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50 Leading Companies of the Year 2021

50 Leading Companies of the Year 2021

Company Management Description

The Brandon Agency

Scott Brandon, CEO The Brandon Agency is a full-service, integrated advertising agency and marketing firm headquartered in Charleston, S.C. It is one of only 24 Certified Brand Strategy Agencies in the United States and have been recognized as a one of the top brand strategy agencies by Clutch.


Craig Huey, Founder & President A leader in target advertising, Creative Direct Marketing Group, Inc is a full-service, direct response advertising and digital marketing agency with one goal in mind: increasing your response, market presence, and profits through “accountable advertising.”

Virtual Claims Adjuster

John Varghese, CEO Virtual Claims Adjuster reimagines the insurance claims process with intelligent automation to help resolve claims faster. It cuts file handling costs by as much as 30% and, in mere minutes, can automatically triage thousands of claims and smart-distribute them to adjusters based on location, workload capacity and productivity scores.

Icon Media Direct

Nancy Lazkani, CEO Icon Media Direct is a leading brand response media agency obsessed with maximizing ROI for our clients. The company is a group of experts in media, technology, relationships and analytics working together to consistently exceed our clients’ expectations. It prides itselves in the deep relationships it has built with its clients, partners and employees.


Frédérique ‘Freddie’ Georges, Founder & CEO FG|PG was founded nearly 20 years ago. Todayit is one of the largest woman-owned WBENC Certified live, hybrid and virtual experiential agencies in the US. That trajectory isn’t accidental. It’s the result of a commitment to continually evolve, to never stop learning, and to always listen to its clients’ needs.


Renee Welsh, CEO Embed is the worldwide leader of the integrated cashless business management systems and solutions for family Entertainment, Amusement and Attractions. Embed is the only FEC business solutions provider to partner with Google and Apple to gain compliance for the Embed system to place the virtual game card in the Mobile Wallet.

MCO Inc (MyComplianceOffice Ltd)

Brian Fahey, CEO MCO provides compliance management software that enables companies around the world to reduce their risk of misconduct. The MyComplianceOffice platform lets compliance professionals demonstrate they are proactively managing the regulated activities of employees, third-party vendors and other agents of the firm.


Michael Sack, President & CEO TeraCode enables companies to successfully complete digital transformation projects. From strategy and design to technology selection and implementation, TeraCode partners with you to achieve the best possible results.


Kash Shaikh, President, CEO & Board Member Virtana delivers the industry’s first unified platform for migrating, optimizing, and managing application workloads across public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments.


DR. Patrick Gruber, Board Member & CEO Gevo addresses the market need of reducing greenhouse gas emissions with sustainable alternatives, and is commercializing the next generation of biofuels with diesel, gasoline, and jet fuel that have the potential to achieve zero carbon emissions.

VIET HAI Communication Jsc.

Nguyen Ngoc Toan, Founder & Chairman Viet Hai is an organization creating global prosperity, and, paving the way for innovation by Solution Seekers. Its mission is to create value in the process of Digital Transformation, overcoming the limitations of time and space.

Synergy Health Limited

Brad Norris, Founder & MD Using its leading web technology, Synergy Health is able to provide a range of digital platforms to meet the needs of a broad range of organisations. The company prides itselves on a working relationship with our clients whereby we achieve real behaviour change that helps them achieve their broader strategic objectives.

Esports Entertainment Group

Grant Johnson, Chairman & CEO Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed next generation online gambling company focused on esports. Utilizing our advanced wagering system, we offer esports fans and enthusiasts from around the world (excluding the United States) the ability to wager on all professional eSports events for real money in our licensed and secure environment.

Aurachain AG 

Adela Wiener, CEO Aurachain is an enterprise platform which allows the visual creation of digital process applications, without writing code. Built by both engineers and functional analysts with an obsessive attention to details, the platform allows fast-implementation cycles, rapid cloud deployment and most importantly, business-driven application configuration.

McCarron & Company

Jim McCarron, Founder & Principal McCarron & Company is a boutique consulting firm fully focused on building high performing teams and developing leadership for its clients. The coaches and consultants at McCarron & Company are proven leaders that possess a rare combination of experience and skills in Sales, Operations, Human Resources Management, Turn-Around Management, Change Management and Organizational Development.

CSD (Center for Social Dynamics)

Pete Pallares, CEO Center for Social Dynamics is a state-of-the-art facility offering specialized assessment and treatment services to meet the developmental needs of the whole child. Its multidisciplinary team, incorporating behavior analysis, occupational, speech, and psychological therapies, is committed to providing individualized and cutting-edge diagnostic and therapy services.


