50 Fastest Growing Companies of The Year 2017

50 Fastest Growing Companies of The Year 2017



Company Management Description


Lars Björk, CEO Qlik is a leader in visual analytics. Its portfolio of products meets customers'​ growing needs from reporting and self-service visual analysis to guided, embedded and custom analytics. Approximately 40,000 customers rely on Qlik solutions to gain meaning out of information from varied sources, exploring the hidden relationships within data that lead to insights that ignite good ideas. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Qlik has offices around the world with more than 1700 partners covering more than 100 countries.

Rocket Fuel Inc

Randy Wootton, CEO  Rocket Fuel gives marketers the power to anticipate consumer needs, create personalized experiences, and optimize media in real time. Our Predictive Marketing Platform increases marketing ROI by using artificial intelligence to combine identity, delivery, and insight across every consumer touch point. And our machine learning capabilities mean that your marketing will only get smarter as it takes on larger volumes of data from increasingly complex consumer journeys.

Hersha Hospitality Trust

Jay H. Shah HHM, also known as Hersha Hospitality Management, is an industry-leading hotel management, investment and development firm. HHM provides turn-key management, asset management or receivership solutions for 115 hotels in 18 states, including more than 20 full service hotels and 14 independents.

Grassi & Co

Louis C. Grassi, CEO and Managing Partner Grassi & Co., is a premier professional service organization specializing in accounting, auditing, tax, technology, and business consulting services. The company specializes in professional services for the Not-for-Profit, Construction, Architecture & Engineering, Financial Services, Private Equity, Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retail, Technology, Media & Telecommunication, Transportation, Energy & Natural Resources, and Healthcare industries, among others.

Guild Mortgage Company

Mary Ann McGarry, CEO Guild offers a wide range of residential mortgage products, with in-house underwriting and funding, which provide consistency and speed throughout the loan process. Its loan professionals can serve the needs of any homebuyer, from helping first-time homebuyers achieve their dreams of home ownership, often through government loan programs, to providing jumbo home loans. Guild also specializes in helping active duty and retired military personnel to secure VA loans, which provide 100 percent financing and flexible qualifying standards.


Glenn Bostock, Founder & CEO The SnapCab® paneling system was designed by Glenn Bostock, a master cabinetmaker and the company CEO, as an elegant, durable, easy-to-install alternative to conventional panels. Its patented interlocking joints and horizontal panels make installation as easy as stacking the panels and screwing them in place. No clips, no pile of extrusions. SnapCab offers lobby wall paneling, elevator interiors, conference room paneling, media walls, and much more.

Melissa Data Corp

Raymond F. Melissa, CEO Bad data is bad business.  Melissa helps organizations profile, cleanse and verify, dedupe and enrich all their people data (name, address, email and phone number) and more. With clean, accurate and up-to-date customer information, organizations can monetize Big Data, improve sales and marketing, reduce costs and drive business insight.

Crestwood Associates

Timothy Thompson, Partner; Brian McGuckin, Partner Crestwood Associates, a Microsoft Dynamics Gold Certified Partner and 10-Time Microsoft President’s Club member, as well as an Acumatica Gold Certified Partner, Acumatica Partner of the Year 2016, and Greentree Partner, brings your company the knowledge and experience it needs to implement, maintain, and update your small to medium business solution. As a successful technology consulting firm, Crestwood strives to bring businesses like yours the latest in Microsoft, Acumatica and Greentree innovations.

Business IT Source

Bob Frauenheim, CEO Business IT Source provides computer hardware and services to customers at the lowest cost and personalized service. We are employee owned and operated and have worked and owned Value Added Resellers since 1991. As a moderate sized company, it focuses on keeping its overhead low and is able to sell at low prices while maintaining profitability in every quarter it's been in business.


Alexander M. Swoboda, CEO and co-owner The FACTON EPC Suite is the leading Enterprise Product Costing (EPC) solution for the automotive, aerospace, mechanical engineering and electronics industries. Its specific solutions offer robust answers to the requirements of executive management and individual departments within the enterprise. FACTON EPC enables standardized, enterprise-wide costing independent of location and department for maximum product cost transparency throughout every phase of the product life cycle. Businesses accelerate their costing, achieve pinpoint cost accuracy and secure their profitability.

