Mimecast CEO Peter Bauer named an EY Entrepreneur of The Year® New England 2016 Finalist
Watertown, MA – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced that CEO and co-founder, Peter Bauer, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the New England program. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Bauer was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 23, 2016 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.
Bauer started Mimecast in 2003 with co-founder and CTO, Neil Murray, with a mission to build a secure cloud infrastructure and services to make email safer for business. Today, Mimecast is a $141.8 million, Nasdaq-listed business with 18,000 customers globally and over 700 employees in nine offices around the world.
“Mimecast’s success has been built on matching our vision with the development of industry-leading cloud services and our commitment to creating a world-class customer and employee experience. Lasting success only comes when you can make all of these factors work and that requires relentless commitment and tenacity. I am very proud of what the company has achieved so far and excited about what the future holds as we grow,” said Bauer. “Finalist selection was made possible by the commitment and loyalty of our employees who work hard to turn our vision into reality.”
Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Mimecast (NASDAQ: MIME) makes business email and data safer for 18,000 customers and millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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