CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jennifer Kraus, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Source Intelligence, has been named a finalist in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business for Executive of the Year.
The Stevie® Awards for Women in Business are the world's top awards for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. Winners will be announced in New York on Nov. 13. Dr. Kraus is being considered for overseeing the operations, client fulfillment and expansion of the world's leading supply chain management solutions company.
As Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Kraus has been in charge of ensuring Source Intelligence's vision was realized. She was instrumental in launching and, in the last year, expanding the other critical component of Source Intelligence's unique offering – the business service center staffed 24/7 with skilled supply chain specialists who speak multiple languages.
In the last year, Jennifer:
- Expanded the business service center (4x) to service additional offerings (smelter verification, AC, SB657 and restricted – chemicals – substances),
- Oversaw delivery expansion by more than 200%,
- Realizing deficiencies decreasing hours/program by, leveraging technology (the kinds of things we want investors to know), and
- Optimized the delivery and launched inaugural programs for dozens of new clients.
"Source Intelligence's growth, ability to deliver new offerings to clients, and ensuring our clients obtain optimal service are a result of the strong, effective and experienced leadership provided by Jennifer. We are proud to have executives of this caliber on our team," said Jess Kraus, Chief Executive Officer of Source Intelligence.
More than 1,400 entries were submitted this year by organizations and individuals around the world for consideration in more than 90 categories including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Maverick of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women-Run Workplace of the Year.
Dr. Kraus has more than 25 years of experience providing multi-disciplinary strategic environmental, health and safety services to customers in the U.S., Mexico, Canada and Central and South America. Prior to co-founding Source Intelligence, Jennifer was president of Global Environmental Consulting Company, Inc. She also has been an associate with Dames & Moore, environmental manager for General Dynamics, and a safety engineer with Litton Guidance and Control Systems.
Dr. Kraus' announcement comes at the same time Source Intelligence was honored with a 2015 GRC Innovation Award in Third Party Management by analyst firm GRC 20/20.
About Source Intelligence® (www.sourceintelligence.com):
Source Intelligence® (SI) is a global network of businesses linked together to expedite the exchange and validation of compliance information. SI's cloud-based SaaS platform helps customers make informed decisions about business partners to offer products that meet legal, ethical, and environmental standards. The company's information and analytics platform provides customers with visibility into supply chains in order to comply with the law, minimize operational and brand risk, and improve efficiency. Founded in 2009 by career experts in environmental solutions and analytics, Source Intelligence® has headquarters in Carlsbad, California and operations worldwide.
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