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Gold Stevie® Award 2018 – Internet and New Media Entrepreneur of the Year

 

 

 

The Stevie® Awards are the world’s premier business awards. They were created in 2002 to honour and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organisations and working professionals worldwide.

More than 3,500 nominations from organisations in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Company of the Year, Website of the Year, App of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Entrepreneur of the Year, among others.

Graham Shapiro has won a gold Stevie award as Entrepreneur of the Year for his contribution to the internet and new media.

He now proudly joins past Gold Stevie Award winners including: Apple, Sony Playstation, BT, among many others. Stevie Award judges include many of the world’s most respected executives, entrepreneurs, innovators, and business educators. Each of our awards programs harnesses the insights and talents of more than 200 judges every year. The 2018 IBAs received entries from 74 nations and territories.

Judges comments included:

Highly innovative projects to solve real life pains in a variety of fields.

Graham Shapiro has the best success design story I have EVER seen. He was smart enough to see the future it would have.

Graham Shapiro has proven track record of gaining trust of high profile customers and gaining new markets with the help of digital innovation.

Graham has done an unbelievable job by producing unique products.

Well done Graham for such creativity and distinguished value add products!

Successfully created many digital platforms with outstanding results. Graham is an outstanding inventor, designer and a great entrepreneur. Through his leadership he has managed to place the company in a commanding position.

Outstanding innovation and entrepreneurship in the Internet and technological industry. Business growth through constant innovation and great executive management.

“This year’s Stevie Award winners in the IBAs are the most distinguished group of winners we’ve had yet,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We raised the minimum average score from the judges required to qualify as a Stevie winner, so 2018 winners should be especially proud of their achievements. We look forward to presenting their Stevies to them in London on October 20 2018, and to telling their stories over the coming year through Stevie Awards media.”

Graham Shapiro commented, “It is incredible to receive a Gold Stevie Award for Internet and New Media Entrepreneur of the Year. Thank you to the Stevie Awards and the judges for their nominations. To receive this recognition is truly mind-blowing, particularly when you consider 3,500 entries from 74 nations worldwide and the vote from 200 judges. None of this would be possible without my terrific design teams, past and present. I represent a team of designers who work tirelessly and who support my vision. I am immensely grateful to receive this award especially when you consider the incredible achievements of the other finalists.”