Orion Systems Integrators, Inc. President & CEO Sunil Mehta Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011 New Jersey Award Winner
Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in IT Consulting Category
Iselin, New Jersey, June 24, 2011– Orion Systems Integrators, Inc. a global IT services and solutions provider, today announced that Sunil Mehta, President & CEO received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 New Jersey Award in the IT Consulting category. According to Ernst & Young LLP, 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. Sunil was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe on June 23, 2011.
“I am overwhelmed to be receiving this honor. I would like to offer my sincerest thanks to Ernst & Young and the panel of judges, as well as my congratulations to all the 2011 finalists and award winners. Words cannot express the gratitude I feel towards my amazing team at Orion and my family, without whom my vision would not be a reality”, said Sunil.
Founded in a loft in 1993 Orion Systems Integrators, Inc. has grown from a one man company to a 500+ global workforce with seven offices spanning four continents. Orion develops, integrates, deploys and manages IT services and solutions for leading financial, retail, media, pharmaceutical and government organizations across the globe. Orion’s well experienced teams of experts are strategists, problem solvers and implementers who understand how leveraging technology can solve real business problems and maximize opportunities. Orion’s reputation is built on their focus and dedication to develop and deliver technology excellence through flawlessly executed projects while providing outstanding customer satisfaction.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Program celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Past award winners have included Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Arthur M. Blank of AMB Group, LLC (Home Depot, Atlanta Falcons), Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., Ruth Fertel of Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Inc., Maxine Clark of Build-a-Bear Workshop, Tom Adams of Rosetta Stone Inc., Matt Szulik of Red Hat, Inc., and last year’s national winner, Howard Lutnick, Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Capital Partners, Inc.
As a New Jersey award winner, Sunil is now eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011 National Award. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year National Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 12, 2011. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies, which will be held November 9–13, 2011.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation as a national sponsor.
In New Jersey, sponsors include Merrill Corporation, Empire Valuation Consultants, DLA Piper, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, WithumSmith +Brown, Gibbons, P.C., New Jersey Technology Council, New Jersey Business Journal.
Learn more about Orion Systems Integrators at www.orioninc.com
About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®
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