and dedication in driving the incredible growth of Vocalocity, culminating in the Company's acquisition by Vonage.
"Today, as Vonage Business Solutions, we continue to evolve our mission-critical communications system enabling businesses to interact with their customers, prospects and partners more efficiently and effectively. As we continue to build our business as a part of Vonage, this recognition reminds us how far we have travelled in a very short time from the early stages of our development."
Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of communications services connecting individuals through cloud-connected devices worldwide, with approximately 2.6 million subscriber lines. Vonage provides a robust suite of feature-rich, affordable residential and business communication solutions that offer flexibility, portability and ease-of-use for both landline and mobile phones. Vonage's residential service is sold on the web (www.vonage.com) and through telesales and regional and national retailers, and its business service is sold through Vonage Business Solutions (www.vonagebusiness.com) telesales and channel partners.
Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. In November, 2013, the Company acquired Vocalocity, Inc., which now markets its services as Vonage Business Solutions and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Vonage® is a registered trademark of Vonage Marketing LLC, owned by Vonage America Inc. To follow Vonage on Twitter, please visit www.twitter.com/vonage. To become a fan on Facebook, go to www.facebook.com/vonage. To subscribe on YouTube, visit www.youtube.com/vonage.
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Now in its 28th year, the 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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