Laura García, CEO & Co-founder ZEVENET offers the easiest and most accessible high availability solutions within the ADC market. Its mission is to avoid the service disruptions within its customer’s IT infrastructure providing robustness, scalability and flexibility by avoiding single point of failure, ensuring reliable crossover and detecting and patching failures as they come along.

HealthySole Inc

Nelson Patterson, CEO Healthy Sole, L.L.C. is a medical technology and consumer health company focused on developing innovative products that use ultraviolet-C (UVC) light to kill pathogens. In hospitals, our products are adopted as part of infection prevention and control protocols to mitigate the risk of infections spread by pathogens on footwear.

Zive Inc       

Eric Shashoua, Founder & CEO Zive is the producer of Kiwi for G Suite and Kiwi for Gmail, a highly rated desktop client for Mac and Windows users which takes Gmail and G Suite out of the browser and into app form. Based in New York City, Zive is a consumer software company that is fanatically devoted to humanized design that is beautiful, seamless, and simple.


"Jabbok Schlacks, CEO & Co-founder Willy Schlacks, President & Co-founder" EquipmentShare is a construction technology solutions company helping the modern-day contractor get more done. With its equipment rental solutions and award-winning fleet management technology, it has helped contractors increase productivity and gain powerful insights without hurting their bottom line.


"Jay Kaplan, CEO Dr. Mark Kuhr, CTO" "Synack’s hacker-powered, AI-enabled pen test provides access to the best worldwide talent, scalable and smart technology, and insights that secure our nation's critical infrastructure and leading brands and businesses. "


Mark Rekveld, Founder Marvelution B.V. is a software development company. It develops software to optimize the software development processes, particularly focusing on the development of add-ons for Atlassian products.

AppTech Corp

Virgil Llapitan, President & COO AppTech Corp. is a financial technology company utilizing innovative payment processing technologies to complement its core merchant services capabilities. Its patented and proprietary software for merchant services, text marketing and lead generation will be licensable or available through a suite of synergistic offerings.

JMG Public Relations

Jenna Guarneri, CEO & Founder JMG Public Relations is a PR firm for venture backed startup companies. Just like mission-driven founders, it believes failure is not an option. Its mission is to pave the way through a crowded media landscape so its clients get the visibility they need to make a lasting impact.


Özgür Zan, CEO
WeBee is a multi-awarded guest experience platform for hotels to engage with their guests conveniently via a user-friendly white-labeled mobile application. Using WeBee, hotel guests can make all of their requests from their smartphones (in-room dining, housekeeping, all kinds of reservations), open their rooms, make contactless check-in and mobile payments.  


Patrick Henry, CEO & Co-founder GroGuru is focused on helping farmers implement strategic irrigation management. It deploys soil sensors that measure things like soil moisture, temperature and salinity at various root depth of crops.


"Richard Genga, Founder & CEO Joe Anter, VP" Growgenics is re-shaping the horticultural lighting industry with its innovative and customizable LED lighting technology provides the rapidly growing markets of indoor cannabis and indoor vertical food farming the ability to maximize plant growth while reducing heat and energy by 50%.

Bubblr Inc

Steven Saunders, CEO Bubblr was founded by its CTO Steve Morris. Steve started with a desire to make things right – to make the internet a more authentic ecosystem. Bubblr has never faltered from that vision. Bubblr’s main goal is to build ethical technology and business solutions.


Rylan Reed, CEO SI-Restore® focuses solely on Sacroiliac Joint Solutions equipping surgeons with the ideal implant system that provides integrated SI fixation through a minimally invasive technique with the goal of an optimal patient outcome.

Elements Global Services

Rick Hammell, SPHR, CEO & Founder As a direct Employer of Record, Elements Global Services makes global expansion simple. Elements is an award-winning HR Technology and services company providing employment solutions in over 135 countries.


Bart de Graaff, CEO ngena – the Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance – was founded in 2016 to give companies worldwide access to the leading telecommunication carriers and partners.


Mircea Stan, Founder Established in 2016, Postis is the first Romanian LogTech startup to disrupt traditional ways of doing things in logistics, transportation and retail sectors through the use of IT technologies – open digital platforms, machine-learning algorithms, data driven decisions and process automation. Find how last-mile delivery transforms on the company’s website.

