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50 Best Companies To Watch 2018

50 Best Companies To Watch 2018


Company Management Description
William J. Amelio, CEO Avnet plays an integral role in the mobile IT marketplace. The company offers a wide range of robust offerings from leading ecosystem partners that are suitable for a host of mobile IoT applications, facilitating product design and slashing time to market for its customers.

Scott Cattran,

President & CEO

Woolpert is a national architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm that delivers value to clients by strategically blending engineering excellence with leading-edge technology and geospatial applications. With a dynamic R&D department, Woolpert works with inventive business partners like Google and Esri; operates a fleet of planes, sensors and unmanned aerial systems (UAS); and continually pushes industry boundaries by working with advanced water technologies, asset management, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and sustainable design.
Mikael Hagstroem
President & CEO
MetricStream apps improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, vendor governance, and quality management for hundreds of thousands of users in dozens of industries, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-Tech and Manufacturing.

The Conti Group
Kurt G. Conti, CEO The Conti Group has a 112-year history of building successful, reputable businesses that make a positive impact. The firm is proud of its heritage, and since 1906 it has evolved from a construction company to a diversified firm representing various industries including engineering, renewable energy, real estate, technology, and beyond. Its entrepreneurial spirit propels us to continually grow and innovate as a company, and its history and ethics keep us grounded in its core values. 

Marc Roy,

President,  Maria Sheppard, Exec VP

For more than 35 years, eCustoms has helped companies solve their cross-border and foreign trade compliance and operational issues with the Visual Compliance suite of systems, technologies and services. eCustoms offers a comprehensive world-class suite of online and integrated Foreign Trade Compliance Solutions for cost-effective management of compliance obligations under government and international regimes

Tim Segall,

CEO & Board Member

Lavastorm powers enterprises-grade business applications with agile analytics to help businesses gain a competitive advantage by unlocking the potential of their data. It’s collaborative solution empowers businesses to quickly, easily and accurately build analytical applications at scale, across multiple, disparate data sources. Lavastorm is the only solution that combines data preparation with robust analytics for augmenting data-centric applications with integrated automation and governance.

Therese Tucker,

Founder & CEO

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy, and efficiency of Accounting & Finance by centralizing key accounting functions within a single, unified cloud platform. BlackLine enables customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, which embeds real-time automation, controls, and period-end tasks within day-to-day accounting activities. As a result, BlackLine helps companies achieve Modern Finance and ensure an efficient and more accurate financial close.
EPS Global
Mick Mc Carthy
CEO & Co-founder
EPSGlobal is a leading, privately owned, franchised distributor for specialized IT component and systems manufacturers whose products are used in high speed data and storage networks to accelerate, multiplex, store and manipulate the huge amounts of data generated by online and telecoms activity. Its customer base includes Web 2.0 operators, Data Centres, MSPs, Internet Exchanges, Media & Broadcast, Government, Utilities and Telcos in addition to 1,000+ Value Added Reseller and System Integrators who work within the big data management market. 
Geneva Supply, Inc.

Jeff Peterson,

Co-Founder, CEO

Geneva Supply’s mission is to grow your business to Amazon and other online channels. The a la carte menu of services allows us to assist a vendor in any capacity. Its strength is in its experience and flexibility. With a dedicated team, Geneva Supply supports your business through logistics, consolidation, Right-Sizing, packaging, digital marketing, and sales.
Basis Technologies
Martin Metcalf, CEO Thanks to an ever-expanding digital economy, business change is happening faster than ever. Digital transformation, increased customer expectations, the simple need to make limited resources go further - all of these and more might be influencing the way that you operate. Basis Technologies' DevOps Toolset lets you unlock value in your business by transforming the way you manage, improve and understand your SAP systems.
AMBC, Inc.
Shanta M Balakumar, President AMBC is a global company spanning across 6 global locations, this gives us an ideal perspective to understand and respect cultures from around the world. The firm is one of the best IT-Solution providers in the USA, as demonstrated by a loyal client base attracted and retained by the tactful combination of competitive pricing and excellent service.


