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50 Most Admired Companies of The Year 2018

50 Most Admired Companies of The Year 2018


Company Management Description
Securus Technologies

Robert E. (“Bob”) Pickens,

CEO & President

Securus Technologies provides leading edge civil and criminal justice technology solutions that improves public safety and modernizes the incarceration experience.
KTH Centre for the future of places
Tigran Haas, Director KTH in Stockholm is the largest, oldest and most international technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH.

Håkon Volldal,

President & CEO

With more than 30 years of experience, Q-Free is recognised as a provider of state-of-the-art ITS solutions and products which address all strategic and operational needs.
Andreas Schellhammer, CEO Stoll America successfully made its North American footprint with the foundation of Stoll FTNY in 2009. The New York City-based facility holds an esteemed market presence within the fashion industry through its strong relations with major brands, designers, and retailers.

Minesoft Ltd

Ann Chapman-Daniel,

Co-founder & MD

Winner of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2009, Minesoft has fast become an established leader in the field of Patent Information, working with industrial corporations, patent attorney firms and patent authorities around the world.
ForeScout Technologies

Michael DeCesare,

CEO & President

ForeScout is transforming security through visibility. It helps make the invisible visible by providing Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and IoT devices the instant they connect to the network.
Sterling Insurance Group
Joe Haney, Principal & President Since its inception in 1996, Sterling has been one of the fastest growing independent insurance agencies in the country. Sterling Insurance Group - which is a Top 200 Firm out of 37,000 nationwide - is a full-service brokerage in Sterling Heights and now Detroit with more than 100 employees and over $350M in projected premiums.
TAS Energy
JT Grumski, CEO TAS is a global technology company that provides modular engineered products for data centers and other industries. Its data center products encompass a large portion of the complete data center infrastructure less the IT.

Shree Kalluri

Founder, CEO, President

Forte provides key solutions for cancer centers, academic medical centers and health systems to unleash their research potential through software, consulting, services and managed infrastructure.
Alpine Investors

Graham Weaver,

Founding Partner

Alpine Investors is a values-driven private equity firm with a mission to build enduring companies by working with, learning from and developing exceptional people.
ViroMed Co.,Ltd.
Prof. Sunyoung Kim, CEO ViroMed is a leading biotechnology company based in Seoul, Korea focused on developing new and innovative boilogical treatment for various life threatening and incurable diseases.
baramundi Software
Uwe Beikirch & Dr. Lars Lippert, Managing Directors baramundi provides companies and organizations with efficient, secure, and cross-platform management of workstation environments. Around the world, companies of all sizes and from every sector benefit from the independent German manufacturer's many years of experience and outstanding products.
Nantero Inc.

Greg Schmergel

Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO

As the world leader in carbon nanotube electronics, Nantero has developed a new generation of memory called NRAM™ (non-volatile random access memory) that can enable a variety of exciting new features and products in both consumer and enterprise electronics.
Direct Travel
Ed Adams, CEO Direct Travel, Inc. is a leading provider of corporate travel management services, established with the goal to create a best-in-class TMC. The company has been providing travel management services for over 40 years; working with clients to develop highly customized travel programs.
LMI Technologies Inc.
Terry Arden, CEO LMI's award-winning, FactorySmart® sensors improve the quality and efficiency of factory production by providing fast, accurate, reliable inspection solutions that leverage smart 3D technologies.
Integra Connect
Charles Saunders MD, CEO The Integra Connect solution, developed by specialists, for specialists, enables specialty healthcare practices to provide financially sustainable, quality care and thrive in today’s value-based reimbursement environment.
Openwave Mobility
John Giere, President, and CEO Openwave Mobility, empowers mobile operators to manage and monetize encrypted traffic. Based on the industry’s most scalable NFV platform, our solutions alleviate RAN congestion, create new revenue opportunities and unify data from virtualized applications.
LDK Logistics
Richard Waryn, CEO LDK Logistics is a non-asset based Logistics Management company founded on the principle that exceptional service must be innovative, flexible, flawless and exceed expectations.
Diamond Spas

