60 Global Leaders Named Winners in the 2019 BIG Awards for Business


PHILADELPHIA—November 6, 2019—Today, the Business Intelligence Group announced the winners of the 2019 BIG Awards for Business program. The organization’s annual program was advertised as the “________ of the Year” program and was launched to reward those companies, products and people that are leading their respective industries.

“Leadership, innovation and technology were all major themes shared by this year’s winners of the BIG Awards for Business,” said Maria Jimenez, chief nominations officer for Business Intelligence Group. “We are so proud to reward each of these people, products and organizations for setting such a positive example for the global business community.”


Executive of the Year

Chris Cabrera, Founder, CEO, Xactly Corporation, Technology Software

Hardeep Gulati, CEO PowerSchool, K-12 Education Technology Solutions

Bruce Lowthers, President, Banking Solutions, FIS, Financial Solutions

Jayson Waller, CEO POWERHOME, Energy

Small Business Executive of the Year

Blake Schroeder, CEO, Kannaway

Woman of the Year


Gail Becker, Founder and CEO, CAULIPOWER 

Small Business

Dr Jennifer Hennessey-Bremseth, CEO, Animal ER 


Karen Abramson, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting 

Lisa Heritage McLin, Vice President of Alliances & Channel Chief, Rackspace 

Holly Paeper, Vice President of Marketing and Vertical Markets, Trane Commercial HVAC 


Company of the Year

Small Business

Adzerk, Technology Software

Allena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Healthcare – Pharmaceuticals

BillingPlatform, Financial Solutions

Kannaway, Life Sciences, Health, Wellness, Nutrition

TargetCW, Recruiting and Human Resources

V Digital Services, Marketing


Klick Inc., Marketing

Nintex, Technology Software


TransPerfect, Business Services

Green Company of the Year

James Sedgwick Distillery, Food and beverage, Enterprise

Trane, Manufacturing and Technology, Enterprise

Small Business of the Year

Arch RoamRight Travel Insurance, Insurance

Chime, Real Estate

CustomPictureFrames.com, Manufacturing

Grey Matter Marketing, Marketing

Kaloom Inc, Technology Software

R2C Inc., Government

Superior Pools of Southwest Florida, Inc, Other

Start-up of the Year

AInnovation, Technology

Better.com, Financial Solutions


New Product of the Year


Shelf, Technology Software

Small Business 

Centage Corporation’s Planning Maestro, Financial Solutions

Fasetto Forum, Technology Services

Impartner, Technology Software

LifeStraw, LifeStraw HomeGlass Water Filter Pitcher -Consumer Goods

Nectar CX Assurance Services, Telecommunications


360insights™ Channel Success Platform©, Business Services

ADP® HR Pro, Recruiting and Human Resources

Aver EP65 All-in-one Interactive Panel, Technology Hardware

Advantage Leased Assets© from Bloomberg Tax & Accounting , Financial Solutions

Course5 Discovery, An Augmented Intelligence Solution

Epson Moverio Assist AR Remote Assistance Solution, Technology

Wolters Kluwer Lien Solutions’ Portfolio Sync, Financial Solutions

Sisense AI Exploration, Technology Software

Wolters Kluwer’s Vanceo Mortgage, Banking

Product of the Year

Small Business

Data Theorem’s API Discover and API Inspect, Technology Services

Divvy, Financial Solutions

Forward Networks’ Forward Enterprise, Technology Software

vMOX, Telecommunications


Wolters Kluwer Lien Solutions’ iLien Motor Vehicle, Banking

Wolters Kluwer’s CASH Workflow, Financial Solutions

Vertafore, RiskMatch, Insurance

RUN Powered by ADP®, Recruiting and Human Resources

iboss cloud, Technology

CCH® Tagetik Finance Transformation Platform, Technology Software

Case Study of the Year

Small Business

KBMax, Technology Software


SelectHealth and Delphix, Healthcare

Icertis, Technology Software

SmartDrive’s SR4 Hardware and Transportation Intelligence Platform, Transportation & Travel, Enterprise

The Business Intelligence Group also named several companies as finalists in the 2019 BIG Awards for Business including ADP®, AppFolio, ASG Technologies, Aventri, Bloomberg Tax, CCH Axcess, EdgeVerve Systems, Merrill Corporation, Icertis, Wolters Kluwer Lien Solutions’ iLien Manage, MightyCall, NICE inContact, Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX solution, Seismic and ZE PowerGroup Inc.

About Business Intelligence Group www.bintelligence.com

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.