Patriot Software

Mike Kappel, Owner, CEO Patriot Software offers American small businesses online accounting and payroll software. The company has a passion for small business, hard work, and delivering simple, yet powerful, software you can afford. Patriot Software has over 300+ employees all over the United States of America. It  offer competitive compensation and a wide range of benefits, including paid vacation after 90 days, health insurance, HSA and FSA accounts, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, disability insurance, and a stock options program. 

CSI Enterprises Inc

Keith J. Stone, Founder/ CEO For over 25 years, CSI Enterprises, Inc. has provided innovative payment solutions to some of the world’s most iconic brands, while providing the highest level of customer service and support. Under its trademark brand name globalVCard, CSI’s highly secure and controlled financial payment products include virtual credit card solutions, mobile applications, corporate purchasing cards, and business fleet fueling/maintenance payment cards.


Moe Goswami, Founder  AINS ® is a leading global provider of cloud-based, adaptive case management solutions. Since 1988, AINS has empowered organizations around the world to rethink how they work, and how they develop and deploy new technology, by providing innovative, agile software solutions and services to government and commercial markets. Designed since inception for case management, the eCase ® Platform enables our customers to bring new products to market quickly, digitize customer engagement, and automate unique business processes across diverse lines of business without the constraints of custom coding.
John Vincent, Co-founder  GestureTek is the inventor, pioneer and world leader in gesture recognition technology for interactive advertising, presentation, entertainment and information delivery systems. Its award-winning, multi-patented video gesture control software provides a gesture-based user interface for interactive signs, surfaces, displays, devices and games - eliminating the need for touch-based peripherals such as a touch screen, keyboard, mouse or remote control.
Hillcrest Labs
Dan Simpkins, Founder and CEO Hillcrest Labs, a subsidiary of InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), is a leading global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics and IoT devices. For more than 10 years, Hillcrest’s Freespace ® sensor processing technology has powered advanced motion controllers in a wide variety of products including Smart TV’s, set-top boxes, PC’s, and game consoles.  Today, Hillcrest’s products are used in the development of devices in the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), robotics, TV and motion remote control segments.
GSI Health 
LeRoy E. Jones, Founder, President, and CEO GSI Health’s cloud-based software solutions unite patients, health care payers and care providers of all kinds, enabling “whole person” care through efficient communication, workflow, information sharing, and built-in analytics and reporting—all in a single integrated platform. Our configurable solutions help care teams across the community manage, analyze, and engage with patients in real time as they move through the care delivery system to prevent avoidable hospital readmissions and improve population health so you can improve your ROI.
Dependable Global Solutions
Dai Do, Founder and CEO Dependable Global Solutions (DGS), an 8(a) Certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), has the experience and capability to provide tailored support in three core disciplines; Cyber Security, Intelligence Support, and Mission Assurance services. DGS'​ Full-Spectrum Information Assurance expertise spans all aspects of security. Our team has extensive experience in providing the full-spectrum of Cyber Security services including CNO, CNA, CND, Forensics, Malware; Mission Assurance including COMSEC, Insider Threat, COOP, Physical Security, and Policy development; and Intelligence centered around providing tailored Technology, Mission/Operations Support, Analysis, and Training in direct support to operations groups and organizations across multiple clients and enterprises.  
Derrik Deyhimi, Founder/ CEO Iconixx delivers compensation management solutions that do nothing less than deliver accurate payments designed for its clients to drive performance day in and day out, sales cycle after sales cycle, year after year. It has delivered customer success for global corporations in technology, finance, manufacturing, and several other vibrant, growing industries.
Naren Thota, President & Founder Infosemantics, Inc., established in 2001, is a professional services company specializing in Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS), Business Intelligence (BI), and Fusion Middleware solutions.  Its strength lies in its people – a talented, experienced team of consultants who quickly become an integral part of its customer’s teams, providing advocacy and engineering streamlined solutions.
Dianna Sheppard, CEO  CloudMills solves the biggest obstacle companies have today by delivering an integration platform for all data regardless of the application of origin. Its data integration platform makes disparate systems and processes immediately accessible, analytical and actionable bringing true value to the entire organization.
