50 Smartest Companies of the Year 2019

50 Smartest Companies of the Year 2019

Company Management Description

Stuart Bradie,

President & CEO

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors.
Charles Ryan Associates

Susan Lavenski,

Co-owner & CEO

Charles Ryan Associates (CRA) is a women-owned brand communications firm offering full service advertising, public relations, digital, video and social media strategies to our clients.
Sapiens Decision

Harold Westervelt,

CEO & General Manager

Sapiens offers core, end-to-end solutions to the global general insurance, property and casualty, life, pension and annuities, reinsurance and retirement markets, as well as business decision management software.
Oral Roberts University
William M. Wilson, President ORU is an interdenominational Christian liberal arts university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ORU is preparing its students spiritually, intellectually, and physically to go into every person’s world.
Dennis D. Self CEO Acxiom is a technology and services company that provides the data foundation for the world's best marketers. We enable people-based marketing everywhere through a simple, open approach to connecting systems and data that drives seamless customer experiences and higher ROI.
CNC Software, Inc.

Meghan West,

President & CEO

CNC Software, Inc., the developers of Mastercam, is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art software tools for CAD/CAM manufacturing markets. Established in 1983, CNC Software is one of the oldest companies in the CAD/CAM industry.
Mika Muukkonen, VP Symbio is a global digital services company that helps companies build innovative software products and transformative digital services to connect, engage and amaze their customers.
Intelli Group

Panos Gialelis,

President, Co-founder, & CEO

Intelligroup is a global provider of innovative consulting, technology, and outsourcing services. We pride ourselves on delivering quantifiable value to our customers and exceeding their expectations.

Michael Praeger,

Co-founder & CEO

AvidXchange is the industry leader in automating invoice and payment processes for mid-market businesses. Founded in the year 2000, AvidXchange processed 9.5 million payments last year across its network of more than 500,000 suppliers, transforming the way 5,500 customers in North America pay their bills.
Kovair Software, Inc.

Bipin Shah,

Chairman & CEO

Kovair Software, Inc. a Silicon Valley based software Product Company specializing in the domain of adapters/connectors for ALM/SDLC tools and Integrated Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions.
Limelight Networks
Robert A. Lento, CEO Limelight Networks, a leading provider of digital content delivery, video, cloud security, and edge computing services, empowers customers to provide exceptional digital experiences.
Makosi Consulting

Darren Isaacs,

Co-founder & CEO

Makosi is a boutique consulting firm specializing in project execution for top tier investment banks. We are looking for subject matter experts (Project Managers and Business Analysts) to execute projects and improve organizational needs in the financial services industry.
Privacy Management Group, Inc Mercedez Saez, VPO Privacy Management Group is an international Consultancy and Corporate Service Provider, specializing in the establishment, management and administration of international businesses. Generally, these activities include corporate re-structuring to support the global tax planning needs of our clients, wealth protection, cross-border investment and foreign market entry.

Gus Malezis,

President & CEO

Imprivata®, the healthcare IT security company, provides healthcare organizations globally with a security and identity platform that delivers ubiquitous access, positive identity management, and multifactor authentication.

John Heyman,

CEO & Founder

Control4 is a leading global provider of automation and networking systems for homes and businesses, offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, comfort, security, communications, and more into a unified smart home system that enhances the daily lives of its consumers.
Vikram Solar
Gyanesh Chaudhary, CEO Vikram Solar is a leading solar energy solutions provider, specializing in efficient solar PV module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions
The Vanella Group ,Inc

Mari Anne Vanella,

Founder & CEO

The Vanella Group, Inc. is the creator of Telesales 2.0® and brings an extended capability outsourced B2B teleservice and telemarketing solution focused on enterprise technology providers.
Clear View Systems Ltd Tiran Behrouz, CEO Clear View System Ltd develops state of the art Currency Exchange Software application for Money Exchange Businesses (Money Service Businesses-MSBs, Bureau de Change-BDC, Currency Exchangers). The flagship application is CurrencyXchanger 4D (CXR), which is the most popular independent money exchange software in North America.

Tony Duan

Founder & CEO

Fotor is a world leader of graphic design and photo editing & collaging, supporting PC (Mac & Windows), Mobile (Android & iOS) and Web. Users of all ends can use Fotor easily.
Delaware Health Information Network
Jan Lee, CEO Delaware Health Information Network’s roots reach back to 1997 when the Delaware General Assembly enacted the organization as a public/private partnership. The objective was, and remains today, to advance the creation of a statewide health information network that addresses our state’s needs for timely, reliable and relevant health care information.

David Danzig,

Co-founder & CEO

Cosset means: To care for and protect in an overindulgent way. The team believes that everyone deserves a little overindulgence in their life, and Cosset is here to help with that. Back in 2007 Cosset was started as a hobby, crafting home made bath products out of curiosity.
World of Lockers
Tom Zein, CEO World of Lockers Inc. is more than just a locker; it offers intelligent indoor and, above all, outdoor-safe systems worldwide. Thanks to its complete digitization and automation, these high-tech lockers can be used as service-boxes that allow flexible delivery and acceptance of goods, packages, etc. at any time.

Bernhard Sammer,

Co-founder & product developer

VITANA X is committed to innovation and the highest standards. The development of liquid vitamin products uses a new, award-winning technology that allows unprecedented bioavailability for humans.
Varinos Inc

Yoshiyuki Sakuraba,

CEO & Co-founder

Varinos Inc. is a clinical testing company that provides genomic testing services. Considering the way of genomic medicine, we aim to standardize genomic testing services and provide continuous clinical sequencing.
Active Life
Sven Kendziorra, CEO Active Life establishes and advises technology and healthcare companies. It offers inventors as well as customers comprehensive solutions and build market-leading companies.

