New Relic, Inc., the SaaS-based application performance management provider, today announced that CEO and Founder Lewis Cirne was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Northern California region. 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. Lewis Cirne was selected from nearly 118 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Awards will be presented at a special gala on June 22, 2013 at The Fairmont San Francisco.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Program, which will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on Nov. 17, 2013. 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.
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. Now in its 26th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries throughout the world.
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