Company Also Recognized with Silver Stevie Awards for Best Shopping App and
Best New Product of the Year in the Software Category
Quebec, Montreal, August 15, 2013 – (Accesswire) – Wajam Inc. CEO Martin-Luc Archambault was named the winner of a Gold Stevie[R] Award in the Innovator of the Year and Executive of the Year (Internet/New Media) categories in The 10th Annual International Business Awards today. In addition, Wajam Shopping and Wajam Mobile were both recognized with Silver Stevie Awards for Best Shopping App and Best New Product of the Year in the Software category, respectively. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain on 14 October.
The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2013 IBAs received entries from more than 50 nations and territories. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.
More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.
“All of us on the Wajam team are honored to be recognized with two Gold and two Silver Stevie International Business Awards,” said Wajam CEO Martin-Luc Archambault. “We’ve worked hard to provide users with an easy way to tap into their friends’ knowledge with Wajam Shopping and Wajam Mobile this past year. As our team expands, we continue our quest to provide innovative new applications for social search to businesses and consumers alike.”
“The 2013 International Business Awards are noteworthy for featuring the best collection of entries we have ever received,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “The judges have been unanimous in their comments about the quality of achievements, and the expertise with which they were portrayed, in the nominations we received this year. We extend our most heartfelt congratulations to all of this year’s Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners.”
Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA. In 2012, Wajam was named a Silver Winner for the Most Innovative Company of the Year (in Canada and the U.S.A.) and the Best Social App, and also the Gold Winner for Best Online Press Room.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
About Wajam – Great Minds Search Alike – www.wajam.com
Wajam (www.wajam.com) is a social search engine that gives you access to the knowledge of your friends when you need it. The Wajam Social Search Everywhere Plugin makes searching the web more personal by adding results from friends to standard searches on Google, Bing or Yahoo! It elevates search relevance by featuring your friends' likes and reviews for products, places, links, photos and videos within your regular search habits, even in places like Amazon, Yelp, Trip Advisor, YouTube and Ebay. The Wajam Search site gives users the ability to search their network of trusted friends and followers across multiple social networks all in one place.
Wajam is a 2013 International Stevies Award Gold Winner for Innovator of the Year and Executive of the Year as well as a Silver Winner for Best Shopping App and Best New Product of the Year in the Software Category; a 2012 International Stevies Award Gold Winner for Best Press Room and Silver recipient for Best Social App and Most Innovative Company of the Year, a Red Herring Americas Top 100 Winner and Global 100 Winner, one of the CIX Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada, and recipient of the C2MTL Emerging Entrepreneurs Award, Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Jury's Favorite Award and Ernst & Young's 2012 Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Wajam received the highest security certifications from TRUSTe, McAfee and Norton, and is committed to protecting privacy and keeping user info safe. Wajam launched in private beta in January 2011 and was founded by Martin-Luc Archambault, who was previously CEO of Zango Canada, the winner of the Quebec Notables Young Professional Award in Social Media and the winner of an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Wajam is privately held and funded by Bolidea. Visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/wajam or Twitter at https://twitter.com/wajam. Please refer also to our award-winning Press Page or visit our Blog.
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