SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jungle Disk, the #1 data security suite for small business, today announced that the company’s chief financial officer, Huw Edwards, has been recognized as a winner of The M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards in the dealmaker category. Along with business partner, Bret Piatt, chief executive officer at Jungle Disk, Edwards was instrumental in creating and executing the business opportunity to spinout Jungle Disk as a private company from Rackspace in January 2016.
The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created this award to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders.
“I am honored to be recognized as a winner by M&A Advisor for the Emerging Leaders Awards in the dealmaker category,” said Huw Edwards, chief financial officer at Jungle Disk. “Cybersecurity and data protection are more important than ever with the rise in cyberattacks like ransomware, I look forward to working with the Jungle Disk team over the coming year to continue growing as a business helping customers protect their most critical data.”
Edwards has been chosen for his accomplishments and expertise from a pool of nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders.
“The Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards was born as the 40 Under 40 Awards in the United States in 2010 to recognize and celebrate the achievements of young M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals who had reached a significant level of success and made a notable contribution to their industry and community. With the expansion of the Emerging Leaders program to the United Kingdom, and Europe in 2016, the 2017 US award winners join a truly global network of outstanding young professionals,” said David Fergusson, President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor.
On Tuesday, September 19th, The M&A Advisor will host an Awards Gala at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan to introduce the Emerging Leaders Award Winners to the business community and celebrate their achievements.
About Jungle Disk
Jungle Disk, the #1 data security suite for main street, provides businesses network security and backup solutions to protect critical data from system failure, human error and cyberattacks. Headquartered in San Antonio, TX, the Jungle Disk team now serves over 25,000 customers across the globe with data centers in North America and Europe. For more information, visit www.jungledisk.com.
THE M&A ADVISOR
Founded in 1998, The M&A Advisor was the first dedicated media company to offer insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions. As the world’s premier think tank and leadership organization for M&A, restructuring and corporate finance professionals, the firm provides a range of integrated services including: The M&A Advisor Forums and Summits; The M&A Advisor Market Intelligence; M&A.TV; The M&A Advisor Live; The M&A Advisor Awards; and The M&A Advisor Connects. To learn more about the company’s Leadership Services visit www.maadvisor.com.