|[July 01, 2014]
ORBCOMM CEO Marc Eisenberg Wins EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 New Jersey Award
ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
ORBCOMM (News - Alert) Inc. (Nasdaq:ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine
(M2M) solutions, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Marc
Eisenberg, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 New Jersey
Award in the Communications and Marketing category. The award recognizes
outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary
success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal
commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Eisenberg was
selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented
at a special gala event at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick on Thursday,
"I am honored to receive this prestigious award along with some of New
Jersey's most talented and driven entrepreneurs," said Marc Eisenberg,
ORBCOMM's Chief Executive Officer. "This award is a testament to the
innovation, energy and dedication of our outstanding team. I am very
proud of the tremendous growth and success we have achieved thus far,
but I believe the best is yet to come."
Now in its 28th year, the program has honored the inspirational
leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee
Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent
US national winners include Reid Hoffman (News - Alert) and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn;
Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2013 winner Hamid Moghadam, CEO
and Chairman of Prologis.
As a New Jersey award winner, Mr. Eisenberg is now eligible for
consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 national program.
Award winners in several national categories, as well as the
Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be
announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on
November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY
Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of
high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are
sponsored in the United States by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
and SAP (News - Alert) America. In New Jersey, sponsors include DLA Piper, Merrill
Corporation, Morgan Lewis, PNC Bank, Willis of New Jersey, Empire
Valuation Consultants, Scherzer International, Solomon Edwards Group,
Cresa, Murray Devine, NJBIZ and NJTC.
About ORBCOMM Inc.
ORBCOMM is a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions. Its
customers include Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi (News - Alert)
Construction Machinery, Hyundai Heavy Industries, I.D. Systems, Inc.,
Komatsu Ltd., Cartrack (Pty.) Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment,
among other industry leaders. By means of a global network of low-earth
orbit (LEO) satellites and accompanying ground infrastructure as well as
ourTier One cellular partners, ORBCOMM's low-cost and reliable two-way
data communication services track, monitor and control mobile and fixed
assets in our core markets: commercial transportation; heavy equipment;
industrial fixed assets; marine; and homeland security.
ORBCOMM is an innovator and leading provider of tracking, monitoring and
control services for the transportation market. Under its ReeferTrak®,
GenTrakTM, GlobalTrak®, and CargoWatch® brands, the company provides
customers with the ability to proactively monitor, manage and remotely
control their cold chain and dry transport assets. Additionally, ORBCOMM
provides Automatic Identification System (AIS) data services for vessel
tracking and to improve maritime safety to government and commercial
customers worldwide. ORBCOMM is headquartered in Rochelle Park, New
Jersey and has its Innovation & Network Control Center in Sterling,
Virginia. For more information, visit www.orbcomm.com.
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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