Stephanie Bennett,

President & Co-founder

Diamond Spas is a custom manufacturer of stainless steel and copper spas, home swim spas, luxury swimming pools, cold plunge pools, water features and stainless steel and copper baths.
nForce Secure

Mark Nakrop Niamnamtham,

founder & CEO

nForce Secure is Thai value-added specialty distributor of IT Security, Information Management, and Network Solutions. Established in 2005, it has more than 10 years of channel and distribution experience with sales resources in Thailand.
Sailesh Sewpaul, CEO Payment Express Ltd (PEX), is an innovative and visionary payment industry player based in Mauritius and servicing customers worldwide. It is managed by leading industry experts from the African continent.
Eclipse Corporation
Steve Luke, CEO For more than 20 years Eclipse Corporation company has developed innovative solutions that incorporate electronic forms, workflow automation, and enterprise content management to bring about real operational savings, workflow efficiencies and marketplace advantages.
Amplitude Digital

Duff Ferguson,

Founder & Partner

Amplitude Digital, a leading SEO and PPC search marketing agency in Los Angeles, delivers sales and leads using data-centric strategies that reduce wasteful media spend and grow revenue.
CAPFIVE Technology Solutions
Lance Griffith, CEO CAPFIVE Technology Solutions is a one-stop full service firm, that for nearly 20 years, provides Managed Services, Technology Infrastructure, Cloud Solutions, Voice Solutions, and Disaster Recovery Solutions to enterprises, municipalities and public safety agencies in the Greater Houston area.
Ai Media Group
Sergio Alvarez, CEO & Founder Ai Media Group's Mission is simple... Offer best of breed technology in a simple yet compelling package that leaves no questions unanswered.
Ospyn Technologies

Prasadu Varghese,

CEO and MD

Ospyn is an Independent Software Vendor offering Digital Enablement and Experience Platform (DEEP), a digital transformation platform, to digitize the entire operations of enterprises.
Hot Spring IT

Parmi Lally,

Owner & Managing director

Keeping pace with market changes and technologies, Parmi Lally, MD of Hot Spring has steered the company to be more dynamic and mainstream, in order to effectively compete in the IT Managed Services market.


Ash Ashutosh,

Founder & CEO

Actifio virtualizes the data that’s the lifeblood of businesses in more than 30 countries around the world. Its Virtual Data Pipeline™ technology enables businesses to manage, access, and protect their data faster, more efficiently, and more simply by decoupling data from physical storage, much the same way a hypervisor decouples compute from physical servers.

Matt Connolly,

Founder & President

Video surveillance is increasingly important in a modern world. Yet, most surveillance solutions rely on old technology and clunky infrastructure. Imagine being able to deploy a modern, cloud-connected surveillance solution with no limits on cameras, locations or users, all managed through a single web browser based account. That's VIAAS.
Intellect SEEC

Pranav Pasricha, CEO

Intellect SEEC leverages next generation technologies to solve complex insurance problems and create intelligent solutions that deliver results. The firm has been working with insurers across the globe delivering value through core systems.  Intellect has the vision of working with its clients and partners to deliver intelligent software that redefines insurance with speed, simplicity and sheer grit.

IdentityMind Global

Garrett Gafke,

President, and CEO

IdentityMind is the Trusted Digital Identity (TDIs) company. It offers a SaaS Platform that builds, maintains and analyzes digital identities worldwide. Its platform allows companies to perform identity proofing, risk-based authentication, regulatory identification, and ultimate detect and prevent synthetic identities, and stolen identities.
JCA Companies
Joshua C. Allison, CEO JCA wants to be known for the HIGHEST LEVEL OF SERVICE in the oil and gas industry to allow our customers to maintain and operate their business as EFFICIENTLY AS POSSIBLE. The company is a problem solver who works with its customers to collaboratively find solutions.
Avelead Consulting
Jawad Shaikh & Badar Shaikh, Executive Directors Avelead helps hospitals and health systems optimize their clinical, financial, and operational performance through strategic consulting services including implementation, technology, and revenue cycle services.
Huobi Technology Co., Ltd.
Mr. Leon Li, Founder & CEO Huobi Group is the leading global blockchain asset financial service provider. With a mission to make investing in alternative assets more efficient and adaptable, the company is committed to providing customers with safe, professional, and honest services based on the core principle of putting the customer first.
Red Stag Fulfillment
Eric McCollom, President Pick/Pack/Ship, Storage, Returns. Processes like these are crucial to the success of your business, but they probably aren’t the driving force behind what you do. That’s where Red Stag Fulfillment fits into the picture. The firm partners with you, design a custom solution, and become the fulfillment arm of your business.
Digital Global Systems

