LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Evite, Inc. (www.evite.com), the leading digital service for bringing people together, today announced its Chief Executive Officer Victor Cho was named Internet Person of the Year by the Internet Marketing Association (IMA). The award was presented at IMA's annual IMPACT15 Conference and Awards event held at the ARIA Resort at City Center in Las Vegas September 23-25, 2015.
Internet Person of the Year is IMA's top award. Each year, the winner is selected based on integrity, business leadership, innovation and risk/reward style. Past recipients include Mark Zuckerberg of facebook.com (2011), Justin Choi of ciegames.com (2012), Tony Hsieh of zappos.com (2013), and Rob Friedman of auction.com (2014).
"It is truly an honor to be recognized by the Internet Marketing Association for this prestigious award," said Cho. "It is a reflection of the incredible work of the entire team at Evite, as we further our mission of bringing people together face-to-face, and making that process effortless and more memorable."
"The annual IMPACT conference gathers leaders from across our industry who are thinking outside the box, and Victor is at the top of that list," said IMA Chairman Sinan Kanatsiz. "Having recently sent its 2 billionth event invitation, Evite is the driving force behind the creation of billions of meaningful connections. Moreover, under Victor's leadership, Evite is utilizing its significant scale to make a positive impact on the world."
IMA is one of the fastest growing professional organizations in the world and encompasses a wide range of educated professionals in sales, marketing, business ownership, programming, creative development and related fields.
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Evite (www.evite.com) is the leading digital service for bringing people together. With a wide array of free, easy-to-use invitation designs and inspirational party-planning tools, the company has sent over 2 billion event invitations in its history, enabling approximately 3 billion unique face-to-face connections. Evite makes getting together effortless and more memorable for its 100+ million annual users, sending 20,000 invitations every hour and handling hundreds of millions of RSVPs every year. Launched in 1998, Evite is headquartered in Los Angeles and is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, attributed to the Liberty Ventures Group (NASDAQ :LVNTA , LVNTB).