Tom Nyman,

Chairman of the Board

Netigate is an established and rapidly growing SaaS company. Its purpose is to promote the customer, employee and consumer voice in everyday business decisions to help our customers focus on the right activities.
Fractal Technologies

Rene Donkers,

Co-founder & CEO

Fractal Technologies is a privately held company with offices in Campbell, California and Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The company was founded by a small group of highly recognised EDA professionals.
NewLeaf Symbiotics

Tom Laurita,

Co-founder & CEO

Consumers desires, more than ever, are influencing and changing today's food system and agriculture finds itself at an important moment. NewLeaf Symbiotics has discovered in nature and optimized an important part of the plant's microbiome.

David A. Steinberg,

Co-founder, Chairman, CEO

Zeta believes that winning business results come from a world-class platform amplified by world-class services. Our team of strategists, technologists, data scientists and campaign managers provide clients with the expertise and execution required to break through and connect with consumers and improve return on marketing investment.
Melt Organic
Cygnia Rapp, Founder Melt is rich, creamy, delicious butter. And there’s plenty of reasons to feel good about it. Like the fact that it’s dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free and made from Organic Coconut Oil. It’s also half the saturated fat as dairy butter and delivers an optimal balance of Omega 6 and Omega 3. But let’s get one thing straight, it’s butter. Glorious, melty, Melt butter.

Brad Birnbaum,

CEO & Co-founder

Kustomer is the customer service CRM platform helping contact centers and businesses reimagine service and support in today’s customer-first world.
nyris GmbH

Anna Lukasson-Herzig,

Founder & CEO

With nyris, companies of all industries realize financial value while improving how people find, discover and get things done. Up and running in minutes, only nyris’ technology is designed and engineered to handle any search challenge.
Aqua Security

Dror Davidoff,

Co-founder & CEO

Aqua Security provides scalable security for the complete development-to-deployment lifecycle of containerized applications. We enable companies to use containers for their many benefits without compromising their application and data security.

Kuldeep Singh Rajput,

Founder & CEO

Biofourmis is a fast-growing global health IT start-up founded in Singapore that augments personalized patient care and therapies with Digital Therapeutics for better management of patients with complex chronic conditions.
Akshay Sabhikhi, CEO CognitiveScale is an enterprise AI software company with solutions that helps customers win with intelligent, transparent and trusted AI/ML powered digital systems.
Pivotal Software, Inc.
Rob Mee, CEO Pivotal Software, Inc., combines platform, tools, and methodology to help the world’s largest companies adapt to change and deliver exceptional user experiences. Our technology is used by millions of developers.

Raphael Gindrat,

Co-founder & CEO

Bestmile’s cloud platform enables the intelligent operation and optimization of autonomous mobility services, managing fixed-route and on-demand services, regardless of the vehicle brand or type.

Chris Nguyen,

Co-founder & CEO

LogDNA is an enterprise-grade log management system that allows engineering and DevOps to aggregate all system, server, and application logs into one efficient platform.
Defence Unlimited International
Edward Banayoti, Founder DEFENCE Unlimited International is a defence and security consultants/ brokers, with one of the largest network of defence consultants around the world.
Impact Analytics
Prashant Agrawal, CEO Impact Analytics synthesize business wisdom from top-tier strategy consultants, advanced machine learning from experienced data scientists and cutting-edge product development by expert application designers and developers to create solutions that enable its clients to win.
Innovaccer Inc

Abhinav Shashank,

Co-founder & CEO

Innovaccer Inc is a leading healthcare data activation platform company focused on delivering more efficient and effective healthcare through the use of pioneering analytics and transparent, clean, and accurate data.

Neil Carson,

Co-founder & CEO

Yellowbrick Data empowers companies to make faster decisions with all of their data. Built for enterprises and the hybrid cloud, the Yellowbrick Data Warehouse deploys powerful analytics anywhere, with best in-class economics.

Anand. S,

Founder & CEO

Logidots is a digital solutions company providing application development services and other digital solutions to SMEs and enterprises. Our services include UI/UX, web, mobile and cloud solutions. Logidots has delivered over 50+ projects to clients from US, EU, Australia and the Middle East.
Casual Group International, Inc
Nikola Trajanov, CEO Over the last years, a few companies came out with voucher systems, bonuses, and so on but the problems came really fast because, on a long term base, those concepts are not really economic friendly. This was the reason why Casual Group International Inc. (CGI) stepped in with a different approach and is all set to have the right key to success with that.

Ashutosh Garg,

CEO & Founder

Eightfold Path guides each person to wisdom and nirvana. We are inspired by this ideal, and through our work, we wish to empower each individual to pursue the career path of their choosing, gaining the knowledge they need to achieve their goals and aspirations.

Dr. Avi Katz,

Founder & Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

GigCapital, Inc. seeks exceptional enterprise candidates for its business combination from the technology, media and telecommunications (“TMT”) sectors, which we believe represent tremendous growth and consolidation opportunities, both currently and well into the future.
Choice Business Connections
Darren Sadana, CEO Choice Business Connections Inc., a subsidiary of Choice Products and Services Inc., is an authorized Nationwide Master Dealer and Distributor for T-Mobile since 1993. We operate offices up and down the eastern seaboard, serving dealers nationwide.

Jollen Chen,

Creator & CEO

Flowchain is the distributed ledger technology that required by the IoT and AI dapps built upon peer-to-peer IoT networks and ensures real-time data transactions.
DR Microgrid
AJ Perkins, President DR Microgrid customizes your most effective Distributed Energy Solutions, utilizing solutions such as solar, wind, and natural gas generation.
Farshid Mahdavipour, CEO prancer cloud validation framework is a post-deployment validation engine to verify your cloud resources. It integrates to your current DevOps process to apply the required guardrails in place.