Chris Sykes,

Founder & CEO

Volume is the AI Agency, transforming marketing from a 'push'​ discipline to a 'pull'​ discipline, converting the 'search'​ generation to the 'ask'​ generation and disrupting brand engagement thinking by creating the next level of customer experience.
Irfan Khan, CEO Through custom cloud product development, Agosto helps organizations bring products to market more quickly, with a focus on the Internet of Things (IoT). In 2014, Agosto was named Google Enterprise Global Partner of the Year for Cloud Platform. Whether you’re incubating an idea or need to scale your IoT product, Agosto has the experience to accelerate your time to market. It has worked with Fortune 100 companies to build market-changing IoT applications in the retail, manufacturing, and transportation verticals. 

Joe Sander, CEO Arxan, the global trusted leader of application protection solutions, delivers the confidence to build, deploy, and manage an organization’s most innovative and valuable applications. Currently protecting more than 1 billion application instances across industries including financial services, mobile payments, healthcare, automotive, gaming, and entertainment, the company provides the industry’s most comprehensive application protection solution. 
Andrew Gelina, CEO Syrinx Consulting's software development team is comprised of experts who understand, integrate and bring to life agile, scalable technology and business solutions for Fortune 500 companies. The firm has spent the last 20 years building great software for its clients and working with the latest technologies. The firm loves building software and bringing it to market.

Ed Boyajian,

President & CEO

EnterpriseDB® (EDB™), the database platform company for digital business, delivers the premier open source-based data platform for new applications, cloud re-platforming, application modernization, and legacy migration. EnterpriseDB integrates with enterprise technologies and infrastructures for hybrid cloud management, data integration, and data warehousing. Its customers benefit from the most reliable, high-performing, flexible, open, and cost-effective data management platform available.

Mavatar Technologies


Susan Akbarpour, CEO

Mavatar is a cloud-based omnichannel commerce management software company in Silicon Valley and the first provider of decentralized influence marketing/Marketplace-as-a-Service solution on blockchain. The platform enables customers to run their own branded large scale marketplace or/& shoppable content publishing platform at the intersection of content, data and consumer-centric commerce. 
Ilan Mishan
Co-Founder & CEO
QuadraNet was originally formed in 2001 as a telecommunications provider in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas. As its client base grew, we adapted to the evolving industries and expanded our service offerings over time to encompass a larger variety of Internet-based products and services. It eventually grew to become a full-service data center provider, providing colocation, dedicated servers, cluster management, and complex hosting solutions.
Elephant Insurance
Alberto Schiavon, CEO When you insure with Elephant, you become part of its herd. The firm provides the coverage and services you need, when you need them. Elephant Insurance is a customer-centric direct insurer headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Founded in 2009, Elephant is a subsidiary of Admiral Group plc, a FTSE 100 company and one of the U.K.’s leading insurers with a presence in eight countries and over 5 million customers worldwide.
OneSource Virtual
Trey Campbell, CEO As a partner and customer since 2008, OneSource Virtual is dedicated exclusively to Workday and uses an innovative Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) model to operate within the Workday application. From consulting and deployment to services and support, OSV helps Workday customers maximize their investment while provide the highest level of satisfaction in the process.
Len Finkle, CEO Profisee provides a solution for the modern era of master data management (MDM). Profisee is, not only, the fastest growing MDM company in the market, but is recognized for its lowest Total Cost of Ownership for enterprise MDM solutions.  Profisee has done this by introducing a pricing model that facilitates any company to deploy its platform without limits on users, records, sources or domains. One Platform. One Price.
Druva, Inc.
Jaspreet Singh
Founder and CEO
Druva is the global leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, delivering the industry’s first data management-as-a-service solution that aggregates data from endpoints, servers and cloud applications and leverages the public cloud to offer a single pane of glass to enable data protection, governance and intelligence–dramatically increasing the availability and visibility of business critical information, while reducing the risk, cost and complexity of managing and protecting it.
Terrabit Consulting
Rajiv Nair
Founder & CEO
Terrabit Consulting is an IT Services Company with its head quarter founded in Singapore in 2009. The firm's vision is to be the customer’s best business partner for IT solutions and services globally and our mission is to achieve the business objectives with Integrity and Fairness. The company has proven capabilities across Telecom, BFSI, Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Manufacturing and Government verticals.

