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50 Smartest Companies of the Year 2023

50 Smartest Companies of the Year 2023

Whether it’s the type of services offered, the operating culture, or the management style, smart businesses often share some basic traits. The success of a company is usually the result of consistent efforts, ongoing innovation, strategic planning, and many other factors that go into building the most successful business. There are many different ways to measure success for business owners, but there are common approaches to success that must be integrated into your corporate planning and administration.

Company Management Description
Santoku Corporation
Susumu Matsuda,
Executive Director
Since its establishment in 1953, Santoku Corporation has always been aiming to be a global company. The company has been stimulating innovation in all our business processes with never ending strong will for seeking the new frontier.
Gord Rawlins,
President & CEO
CMiC delivers state-of-the-art software solutions, purpose-built for the construction industry. From its inception, CMiC has maintained a laser focus on automating and enhancing essential back-office functions.
Mario Baddour,
President & CEO
InteLogix is the largest privately held outsourcing provider of call center management and collection agency services in North America. The company boasts a global presence supported by thousands of global team members, an average customer duration of 14 years, and an award-winning full suite of  end-to-end service capabilities and smart solutions.

Andrew Woon,
Executive Director

Pelangi Teliti Sdn Bhd is a contracting firm specialized in carrying out civil, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation works for wide range of processing plants in the food, palm oil, chemical and manufacturing industries. Offering total solutions to the customers, it undertakes design engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning works
Red Comet
Ms. Sapna Ganeshan,
President & CEO
Red Comet is an education technology company offering customized digital solutions for K-12 education. The company provides a broad digital curriculum, varied assessments, and virtual learning models for the K-12 market by maximizing technology’s potential for creating immersive and meaningful learning experiences.
Odoroso GmbH
Anna-Maria Hoffmann,
Odoroso GmbH is a luxury e-commerce company that has a permanent range of over 60,000 items in the areas of luxury beauty products such as cosmetics, hair care, and fragrances. The company's motto is to fulfill the majority of orders despite the luxury industry's exclusive and constrained distribution.
Mike Leonidas,
President & IT Director
NIC has been providing IT Solutions, Cybersecurity, and Cloud Services for businesses and organizations for the past two decades. With a highly skilled staff, experience with a vast array of technologies, and a commitment to customer service, the company has been able to acquire and retain a large group of clients in many vertical markets.
John Becker,
CrashPlan provides peace of mind through secure, scalable, and straightforward endpoint data backup. The company helps organizations recover from any worst-case scenario, whether it is a disaster, simple human error, a stolen laptop, ransomware or an as-of-yet undiscovered calamity.
Bill Andrews,
President & CEO
ExaGrid provides Tiered Backup Storage with a unique disk-cache Landing Zone, long-term retention repository, and scale-out architecture. ExaGrid’s Landing Zone provides for the fastest backups, restores, and instant VM recoveries.
Ian Murrin,
Founder & CEO
Digiterre is a software and data engineering consultancy that enables technological and organisational transformation for many of the world’s leading organisations. The company delivers software and data engineering solutions that users want, need and love to use.
Digital Debut
Deniz Doganay,
MD & Head of SEO
Digital Debut is a transparent digital marketing company with well over 10 years of expertise. From enabling start-ups to make their digital debut in the online marketplace to making sure there is constant growth for medium sized to larger businesses.
Tier One Property Services, LLC
J. Harold Hatchett III,
President & CEO
Tier One Property Services, L.L.C. is a minority-owned facility services provider of commercial janitorial, building maintenance and specialty property services with the capacity of serving customers throughout the United States.
Arviem AG
Charles Vincent,
CEO & Chairman
As the only full-service provider for real-time cargo tracking and monitoring on the market, Arviem provides exceptionally accurate location and quality condition monitoring of cargo throughout the global supply chain.
