EY recently announced that Paul Stillmank, Founder and CEO of 7Summits, the leader in experience-driven digital transformation solutions, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Midwest.
Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the United States, the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Finalists were selected by a panel of independent judges.
“7Summits embodies my own deep belief — for which I was willing to risk everything — that collaboration-based solutions would change the world. My entrepreneurship is driven by two key desires: First, inventing solutions to business challenges that ultimately transform our clients and, in aggregate, the world. Second, cultivating an environment where employees with mind-blowing talents can do amazing and rewarding work,” said Stillmank upon receiving news of the honor. “It is no wonder, then, that 7Summits’ core purpose is ‘to unleash peoples’ potential to create, compete and innovate in entirely new ways.’ This company, and the people who have made it thrive, has allowed the chance to fully realize this purpose every day, and for that I am immensely grateful.”
Paul founded 7Summits ten years ago based on a vision for the world in which purpose-driven communities delivered true business value. Fast-forward those ten years, and the company is gaining considerable momentum, while living up to its mission: “to create online community experiences that transform businesses and enhance people’s lives.”
Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 12 at Navy Pier in Chicago. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. Now in its thirty-third year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Local sponsors for the Midwest program include Plexus Groupe, LaSalle Network, Cresa, PNC Bank, Becker Professional Education and 1871.
7Summits is the leader in community-driven digital transformation solutions that empower customers, enable partners, and unleash employees. Our proven approach combines strategic consulting, user-centered experience design, and deep technical expertise to improve clients’ business processes through collaboration and automation.
Our Salesforce Lightning Accreditation recognizes our suite of solution accelerators, including Community Lightning Bolts and Lightning Components. These proprietary tools help customers implement high-quality solutions faster. 7Summits is a Salesforce Gold-level Consulting Partner, a two-time recipient of Salesforce Venture funding, and is recognized by industry analysts and observers as a standout digital solutions provider.
Visit 7SummitsInc.com to view a portfolio of our recent work.
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Learn more about 7Summits and Paul Stillmank’s take on the evolution of digital transformation
in his recent article “Online Communities Inform Automation Thinking
Capitalizing on The Promise of AI and RPA.”
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