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Prove CEO Rodger Desai Honored as 2023 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® NY Winner

Yuka Yoneda
May 1, 2023

Distinguished award celebrates visionary entrepreneurs who are building bolder futures

 

Prove Identity is thrilled to announce that Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has named our Founder & CEO Rodger Desai as a 2023 Entrepreneur Of The Year® NY Winner. Now in its 37th year, Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for transformative entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all.

 

Desai was selected by an independent panel of judges, who 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 honored to be selected as a 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 market, making it easier and safer for consumers to engage with the digital economy.”

 

Regional award winners will be announced on June 13th during a special celebration. The winners will then be considered by the National judges for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, which will be presented in November at the annual Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2024.  

 

The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 11,000 entrepreneurs throughout the US since its inception in 1986, and it has grown to recognize business leaders across 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.

 

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable 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 EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. Visit ey.com/us/eoy.

Read EY’s full press release about the award finalists here.

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