Dateline: April 10th 2013
Fremont, CA, April 9, 2013 – Ernst & Young LLP announced today that Prem Chand, President and CEO of Milestone Technologies, Inc. (MILESTONE), a Global Strategic IT Solutions Provider, was named a semifinalist 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. Finalists will be named in May, with awards being presented at a special gala on June 22nd at the Fairmont in San Francisco.
“I feel honored to have been named an Ernst & Young semifinalist for Northern California, especially when surrounded with the entrepreneurial spirit and success of the San Francisco Bay Area. As we continue the transformation to a solutions-based business model, with new opportunities in enterprise mobility and data center infrastructure, it is an exciting time for all of us at MILESTONE,” said Prem Chand.
MILESTONE provides strategic advisory services, customized solutions and turnkey offerings that are cost effective, efficient and reliable. The company has created a service delivery organization that designs, develops and operates the client’s entire IT infrastructure. Advanced technology partnerships in Enterprise Mobility, Networking, Computing, Unified Communications, Wireless, Data Center Operations and Cloud Services enable MILESTONE to set the trend in an industry that offers unparalleled IT products and services.
Prem explained that “our clients require emerging IT solutions that meet ever-increasing standards and expectations.” He built MILESTONE to ensure that companies are empowered with industry-leading tools and solutions, technical know-how and project management expertise. Prem built strong relationships with his early clients, and based on process improvements and consistent, dependable results, these relationships became the foundation for MILESTONE’s steady growth.
About Milestone – Milestone is a Global Strategic IT Solutions Provider headquartered in Fremont, CA. Founded in 1997 by President and CEO, Prem Chand, MILESTONE has grown organically and profitably since its inception and has expanded at a 28% growth rate year to year since 2006. With over 200 clients in 18 countries and 900+ employees, many Fortune 100 companies rely on MILESTONE to design, build, and operate critical IT infrastructure. The company is on a trajectory to grow its revenue by 40% in 2013. For more information, visit milestonepowered.com.
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.
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