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April 16, 2015 09:19 ET

EY Announces Delivery Agent CEO Mike Fitzsimmons Is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award Semifinalist in Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2015) -  EY has announced that CEO Mike Fitzsimmons of Delivery Agent is a semi-finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Northern California region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Fitzsimmons was selected as a semifinalist from 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 11th at the Fairmont San Francisco.

"I am honored to be included among this exceptional group of trailblazing entrepreneurs who are relentlessly pursuing their vision," said Fitzsimmons. "At Delivery Agent, our entrepreneurial spirit has led us to develop and commercialize the only omni-screen monetization platform that transforms the way audiences interact with premium entertainment content while generating new revenue opportunities for the media ecosystem. We remain fiercely committed to innovating alongside our partners as the media consumption landscape continues to evolve."

Now in its 29th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. 

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In Northern California, sponsors include King & Spalding, Merrill Datasite, RoseRyan, Scherzer International, SmartBusiness, SolomonEdwards.

About Delivery Agent, Inc.
Delivery Agent is the market leader in turning audiences into revenue generating customers for the world's largest brands and media companies. Delivery Agent's proprietary technology allows viewers to engage with and transact directly from advertisements and television shows through web, mobile, and advanced television applications. Currently in market with leading broadcasters, advertisers, MVPDs and smart TV and connected device manufacturers, Delivery Agent brings scalability, organization and economic incentive to a disparate ecosystem that has traditionally lacked uniform technical standards and has been challenged by complex rights and revenue sharing issues. The company is deployed and maintains long term partnerships with NBC, FOX, CBS, HBO, Showtime, Pepsi, Visa, Comcast, Cablevision, AT&T, Verizon and Samsung among others. More information about Delivery Agent is available at www.deliveryagent.com and @deliveryagent.

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.

About EY's Strategic Growth Markets practice
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Contact Information

  • Stacey Paris-Bechtel
    Breakaway Communications for Delivery Agent
    Tel: 585.794.6106
    Email: sparis@breakawaycom.com