LINDON, Utah, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BambooHR, the industry's leading software provider dedicated to powering the strategic evolution of HR in small and medium businesses, today announced that EY has named CEO Ben Peterson and COO Ryan Sanders as the winners in the Business Software category at the Entrepreneur of the Year® 2018 Utah Region Awards. The Utah Region Award winners were announced at a black-tie gala on June 2, 2018 at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
"With so many incredible companies in Utah, being recognized by EY is truly an honor," said Peterson. "Working with Ryan and exceptional people throughout the past 10 years has been profoundly rewarding. People matter most, and this focus is what has made BambooHR's success possible."
This recognition comes to the co-founders of BambooHR on the eve of its 10th anniversary. BambooHR has continued to grow steadily since it started and currently has over 10,000 customers, supporting over 1 million employees worldwide in more than 100 countries. In addition to this latest honor, BambooHR has received multiple awards and distinctions so far in 2018, including: Fortune's Best Workplaces in Technology, PCMag's Best HR Software of 2018, Stevie Award for Sales and Customer Service and the Cloud Award for Best HR Software.
"Everything we've accomplished is because of our team. We've all worked hard on this journey, and to have that work recognized is incredibly humbling," said Sanders. "As we continue to focus on our shared goals and values, we look forward to providing even more innovation and value to HR professionals."
For more than 30 years, the Entrepreneur of the Year program has been at the forefront of identifying game-changing business leaders and celebrating American ingenuity. The program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellent and extraordinary success in areas such as financial performance, innovation and commitment to their businesses and communities. The independent judging panel includes previous award winners, leading CEOs, private equity and venture capital investors, and other regional business luminaries.
Past winners have disrupted industries, created new product categories and successfully brought new innovation and technology to traditional industries. Such winners include Patrick Byrne of Overstock.com, Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay and Brandon Fugal of CBC Advisors.
Serving more than 10,000 customers and supporting 1 million employees in over 100 countries, BambooHR is the leading provider of tools that power the strategic evolution of HR in small and medium businesses. BambooHR's cloud-based system is an intuitive, affordable way for growing companies to track and manage essential employee information in a personalized Human Resources Information System (HRIS). With BambooHR, HR managers have more time for meaningful work, executives get accurate, timely reports and employees can self-service their time off using a convenient mobile app. BambooHR's clients include innovators like Asana, Foursquare, Freshbooks, Stance, Reddit and Magnolia Market, among thousands of others worldwide. To find out more, visit bamboohr.com or follow us on Twitter at @bamboohr.
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