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Infovision CEO was Awarded as Entrepreneur of the finalist for 2010 in NJ  ( 2010-05-27 )

  Entrepreneur of the year 2010 in New Jersey finalist by (E&Y) Ernst & Young LLP


inalists for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 Awards in New Jersey Announced

ISELIN, N.J., May 27 – Ernst & Young LLP is pleased to announce the finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award in New Jersey. This group of outstanding entrepreneurs was selected by an independent judging panel made up of regional business, academic and community leaders. The winners will be revealed at a gala event on Thursday June 24th at The Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe, NJ.

"Entrepreneurship is especially vital as our nation recovers from recession," said Stephen Gatto, Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director for New Jersey. "These finalists create jobs in our area, encouraging healthy growth, development and innovation in the local economy."

The New Jersey finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award in 2010 are:

Dr. Bharat Dave Chairman, President & CEO Alphion Corporation

Kishore Ganji CEO Astir IT Solutions, Inc.

Dr. Bharat Dave Chairman, President & CEO Alphion Corporation 
Kishore Ganji CEO Astir IT Solutions, Inc. 
Thomas Shipley Co-CEO Atlantic Coast Media Group LLC 
Andrew Surwilo Co-CEO Atlantic Coast Media Group LLC 
XunKai Gong Co-CEO AvePoint, Inc. 
Dr. Tianyi Jiang Co-CEO AvePoint, Inc. 
Glenn Van Etten Founder & CFO Brighton Cromwell, LLC 
William Van Etten, Jr. Founder, President & CEO Brighton Cromwell, LLC
Michael S. Persico President Clean Venture, Inc. 
Philip McCrea CEO ClearPoint Learning Systems 
Julie Auslander President cSubs 
Robert E. Farina CEO Cybershift, Inc. 
William O\'Brien CEO Direct Edge 
Glenn Stevens CEO GAIN Capital 
Dr. Amy Liao COO GENEWIZ, Inc. 
Dr. Steven Sun President & CEO GENEWIZ, Inc. 
Charles Connors President & COO H&M International Transportation, Inc. 
David Rosenberg Founder & Chairman Hycrete, Inc. 
Krishna Lakamsani CEO Infovision Technologies Inc. 
Linda Spinella President & CEO ITDistributors 
Lindsay Phillips Founder Lindsay Phillips Inc. 
David Hickey CEO Lumeta Corporation 
Timothy Spring CEO Marcal Manufacturing, LLC 
William Kroll Chairman & CEO Matheson Tri-Gas 
William Bartzak President & CEO MD On-Line Inc. 
Eliot Arlo Colon President Miro Consulting, Inc. 
Scott Rosenberg CEO & Founder Miro Consulting, Inc. 
Dale Cline CEO netForensics, Inc. 
Arnab Gupta CEO Opera Solutions LLC 
Dr. Donald. Deieso Chairman & CEO PeriGen, Inc. 
Dr. Shihab Kuran President, CEO and Founder Petra Solar, Inc. 
Thomas Catanese President & CEO Power Survey Company 
Rohan Douglas CEO Quantifi, Inc. 
Brian Twibell CEO RedVision Systems Inc. 
Peter Mehta CEO SANpulse 
Padma S. Allen President & CFO TechnoDyne LLC

The Entrepreneur Of The Year® program honors entrepreneurs regionally in June, leading up to the national awards in November. Additionally, venture-backed companies that win an Entrepreneur Of The Year® award regionally are also eligible for the Venture Capital Award of Excellence on a national level. The overall national US winner then moves on to compete for the World Entrepreneur Of The Year title in June.

This year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 24th anniversary. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Entrepreneurs are nominated and evaluated by those in each region, including local business, academic and community leaders.

All regional honorees are invited to the national Entrepreneur Of The Year® gala, hosted by Jay Leno, on November 13, 2010 in Palm Springs, California. The gala is the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation\'s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. For more information on the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, please visit

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors. In New Jersey, sponsors include regional sponsors Bowne & Co and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and local sponsors Gibbons P.C., NJBIZ, NJTC and WithumSmith+Brown.

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Ernst & Young\'s Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world\'s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award makes a difference through the unique 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, Ernst & Young 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 135 cities in 50 countries.

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