EY Entrepreneur of the Year winner

Congratulations! EY Names Mike Burkland Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Winner

Mike Burkland, CEO & President, Five9 was recently named a Winner in the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Northern California. The prestigious award honors entrepreneurs who are excelling in innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to businesses and communities.

“I’m truly honored to receive this Entrepreneur Of The Year Award, but I would also like to recognize and congratulate the entire Five9 team. I believe that business is the ultimate team sport, and as captain of the Five9 team, I’m only as good as the team I put on the field every day. I’d like to thank each and every member of the Five9 team for your hard work and dedication that has made this award possible,” said Mike Burkland, President & CEO of Five9.

Under Mike’s leadership Five9 has grown from an 80-person startup with $10 million in annual revenue to an 800-person public company approaching $200 million in annual revenue. Today Five9 is the largest and fastest growing independent provider of cloud contact center software and the company is valued at more than $1 billion.

We’re extremely proud of Mike being recognized among so many other notable visionaries over the years whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities.

Learn more about the Entrepreneur Of The Year Northern California program and follow our journey to the National awards!


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