Celebrating the 35th class of unstoppable entrepreneurs who transform Mid-Atlantic and beyond.
Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Founder and CEO, You Mon Tsang of ChurnZero was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Mid-Atlantic Award finalist. Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors unstoppable business leaders whose ambition, ingenuity and courage in the face of adversity help catapult us from the now to next and beyond.
You Mon was selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced during a special virtual celebration on August 3rd and will become lifetime members of an esteemed community of Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world.
Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria: entrepreneurial leadership; talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a values-based company; and originality, innovation and future plans. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.
“I’m truly honored to be an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist,” said You Mon Tsang, CEO and Co-Founder of ChurnZero. “The team at ChurnZero made this possible. We’ve put in hard work and have had good luck in building a lasting organization that brings real value to our customers. The award validates what we have done thus far, but as an entrepreneur, I understand the journey is still ahead.”
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, to be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2022.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Kauffman Foundation.
In Mid-Atlantic, sponsors also include PNC, DLA Piper LLP, the Washington Business Journal, the Baltimore Business Journal and Cooley LLP.
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ChurnZero helps subscription businesses fight customer churn. Its software solutions allow businesses to understand how their customers use their product, assess their health and their likelihood to renew, and give businesses the means to personalize the customer experience through timely and relevant touchpoints. ChurnZero is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and is backed by leading investment firms such as JMI Equity, Baird Capital, Grotech Ventures and Middleland Capital.
About You Mon Tsang
You Mon Tsang is the founder and CEO of ChurnZero, which is a real-time Customer Success platform. Before ChurnZero, he was the CMO of Vocus (now Cision) and CEO of its marketing automation business unit, OutMarket. He is a serial entrepreneur, having founded four software companies, including ChurnZero, Biz360, Engine140 and Milktruck. All of his previous companies have had successful exits.