PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Certent today announced it was named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Certent grew 150% percent during the period 2012 to 2015.
Certent's chief executive officer, Michael Boese, credits the company's 150% topline growth to its successful transformation into a provider of multiple compliance solutions across mission critical areas of finance. He said, "The rapid growth of our customer base has allowed us to make major investments in the usability of our platforms as well as significant people, process and technology improvements in our services and support organizations. These investments have strengthened our financial disclosure and equity management offerings, which has created an upward spiral of success for our customers and partners."
"Today, when every organization can be a tech company, the most effective businesses not only foster the courage to explore change, but also encourage creativity in using and applying existing assets in new ways, as resourcefully as possible," said Sandra Shirai, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications industry leader. "This ingenious approach to innovation calls for the encouragement of curiosity and collaboration both within and outside the office walls."
"This year's Fast 500 winners showcase that when organizations are open to diverse perspectives and insights, they are able to create an environment for their employees and customers to see the possibilities and ingenious solutions that might lie ahead," added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "Entrepreneurial environments foster change and innovation within businesses, and we look forward to watching these companies continue to drive change across all sectors."
About Deloitte's 2016 Technology Fast 500™ Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2012 to 2015.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
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About Certent Certent, Inc. is a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for equity compensation and financial disclosure management. Our open ecosystem allows for comprehensive partner integrations enabling best-in-class stock plan administration, robust financial reporting for ASC 718, and high quality EDGAR/SEDAR filings in XBRL, HTML, and Inline XBRL. Founded in 2002, Certent has helped more than 1,800 public, private, and pre-IPO companies worldwide innovate their stock plan and financial reporting processes.