Entrepreneur of the Year recognizes ambitious entrepreneurs who are building a better world
LA ROCHELLE PARK, New Jersey, June 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced that Hannah Testani, CEO of Intelligent Audit, has been named the winner of New Jersey’s 2023 Entrepreneur Of The Year® award. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the most prestigious competitive awards given to entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth businesses. An independent judging panel of previous winners, top CEOs, investors and other regional business leaders selected Ms. Testani from among 10 other winners. Candidates were evaluated based on their ability to create long-term value through entrepreneurship, purpose, growth, and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.
“Being one of the many impressive finalists in the New Jersey domain was an honor in itself,” Testani said. “Winning the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Intelligent Audit team. Our growth and success over the past year would not have been possible without our team’s commitment to developing a better and more robust solution for our customers. »
Under Testani’s leadership, Intelligent Audit is revolutionizing the logistics industry by deploying big data and machine learning to identify shipping anomalies and optimize logistics processes for customers worldwide. The company has experienced tremendous growth and success, marked by continuous investment in technology and a culture of innovation, paving the way for a more efficient and profitable supply chain.
For nearly four decades, EY US has honored entrepreneurs whose ambition, courage and ingenuity have driven the success of their businesses, transformed their industries and positively impacted their communities. Entrepreneur of the Year award winners become lifelong members of a global, cross-industry community of entrepreneurs with exclusive and ongoing access to the experience, knowledge and wisdom of program alumni and other members ecosystem in more than 60 countries, all backed by extensive EY resources. .
Like a New Jersey winner, Testani is now eligible for the national Entrepreneur of the Year 2023 awards.
National judges will then consider the regional winners of the national Entrepreneur of the Year awards, which will be presented in November at the annual Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth companies and market leaders. The winner of the National Entrepreneur of the Year award will then compete for the Global Entrepreneur of the Year® award in June 2024.
The 2023 New Jersey Entrepreneur of the Year award winners are:
- Kimberlee Vaccarella | BOGG BAG
- Steve Kohn | Broadway Industries
- Apurva Saraf | Cosette Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- David Saud and Michael Saud | Freezpak Logistics
- Neha Shah | EPG
- Hannah Testani | Smart Audit
- Christine Miller | Therapeutic Melinta
- Mickey (Michael) bresman | Semperis
- Giuseppe Incitti | site tracking
- Srini Penumella | Spruce Technology
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year awards include major sponsors PNC Bank, NA; SAP America; and the Kauffman Foundation. In New Jersey, sponsors also include DLA Piper, Marsh & McLennan and Cresa Global.
About Entrepreneur of the Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for invincible entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders are bringing the innovation, growth and prosperity that are transforming our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with ideas and experiences that drive growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. National Global Award winners then compete for the title EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™. Visit ey.com/us/eoy.
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About Smart Audit
Founded in 1996, Intelligent Audit is the world leader in multimodal transportation invoice auditing, business intelligence analysis and secure carrier payment processing. The company helps carriers get paid what’s owed to them on time, while providing shippers with actionable, data-driven insights that take the guesswork out of decision-making. With robust machine learning algorithms that quickly identify abnormal patterns in transportation spend, Intelligent Audit paves the way for a more efficient and cost-effective supply chain. For more information, visit www.intelligentaudit.com.