CyberTech Engineering GmbH

Pascal Soltermann, CEO & CSO CyberTech Engineering GmbH provides services, solutions and products in the domain of human-centered, socio-technical and cyber-physical systems. Its main business is software and system engineering, research, consulting and training on system architecture and design.

Portal42 LLC

Courtney Forgues, CEO Portal42 is a cannabis seed-to-sale software solution that allows provisioning center, processing and cultivation owners the opportunity to track their data to help them become more effective and efficient.

Wall Street IPO

Beth Guerra, Head of Operations While there are several investor relations consultancy and IPO solutions providers on the market, many of them have not been able to meet their clients’ needs. This is where the likes of GH Bill Inc.’s division Wall Street IPO have been able to make a massive difference over the years.

Eyexpo Technology Corp

Angela Pan, CEO & Co-founder Eyexpo Technology Corp. is a global immersive technology company with offices in Canada and China. It provides an all-in-one immersive content creation, hosting and data platform that boosts engagement and drives conversion for businesses.


Fabiaan Van Vrekhem, CEO Valpeo is on a mission to unite the best of consultants, science and technology to inspire and support people and organizations and help them to add value, and to unfold their authenticity and full potential.

Samudio Consulting

Idania Samudio, Founder & CEO Samudio Consulting is a consulting firm that specializes in supporting HCM Technologies. In a cold, corporate world, the company aims to provide quality customer service and excellent solutions in a unique way that makes you feel like you are in the best hands.

Cannasphere Biotech

Star Simmons, Co-founder Cannasphere Biotech is committed to delivering powerful CBD products that have a profoundly positive impact on humanity. Its private-label CBD products, which are sold through select Wholesale Partners around the globe, combine the power of CBD with its leading edge liposomal delivery technology to maximize efficacy and deliver remarkable, reliable benefits.


Amit Vohra, CEO, President & Co-Founder Promaxo is a medical technology company that develops and commercializes customer-centric MRI systems and MRI based technologies that enhance patients' lives and redefine the standard of care

Seek Social

Paula Braiden, CEO Seek Social is a small company that delivers big services. It was established by a husband and wife team who dared to make the transition from their corporate lives to help small businesses and traders come online. The company provides premium services that work, and for a cost that is fair.

Russell Health Inc

"Ryan Salvino, CEO & Co-founder Jonathan Benstent, VP & Co-founder" Russell Health is a national marketer and distributor of specialty medical products and services. Together with its partners and suppliers, we work to provide innovative life-changing and sustaining products and therapies to patients and healthcare providers around the world.


Ash Young, CEO & Chairman Cachengo is the industry leader in incorporating machine learning (ML) capabilities into smart appliances to not only enable dynamic policies and artificial intelligence, but to also dramatically cut power consumption.

White Glove Consulting Group LLC

Sham Tyagi, Director of NetSuite Services White Glove Consulting Group, LLC was founded with the mission that consulting can be done better. It delivers end-to-end process and system transformation by building a foundation upon which functional best-practice methodologies will be implemented to provide operational efficiency and scalability.


Ed Walsh, CEO ChaosSearch delivers on the true promise of data lakes, instantly turning a company’s own cloud object storage into a hot, robust, streamlined analytics engine. The company makes it surprisingly easy for businesses to gain insights from terabytes to petabytes of data, quickly and at minimal cost.

Activ Surgical

Todd Usen, CEO Activ Surgical is a digital surgery pioneer, envisioning a future of collaborative surgery, with surgical intelligence empowering scopes and robots to see what humans cannot see. The top surgeons in the world cannot be everywhere, but with Activ Surgical, their data and insights can be.


Yannis Niebelschütz, Founder CoachHub is a leading global talent development platform that enables organizations to create a personalized, measurable and scalable coaching program for the entire workforce, regardless of department and seniority level.


Hema Lakkaraju, Founder & CEO "HAYAG customizes compliance solutions as per your unique organization needs. No matter what your need is, HAYAG’s compliance solutions present the tools you require to meet your challenge. "

Paro AI Inc       

Rob Tedeso, CEO Paro is an enterprise voice and chatbot assistant that makes accessing systems and databases easier than ever. Paro was developed with efficiency, productivity, and compliance in mind.


Mark Briggs, Chairman & CEO Validity is the most trusted name in customer data quality. Tens of thousands of organizations rely on Validity solutions to manage their customer data. With Validity, these organizations make better decisions that drive more leads, close more deals and confidently plan for continued growth.