Agilisium Consulting
Raj Babu,
Founder & CEO
Agilisium is one of the best Data Innovation Lab Solutions & Services Company for Cloud Customers with a vertical focus on LifeScience & Pharma Industry.
Robert Epner,
Founder & CEO software helps senior leaders in complex organizations implement their strategic plans. The company does this by providing daily briefings based on real-time feedback from your front lines.
Slava Ivashkin,
Velmie is a financial technology provider that has been on the market for more than a decade years delivering back end, mobile and web solutions to enterprise financial institutions and entrepreneurs.
Trighton Interactive
Jody Resnick,
Founder & CEO
Trighton Interactive blends best-in-class digital marketing services — including award winning website design, paid search, SEO, web development, social media, mobile website, application development, analytics — to create integrated digital marketing programs that engage and drive ROI.
Infrastructure Networks
Mark B. Slaughter,
Infrastructure Networks Inc. (INET) is a technology and telecommunications company eliminating the frustrations associated with managing and scaling remote communications by providing end-to-end customer connectivity solutions.
SC Nordic A/S
Mogens Birkelund,
SC Nordic's one-stop-shop approach to energy conservation, entails that it combine energy expertise, online project management and empowering you to become a smarter consumer.
BlueGreen Water Technologies
Adv. Eyal Harel,
CEO & Board Member
BlueGreen Water Technologies is leading the charge in helping preserve and promote life on Earth. It is restoring, safeguarding and optimizing the health, safety, accessibility and biodiversity of waterbodies worldwide – including their wildlife, aquatic life, ecosystems and economies – by pioneering and applying proven scientific ingenuity and deep tech solutions.
BrandCraft Marketing
Torey Azure,
BrandCraft is a growth marketing agency specializing in achieving organizational growth for clients using a complete suite of branding, design, video, content, and digital marketing services. Known for initiating growth for businesses better than other agencies, the company's team is hyper accountable to performance in digital and creative services.
Tim Sadler,
Co-founder & CEO
Tessian is a leading cloud email security platform that intelligently protects organizations against advanced threats and data loss on email, while coaching people about security threats in-the-moment.
Jibin Ashraf,
Founder & CEO
Dexlock offers specialized services in Big Data, Machine Learning, Android & iOS development. The company serves from small to large industries and have clients from US, New Zealand, Greece, UAE and much more.
Maxsource Technologies
Navdeep Sethi,
Founder & CEO
Maxsource Technologies is the go-to digital marketing partner for many companies around the globe. With over 10 years of experience and development, the company has grown from a small, pioneering team to a dynamic web design, development and digital marketing team.
DigiPrima Technologies
Shubhra Shrivastava,
Founder & CEO
DigiPrima has a top-notch team of dedicated software developers, UX/UI designers, QA pros, and product managers who know their stuff when it comes to detail. The company is a leader in IT and business solutions, and it works with its clients to make their businesses easier, stronger, and turn them into fully managed teams.
National Retail Solutions
Elie Y. Katz,
Founder & CEO
National Retail Solutions (NRS) provides affordable point-of-sale (POS) solutions to more than 20,000 independent brick-and-mortar retailers across the United States. NRS offers a range of POS hardware and software solutions, including an all-in-one POS system that includes a dual-screen register, barcode scanner, locked cash drawer, thermal receipt printer, and payment acceptance capabilities.
Joe Kuncharia,
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
Actionfi is the first to create an integrated Bot as a Service platform for automating business processes across multiple ERP systems. RUNMYBOT platform manage, orchestrate and monitor AI based software Bots to deliver measurable and predictable results from day one.
Inversus Capital
José Manuel Fernández,
Founder & CEO

Inversus Capital is a renowned establishment in the financial industry that has been catering to the needs of its clients for years now. The company offers a wide range of services including portfolio management, investment advisory, and financial planning that are designed to ensure that its clients are provided with the best possible investment solutions.

