SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) - EY announced that Ophir Tanz, founder and CEO of in-image ad platform GumGum, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in Greater Los Angeles.
The program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Tanz was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.
"The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is a gold standard in the entrepreneurial community, and I am so honored to be counted among the remarkable group of executives that have been selected as this year's finalists," said Tanz.
Now in its 28th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. Award recipients will be announced at a black-tie awards gala on Tuesday, June 17 in Beverly Hills. To find out more about the program visit: www.ey.com/us/eoy/greaterla.
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GumGum is a new kind of advertising platform, dedicated to creating brand engagement in line with premium editorial content where it's guaranteed to be seen. Known for creating the in-image advertising category, GumGum continues to introduce disruptive technologies for a new generation of display, mobile and video advertising solutions. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with five additional offices around the US. Its investors include NEA, Upfront Ventures, First Round Capital and Crosscut Ventures. www.gumgum.com.