New York, NY - December 19, 2023 - Prove Identity, Inc. ("Prove"), the global leader in digital identity, today announced that its Founder & Chief Executive Officer Rodger Desai has been named by Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) as a 2023 Entrepreneur Of The Year® National finalist. Now in its 37th year, Entrepreneur Of The Year was created to honor those audacious entrepreneurs who dare to reimagine what’s possible and develop products and solutions that disrupt markets, revolutionize industries, and transform lives.
An independent panel of judges selected Desai from a pool of 224 Entrepreneur Of The Year 2023 regional award winners from 197 companies across the U.S. The panel evaluated award candidates based on their demonstration of building long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth, and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.
"I'm thrilled and honored to be selected as a National finalist from an elite group of entrepreneurs," said Desai. "This distinction is a testament to the innovation and diligent work of the entire Prove team, which I am fortunate to be a part of. With so many talented team members, I am confident that Prove can continue to lead the consumer identity verification and authentication market, making it easier and safer for consumers to engage with the digital economy.”
Since 1986, Entrepreneur Of The Year has celebrated entrepreneurs whose drive, innovative spirit, and creativity have fueled their companies’ success, revolutionized their industries, and positively impacted their communities. The National finalists and winners were announced during a celebration held at the Strategic Growth Forum® in Palm Springs, which is one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for ambitious entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth, and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. National Overall Award winners go on to compete for the World Entrepreneur Of The Year title. Visit ey.com/us/eoy.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards include presenting sponsors PNC Bank, SAP America, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
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Prove enables businesses to provide frictionless digital consumer experiences without compromising security. With Prove’s advanced identity verification and authentication platform and Prove Identity Network®, trusted digital transactions are assured throughout the user journey. More than 1,000 businesses, including 9 of the top 10 U.S. banks, rely on Prove to boost revenue, improve customer acquisition, enhance cybersecurity, mitigate fraud, and eliminate the costs of legacy identity verification solutions. Learn more at www.prove.com and follow us on LinkedIn.
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