Chuck Berger,CEO Built on the Salesforce platform, Kenandy has redefined enterprise resource planning by allowing customers to map to their existing business processes. Kenandy is dedicated to companies the freedom to innovate products, services, operations and relationships with cloud ERP that is flexible and ready for growth. Unlike traditional ERP systems, Kenandy provides an end-to-end cloud ERP 150 Business Ready Objects,™ not thousands of tables. Now you can, with Kenandy.
Veritone, Inc
Chad Steelberg, Chairman and CEO Veritone has developed a proprietary platform that unlocks the power of AI-based cognitive computing so that unstructured audio and video data can be processed, transformed and analyzed in a seamless, automated manner to generate actionable intelligence. The cloud-based open platform integrates an ecosystem of a variety of best-of-breed cognitive engines, which can be orchestrated together, to reveal valuable multivariate insights from vast amounts of audio and video data. Founded in 2014, Veritone has been recognized by some of the industry’s most prestigious forums, including the Red Herring Top 100 Award, the Edison Awards, and the SIIA Business Technology CODiE Award for Best Native Advertising Platform or Service.
Mark Norris, CEO  ITStaff is an information technology services company dedicated to providing high quality and cost-effective contract staffing and contract-to-hire recruiting. It supports the software development life cycle for companies of all sizes by delivering highly-qualified resources, nationwide. When you partner with ITstaff, it’s clear pretty fast that it is not just another vendor looking to provide a lot of warm bodies.
Ontario Property Management Group
Kim B. Overbye, President/CEO OPMG never compromises its principles. This philosophy along with a committed group of employees has allowed OPMG to grow so rapidly in the past 10 years. It is now the largest management provider of services in the social housing sector. We have achieved so much in so little time, and we will continue to grow and be successful in the future. The company considers its employees as a second family and as such, it treats them with the same respect and care.  You don’t need to be an executive or manager to gain respect at OPMG.
Momentum Telecom
Elizabeth Pharo, Chairperson   Momentum Telecom is a premier provider of Business Voice, BBX Broadband Management and Unified Communications solutions.  Momentum’s solutions offer smart, customizable cloud-based applications such as voice, video and collaboration that enhance business productivity and efficiency for direct customers and more than 500 channel and white label partners, nationwide. Momentum Telecom is committed to delivering best-in-class products backed by a geo-redundant network paired with industry leading uptime and customer service. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL, Momentum Telecom has regional offices across the United States.
Forecast5 Analytics
Mike English, Founder and CEO Forecast5 Analytics provides powerful data analytic and collaboration tools to help local government leaders drive strategic and financial decisions with better information.  By utilizing this proprietary Business Intelligence software, schools spend time analyzing rather than trying to find data. The Forecast5 platform includes interactive visuals and the opportunity to perform collaborative analytics. Local governments are quickly gaining meaningful insights across several disciplines of financial management including budgeting, compensation, staffing and strategic planning.
Tim Jenkins, CEO  From the customer journey to the bottom line. Measure what matters by bringing your offline and digital data together. Only 4INFO delivers the accuracy, reach and experience in delivering campaigns that can be measured based on actual sales lift to make the most of your mobile and cross-channel advertising campaigns.
Eagle Eye Networks
Dean Drako, CEO Eagle Eye Networks delivers the fastest growing, on-demand cloud based security and operations video management system (VMS) providing both cloud and on-premise recording. Eagle Eye also provides a cloud video API for integrations and application development. The Eagle Eye Platform offers secure, encrypted recording, camera management, mobile viewing and alerts – all 100% cloud managed. The API platform uses the Eagle Eye Big Data Video Framework™, with time based data structures used for indexing, search, retrieval and analysis of the live and archived video. Eagle Eye Networks sells through authorized reseller and installation partners. 
Console Connect
Jef Graham, Chairman and CEO Console Connect is a leading provider of global direct connect solutions, enabling its customers to privately access business-critical SaaS applications, cloud providers and other enterprises with the click of a button. The Console platform delivers cloud connectivity through a unique blend of software and network infrastructure. It offers a reliable and consistent experience across its secure, high-performance cloud ecosystem. Console is the first company to fully automate switching and routing for seamless interconnection, avoiding the risks of sending traffic over the public Internet.
