EY Announces Ian Aaron of Ubicquia as Finalist for 2022 Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award Florida –
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Ian Aaron, CEO of Ubicquia, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year® 2022 Florida Award Finalist. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the most competitive awards for entrepreneurs and high-growth business leaders who think big to succeed.
Ian was selected by a panel of independent judges according to the following criteria – entrepreneurship, purpose, growth and impact – among other essential contributions and attributes.
“I would like to thank EY for including me as an Entrepreneur of The Year® finalist. I am honored to be in the company of inspiring business leaders across Florida. I am proud of the work we have accomplished to develop platforms that challenge conventional deployment models by leveraging existing AI-powered utility infrastructure This innovation helps reduce energy consumption, make the network more resilient, improve public safety and accelerate 5G rollouts. We’re having a real impact in cities and communities of all sizes – and that’s what drives us.
The regional winners will be announced on June 23, 2022. The regional winners will then be reviewed by the independent national jury, and the national awards will be presented in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The winner of the overall national Entrepreneur of the Year award will then compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ award in June 2023.
For more than 35 years, EY US has celebrated the unstoppable entrepreneurs who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has rewarded more than 10,000 U.S. executives since its inception in 1986. Entrepreneur Of The Year award winners have exclusive and ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of other alumni and other members of the entrepreneurial community in more than 60 countries. countries – all backed by extensive EY resources.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are presented by PNC Bank. In Florida, sponsors also include Cresa and DLA Piper.
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It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. National winners compete for the title of EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™. ey.com/us/eoy
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Ubicquia offers municipalities, utilities and communication service providers cost-effective and scalable platforms for deploying smart city, connectivity and network solutions. The Ubicquia® suite of street-mounted smart city and connectivity platforms includes UbiCell™, which allows intelligent control of streetlights; UbiMetro™, a small public lighting cell that accelerates the deployment of 4G and 5G networks; and UbiHub™, which offers high-speed wireless Internet access and street-level video and audio intelligence. Ubicquia’s smart grid platforms include UbiGrid™ DTM+, a platform to monitor a utility’s distribution transformers and network in real time; and UbiSmart™ AQM+, a sensor that monitors a city’s air quality index, noise levels and environmental data. Ubicquia’s solutions install in minutes to help communities become smarter, safer and more connected. To learn more about how Ubicquia can make your city simply connected and simply smart, visit www.ubicquia.com or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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