RSA-Cannabis Pty Ltd
Jacques Swart,
Founder & CEO
RSA Cannabis is constantly evolving both as a company and as human beings. As such, it remains open to collaborative opportunities as it continues to expand its Cannamunity Empowerment cultivation model throughout South Africa and the African continent.
Juan Pablo Jutgla,
Founder & CEO
PayRetailers is a global leader in online payment services with Latin DNA. Its innovative e-commerce payment solutions provide end-to-end cross-border transaction flow without the need for a local entity, making it easier than ever to conduct business in the region.
Tarya Fintech
Roy Shenbaum,
Tarya Fintech's range of solutions empower both financial and non-financial businesses with highly customizable lending, payment and risk technology.
Sarabjot Kaur,
Co-founder & Co-CEO
Experfy specializes in pipelining and deploying the world's best AI and engineering talent at breakneck speed, with exceptional focus on quality and compliance. Enterprises and governments also leverage its award-winning SaaS platform to build their own customized future of work solutions such as talent clouds.
Lumu Technologies
Ricardo Villadiego,
Founder & CEO
Lumu Technologies is a cybersecurity company that illuminates threats, attacks, and adversaries affecting enterprises worldwide. Using actionable intelligence, Lumu provides a radical way to secure networks by enhancing and augmenting existing defense capabilities
Devon Copley,
CEO & Co-founder
Avatour is the remote collaboration platform for site meetings. Combining full-motion 360-degree capture with real-time communication, Avatour provides remote users with full spatial context, enabling more effective collaboration with on-site personnel.
Aureus Analytics
Anurag Shah,
Co-founder & CEO
AUREUS is the Customer Intelligence & Experience company that enables Insurers & Agencies to deliver superior customer experience leading to greater customer retention, loyalty, and lifetime value.
Uwe Hering,
CEO & Founder
With the myLike platform, companies from the hospitality, tourism, mobility, media and travel industries can provide their own Digital Travel Guides and monetize them.
Lokesh Anand,
CEO & Co-founder
Sigmoid is a leading data engineering services and AI consulting company that helps enterprises gain a competitive advantage with effective data-driven decision-making.
NODES Market
Richard Sarti,
NODES, as an independent market operator, is addressing key trends and challenges in the energy system such as increased share of renewable power production, decentralised generation and the rapid change of the customer behaviour. Its vision is to build Europe’s most customer-centric, integrated energy marketplace to unlock the value of local flexible power resources and support the drive to a sustainable, emission free future.
Sir Dr. John Sachtouras,
Founder & CEO
ASCIRA is a subscription-based company that offers personal development through a variety of online digital products. It aims to create a social lifestyle community of beyond a billion people around the world and provide them the best-diversified knowledge available.
Life Simpli
Karan Jain,
Founder & CEO
Life Simpli's goal is to remove the frustration and complication from the process of buying life insurance. It understand that navigating the insurance world can be complex and tedious. It is here to make the process simple, quick and hassle-free for Canadians.
Sanjay Sathe,
Founder & CEO
SucceedSmart symbolizes the bright future of a reimagined executive search framework, contributing inspiration and innovation to the marketplace, while simultaneously meeting the needs of today’s companies and the future-ready leaders they’re looking to recruit.
Lumin Digital
Jeff Chambers,
Lumin Digital is a fintech company specializing in digital banking solutions. Through a fundamentally different approach to technology, service, and people, the company is creating the next generation of financial solutions each and every day.
Andrew McLeod,
CEO & Co-founder
Certn isn’t a background check provider with a tech department, it’s a tech-first leader innovating every part of the background screening process. Certn is changing background screening globally by offering the easiest-to-use platform, checks in 200+ countries and territories, free 24/7 customer support, and fast and compliant results.
Arif Tukiman,
CEO & Co-founder
RunCloud is loved by the global community, from individuals to multinational corporations. All the achievements would not have been possible without the solid team who is strong and passionate about bringing forth the best solution that is much needed.
K&B Global
John Kerinuk,
CEO & Co-founder
K&B Global Consulting is an advisory and delivery consulting firm. The company empowers your business to build a future based on change through thoughtful, transformative consulting.
Anwar Ghauche,
Founder & CEO
As a SaaS and fintech innovator purpose-built for construction, Constrafor is setting new standards of productivity and cost-efficiency for the way GCs and subcontractors manage essential back-office tasks and financial transactions.
Patrick Grady,
Chairman & CEO
TetraScience is the Scientific Data Cloud company with a mission to accelerate scientific discovery and improve and extend human life.
Canopus Networks
Vijay Sivaraman,
Co-founder & CEO
Canopus Networks is a provider of AI-based Network Traffic Analytics software that gives Telecommunications Service Providers deep visibility into application usage and user experience over their fixed-line and 5G mobile networks.
Spencer Mullee,
Evoque is a bridge to the future. Its data center and connectivity solutions evolve with its customers, delivering the connections that enhance their growth and empower progress at scale.
Kirill Klokov,
Truv unlocks the power of consumer-permissioned data to empower organizations to make confident decisions. With the safest and most reliable API connections to payroll accounts, it enables income, employment, and insurance verification for lenders while consumers benefit from quicker approvals and a better overall experience.