SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EY today announced that Paul Nahi, president and CEO of Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Technology category in Northern California. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. An independent panel of judges selected Paul Nahi, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Fairmont, San Francisco, on June 11.
"Winning the award for E&Y Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Technology category for Northern California is an honor, as well as a testament to the success of Enphase's disruptive technology and our amazing team,” said Paul Nahi, president and CEO of Enphase Energy. “Enphase's corporate culture is steeped in entrepreneurial resolve and grit, and I am confident our team will continue to develop state of the art energy management solutions that fortify the backbone of our clean energy economy.”
The program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent U.S. national winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn; Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2014 winner Dr. David Hung, president and CEO and chairman of Medivation.
Paul Nahi is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the 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.
Enphase was honored by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal as one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company earned this award based on the company's corporate philosophy, management best practices, overall benefits and employee feedback.
About Enphase Energy, Inc.
Enphase Energy delivers energy management technology for the solar industry that increases energy production, simplifies design and installation, improves system uptime and reliability, reduces fire safety risk and provides a platform for intelligent energy management. Its semiconductor-based microinverter system converts energy at the individual solar module level and brings a system-based high-technology approach to solar energy generation, storage, control and management. For more information, visit www.enphase.com.
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.
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