Chip Pearson and Zach Halmstad Recognized for Entrepreneurial Excellence in ‘Technology Software’ Category.
MINNEAPOLIS – June 13, 2014 – JAMF Software, the leader in device management solutions, today announced that co-CEOs Chip Pearson and Zach Halmstad received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ Award in the “Technology Software” category in the Upper Midwest.
The EY Entrepreneur of the Year award program recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate inspirational leadership and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their business and communities. Pearson and Halmstad were selected by an independent panel of judges and were presented with the award at a special gala event at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis on June 11, 2014.
Pearson and Halmstad were recognized for not only being visionary leaders within the technology software industry, but also giving back to the community by supporting philanthropic efforts such as The Confluence Project and partnering with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for a college internship program.
“It’s such an honor to be recognized as top entrepreneurs by one of the most prestigious business award programs in the country,” said Chip Pearson, co-CEO of JAMF Software. “This company was created to help companies of all sizes succeed with the Apple platform,” added Zach Halmstad, founder and co-CEO of JAMF Software. “Today, JAMF Software remains deeply committed to not only bettering the lives of our customers, but our employees and those in the greater community as well.”
JAMF Software was founded in 2002 with a mission to help the enterprise succeed with the Apple platform. Today, JAMF Software has over 4,000 customers across commercial, education and government verticals and offices across four continents.
As an Upper Midwest award winner, Pearson and Halmstad are now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur of the Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
To view an interview with Chip Pearson and Zach Halmstad that aired at the June 11 award gala event, visit: http://bit.ly/1pOZVeH.
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About JAMF Software
Since 2002, JAMF Software—and our Casper Suite solution—has made it easy for businesses, schools and other enterprises to use and manage Apple devices in their organizations.
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.