Fernando Murias,

Chairman & CEO

Digital Global Systems (DGS) Headquartered in Washington DC was formed in 2013 and evolved out of an intelligence-driven project that required real-time analysis of spectrum data to identify, locate and decode signals of interest in complex and dynamic RF spectrum environments.



Liad Mizrachi,

Head of Operations & Co-Founder

Avnos is the simple solution to the complexity of network security. It is our mission to bridge the disconnects between IT OPS and IT SEC, creating a seamless environment that will protect around the clock.

Anji G Reddy, CEO


VisionSoft is born to address key challenges in your industry with complexity of Big Data, HANA Solutions, Cloud Managed Services, and Digitization.
Kris Lovejoy, CEO BluVector is revolutionizing network security with state-of-the-art AI, sensing and responding to the world's most sophisticated threats in real time. Stop waiting for breaches to happen. Get ahead of the threat.
Bisees Information Systems Ltd
Spilios Theodoratos, CTO BISEES Information Systems is dedicated to providing financial institutions with a qualified and reliable big data and performance management system blended with artificial intelligence (AI).

Dr. Srinivas Kilambi,

Founder & CEO

DXI, is an innovative and dynamic technology company that develops and sells cloud-based machine-learning (ML) software solutions to allow companies to maximize the success of their digital marketing campaigns and to understand the hidden stories behind their domain centric Big Data, thus allowing high quality, actionable strategic decisions.

Rajesh Shanmugam,

Co-founder & CTO

SmartBeings is a silicon valley based startup & creator of WooHoo™ , an award-winning Home AI Assistant and Enterprise AI Assistant. WooHoo brings the convenience of voice AI technologies to homes & enterprises through its Voice-as-a-Service ( VaaS), Facial Recognition & a Cloud based AI Platform.
eCloud Managed Solutions
Aimee Sanders, CEO eCloud Managed Solutions is a minority owned business that was founded on the fundamental belief that customers will need guidance by a trusted advisor and expert resources navigating the cloud, manage services and telecom solution providers. We didn't create the cloud, we just make it better.

Chad Burmeister,

Co-founder & CEO

ScaleX was originally established to demonstrate what a 10X in outbound sales activities can do for pipeline and bookings of a company. And in the past 12 months, the company has expanded from its resources delivering the 10X increase to a company’s own internal resources delivering the increased sales activity.

Nuno Correia,

Founder & CEO

UTRUST is a cryptocurrency payment provider. The only in the world to offer consumer buyer protection and instant settlement for merchants. It allows e-commerce merchants to start accepting multiple cryptocurrencies under a single API and receive in their bank account in EUR/USD.

Mehmet Kazgan,

Founder and CEO

cliexa is a leading provider of chronic care management products and services that enable patients to track their chronic disease activity with clinically-proven and scientifically-tested scoring models.
VALANX Biotech GmbH

Michael Lukesch, MSc.

CEO & Co-founder

VALANX is giving you chemical handles specifically placed into your protein for you to make a connection precisely where you want to. No side reactions, no undefined species. What you want, where you want it. The firm does this by placing our patented, reactive amino acid at defined sites into your protein.
Shailendra Singh & Dimitri Ayrapetov, Co-founders TrnDigital is a start-up founded to develop leading-edge technology solutions that solve emerging business problems. It is a niche company and it only offer services where it can deliver top-notch quality and industry-leading solutions through its team of full stack consultants.
Ninth Wave

George Anderson, Founder

Ninth Wave breaks down data barriers across divisions and systems by seamlessly spanning checking and savings accounts, bill pay and 401k’s, large financial institutions and Fintech startups, minimizing the complexity of sourcing and delivering financial data through a universal standard.