REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rundeck, Inc., the Self-Service Operations software company, today announced that Stephanie Fohn, president & CEO, was named a finalist in the ‘Female Executive of the Year’ and ‘Women Helping Women’ categories in the 15th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. Additionally, Rundeck was named a finalist in the ‘Startup of the Year – Business Products Industries’ category. Both Fohn and Rundeck will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program and their respective finalist categories. Winners will be announced at a gala event taking place at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel on November 16, 2018. The event will be complemented by a new one-day educational and networking event called the Women|Future Conference, also taking place at the hotel.
The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards. More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run worldwide.
“I’m deeply committed to supporting women’s professional and personal growth, and empowering them to achieve their goals,” said Stephanie Fohn, president & CEO at Rundeck. “I’m proud to serve as a mentor to many female entrepreneurs and honored to be recognized for my achievements as Rundeck CEO by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business.”
“In its fifteenth year, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business received a record number of nominations. With the new Women|Future Conference preceding the announcement of winners on November 16, it will be a day to celebrate the achievements of working women around the world,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “We’re looking forward to recognizing the Stevie Award winners next month.”
Finalists were determined by the average scores of more than 200 business professionals around the world, working on five juries. Their scores will also determine the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award placements that will be revealed at the awards dinner. Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
Rundeck is the champion of IT Operations — the unsung heroes of modern business. The Rundeck Self-Service Operations platform protects Ops teams from interruptions, while allowing them to work smarter and empower other users in the organization. Global organizations deploy Rundeck to modernize their IT Operations and accelerate business productivity. Rundeck, Inc. was founded in 2015 by the team behind the Rundeck open source project. To learn more, visit Rundeck.com.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.