SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracy Young, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer of PlanGrid has been named Rising Star of the Year by Construction Dive, a leading industry news publisher. PlanGrid is a leading maker of mobile construction productivity software, co-founded by Young in 2011, determined to increase collaboration and efficiency in the industry. PlanGrid has more than 300 employees globally and is used on more than 550,000 total projects around the world.
"Tracy Young will attribute PlanGrid's success to being in the right place at the right time — but the company wouldn't be what it is today without Young's brilliance and expertise," said Mary Tyler March, Associate Editor for Construction Dive.
PlanGrid is used by thousands of customers, including DPR, Granite, NVIDIA, Target Corporation, and Tutor Perini.
The 2017 Dive Awards recognize the industry's top disruptors and innovators. These executives, companies, trends and breakthroughs are transforming the industry and shaping the future. Construction Dive solicited suggestions for title nominees from its 80,000 readers.
Winners were chosen by the editors of Construction Dive based on resonance and industry impact.
About PlanGrid PlanGrid is the leader in construction productivity software. Used on more than 500,000 projects around the world, PlanGrid's value extends over numerous phases of construction, building a massive and accurate history of every jobsite through everyday use that creates a data-rich record set at turnover that is essential to long-term operations. PlanGrid is the first construction productivity software that allows contractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil, and other industries to collaborate easily from their mobile devices and desktop, managing blueprints, specs, photos, RFIs, field reports, and punch lists. PlanGrid is used in more than 70 countries by thousands of customers. The company has secured over $62 million in funding from investors including Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital, and several other top firms. For more information, please visit: https://www.plangrid.com/.
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