Luke Kervin and Travis Schneider, Co-founders/Co-CEOs PatientPop is the first practice growth platform for healthcare providers—transforming the way every doctor promotes and advances their practice. The company is obsessive about building beautiful, powerful products and winning the trust, love and respect of its customers. Its commitment to provide exceptional products and service means that ir only hires the best and we ensure they stay by providing a fun environment, tons of benefits, organic snacks, ping pong, generous PTO, and more!
Jason Boyce, CEO Dazadi offers much more than just basketball hoops and game tables. It offers an incredible selection of expertly curated products from bicycles to swimming pools; from treadmills to jukeboxes. It has got you covered from the front yard to the back. As the official Home of Awesome, The company’s goal is to make your yard, game room or family dinner table the place where great memories are shared.
Autumn Manning, Co-founder and CEO YouEarnedIt is the employee experience platform that scales the core of an organization’s culture. As companies evolve, champions for the employee experience need a solution that appreciates and adapts to what makes their culture unique. In one trailblazing platform, YouEarnedIt provides real-time recognition, transformational behavior bonuses, continuous feedback, and actionable analytics to deliver an unmatched employee experience and a powerful return on investment. When people feel connected to core values and one another, cultures and organizations thrive — because YouEarnedIt.
Edward van Leent, Chairman  & CEO EPI delivers a wide range of data center infrastructure services which enables businesses to design, implement, optimize, test, operate and maintain their mission critical data center to ensure it meets and exceeds the business expectations. Its extensive range of data center services incudes services such as, data center consulting, data center design evaluation, data center design validation, data center surveys, data center assessments, data center audits and data center audit certification based on standards such as SS507, ISO/IEC-24762, ANSI/TIA-942 and other relevant international data center standards.
Jim Mooney, founder and CEO  RO Innovation is the world’s leading customer reference management platform designed for sales enablement. No other solution simultaneously activates the right content and voice of your customer at the right stage of the buyer’s journey, while providing real-time analytics on new revenue driven by customer advocacy.
Epic Machines
David Gottesman, Founder and CEO Epic Machines sells technology product and consulting services in Northern CA and is expanding across the US.  We are a sales-channel for Splunk, AppDynamics, Vormetric, HP, Dell, Cisco, EMC, HDS, F5, Juniper, Arista, Palo Alto Networks, Nimble, Tegile and many others. Our emerging technology practice enables us to be knowledgeable and bring new innovation to every project. Instead of solely pushing the standard product lines mentioned above, we research the new disruptive data center technologies. This allows our clients to have a constant grasp on the latest relevant, production grade technology innovations.
eVergent Technologies
Vijay Sajja, Founder & CEO Evergent is the leading provider of subscriber billing and royalty tracking solutions for the Digital Economy. Its enterprise-class software enables companies across the digital media value chain to track and collect payments from subscribers, and distribute royalties to partners. Unlike legacy billing systems, Evergent's solutions are easy to deploy, configure and manage. The company offers out of the box capabilities that enable, develop, distribute and or deliver digital media properties such as advertising, video, gaming, applications, and music, to achieve faster time to market and business model flexibility, while lowering the risk.
Health BI
Koorosh Yasami, CEO & President  Health BI is the leading developer of Care Coordination and Transitional Care Management Technology Solutions for the Population Health Management market. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Health BI was created by a team of Health IT Innovators and physicians to fill the need for tools that enable healthcare providers and payers to reduce costs and penalties by automating care coordination, care transitions and patient engagement. 
Brian Biles, CEO  Datrium’s server powered storage solution splits server-powered speed from appliance-based durable capacity, simplifying storage management while reducing costs. Performance is offloaded, isolated and scales to the host directed by DVX Hyperdriver software. Writes go synchronously to the Datrium NetShelf, where data is kept durable, allowing easier VM administration.
Rosano Partners
Sagiv Rosano, President Regional full service, multi-faceted residential/commercial technology-enabled real estate services and development firm with three offices and 60+ professionals in Southern California. Services includes investment sales, leasing services, consulting, acquisitions and asset and property management. Recently named Fortune’s #9 Best Small Business Workplaces 2016 and was #11 on the 50 Best Los Angeles Business Journal's best small business.
