*Update (6/9/16): Marie wins EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award for technology
EY recently announced that Marie Crump, Founding Partner of DATUM LLC is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Maryland program. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Crump was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 9, 2016 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.
“I am humbled and honored to be selected as a Finalist for Maryland, which is becoming well-known as an impressive technology & start up hub in it’s own right. I am certainly in good company.” stated Marie Crump. She continued, “When we started DATUM 7 years ago, there was no established market for information governance software and digital transformation was still a new concept. It is rewarding to see all the hard work and late nights paying off as the market matures and our company grows along with it – not only for me but for our world class team that jumped onboard to pursue our vision.”
Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.