Peter McInally, CEO BusinessOptix is a cloud-based business modelling and process design platform. Recognised as a Gartner Cool Vendor in 2015, BusinessOptix is enabling organisations to deliver enterprise change & transformation. The company has a simple to use and intuitive interface that includes the ability to create, collaborate, publish, manage and reuse models, processes and data – all on a single platform.BusinessOptix serves customers in a number of industries including financial Services, retail, media, telecoms, pharmaceutical, government, consulting, legal services and business process outsourcing.
Destination Concepts
Brynne Frost, CEO Certified as a women-owned business, DCi provides innovative and strategic solutions to a comprehensive array of critical meeting essentials. Founded over 10 yrs ago, DCi has firmly established itself as one of the nation’s premier event management and logistics companies. From design & development to branding & messaging to management & operations, DCi offers specialized expertise in every conceivable facet of meeting services and logistics. We simplify the road to success by offering singular access to service essentials across the spectrum.
Shore GmbH
Alexander Henn and Philip Magoulas, Co-founders Shore provides the most efficient software solution for appointments, customers and marketing. Intelligent and easy-to-use. With Shore, businesses of any type make their services bookable online, monitor their numbers and improve their customer relations. Arranging an appointment with just a few clicks – even outside regular business hours: That is possible with Shore as well. Additionally, businesses can keep track of all booked appointments at any time and benefit from automated reminders.
SyncDog Inc
Jonas Gyllensvaan, Founder and CEO SyncDog is the leading independent software vendor (ISV) for building secure infrastructure frameworks that protect enterprise networks from cyber breach from mobile computing sources. The SentinelSecure™ product line for application containerization and IoT (Internet of Things) module monitoring provide the industry’s most proactive approach to securing enterprise mobility computing.
bBooth (nFusz, Inc.)
Rory J. Cutaia, CEO nFüsz, Inc.  is a Hollywood-based digital tech company. Our proprietary next generation interactive video technology is the core of its new broadcast and cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products. Its services are built around our proprietary ‘Video-First’ Notifi technology, which places interactive video front and center in all customer and prospect communications. We offer subscription–based Customer Relationship Management (CRM), sales lead generation, and social engagement software on mobile and desktop platforms for sales-based organizations, consumer brands, and artists seeking greater levels of engagement and higher conversion rates.
Mike Oeth, CEO & Founder OnSIP makes setting up a phone system for your business like administering webmail. With a few clicks, you can add a phone number, users, phones, voicemail boxes, and more to your account. But easy doesn't mean basic. OnSIP offers 50+ phone system features, hundreds of configuration options, and the freedom to use any standard SIP phones. OnSIP will grow with your business.
InXite Health Systems
James Paat, CEO & Founder  InXite Health Systems is a healthcare innovation company committed to improving the health of the nation by operationalizing and optimizing patient-centered care coordination and value-based care.  Providing a modular suite of apps and plugins, combined with essential care coordination and chronic care management services, InXite’s offerings are built around the company’s core technology: the SmartCare Coordination Platform.  This platform enables users to easily gather, monitor and share patient health information across a variety of providers and organizations, providing the information and tools necessary to support team-based care coordination.
Praful Krishna, CEO Coseer builds tactical cognitive computing technology that handles the boring stuff so that humans can focus on creativity and judgment. Its enterprise software completes large, complex workflows just like a team of humans, but within an instant.its products can be specifically configured and trained for your problem.
Mark Gazit, CEO ThetaRay is dedicated to helping clients at large financial organizations, cyber security divisions and critical infrastructure become more resilient and seize opportunities.  Its advanced analytical solutions operate with unprecedented speed, accuracy and scale, enabling clients to manage risk, detect money laundering schemes, uncover fraud, expose bad loans, uncover operational issues and reveal valuable new growth opportunities
Geoff Bourgeois, CEO  HubStor helps organizations use the cloud to transform their storage, archiving, search, and data protection processes in order to reduce costs and improve the security of mission-critical data assets. HubStor provides the world’s first and only data-aware hybrid cloud storage solution available in a transparent pricing model without contractual or technical lock-in. It currently serves clients, large and small, across a variety of industries in the United States, Europe, and Canada.