Pravin Kothari,

Founder, Chairman & CEO

CipherCloud, a leader in cloud security and visibility, enables companies to adopt the cloud while delivering data protection, compliance and control. CipherCloud delivers a comprehensive multi-cloud security platform that integrates advanced data protection, content control, monitoring, cloud discovery and risk analysis. The largest financial services, insurance, healthcare, telecommunication, and government companies across more than 25 countries have put their trust in CipherCloud.
Dave Rath, CEO ProcessMap is the world’s leading provider of next generation, enterprise-scale, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform to enable organizations become more efficient and intelligent in three key areas:  Health and Safety Management; Risk & Claims Management; Environment & Sustainability; and Compliance & Quality Management. In more than 125 countries, its platform provides its customers with an integrated and turnkey platform that includes next generation software, world-class hosting infrastructure, one-stop implementation services, and the industry’s only 24x7 support with a predictable fixed subscription cost.
Xentity Corporation

Matt Tricomi,

Chief Architect, President

Xentity has learned several keys to creating and supporting data solutions that enable stakeholders and programs to be successful in their missions, through work with large data programs across Federal, State, Local, Education, and Private organizations. The team has a clear data lifecycle in place from program & project planning, data acquisition, production, product generation, delivery, use & analysis as well as data resource management and administration.  
Solix Technologies, Inc.
Sai Gundavelli, Founder & CEO Solix Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solutions, is transforming information management with the first enterprise archiving and data lake application suite for big data: The Solix Big Data Suite. Solix is helping organizations learn more from their data with enterprise analytics and achieve Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) goals.
Madison Alexander PR, Inc.
Dan Chmielewski, Principal Madison Alexander PR, Inc. is a boutique technology communications consultancy that specializes in public relations, analyst relations, marketing communications and social media services for technology companies.  The agency caters to start ups to mid-size technology firms in security, networking, cloud computing, enterprise software, SaaS, managed services, search technologies, and technology platforms that solve business problems


Dan Burkhart,

CEO & Co-founder

Recurly delivers agile enterprise-class subscription management to thousands of businesses worldwide. SaaS, media, mobile, consumer goods, productivity and publishing businesses depend on Recurly’s ability to cut through the complexity of subscription management to drive recurring revenue growth.
OpenPath Investments, LLC

Peter Slaugh,

Founder and Managing Partner 

OpenPath Investments is a social impact real estate company and an established investment community generating above-market returns while delivering positive and measurable social and environmental impact.  It provides socially responsible investment opportunities in the residential real estate industry.
Targa Telematics
Nicola  De Mattia, CEO The firm's connected vehicle solutions bring together the Targa Telematics technological platform and third party hardware and IT infrastructures. Its agile approach means that it can simplify complex projects, offering telematics and smart mobility solutions to quickly meet the real needs of the customer.
Blinkware Technology
Alvin Koh, CEO Pioneering as an innovative new media technology provider, Blinkware’s capability has compounded over the years with advanced skillsets in machine learning and artificial intelligence enabling the organization to venture into new technologies including optical quality control, facial biometrics and surveillance integrated with mainstream 2D cameras.

Daniel Deeney, CEO AetherPal helps enterprises drive app adoption and usage through mobile task-based tutorials and keep their apps running through remote support and self-service, so that enterprises can efficiently and reliably scale their businesses on mobile. AetherPal customers deploy Mobile Support software on more than 45 million mobile devices helping mobilize their business processes while minimizing infrastructure costs.
CHSI Technologies Corporation
Jim Leftwich
Founder and CEO
CHSI Technologies is a company comprised of people who are passionate about creating and being part of something extraordinary.  Our vision is to be “The Leader in Hosted Insurance Management Solutions”. The name CHSI was chosen to communicate the company’s passion, spirit, and values for which it stands: Commitment, Honesty, Service and Innovation.
ISU Corp
David Mansilla
Founder & CEO
ISU Corp is a high tech company specializing in enterprise software development and consulting. The firm has a comprehensive team of IT professionals that bring to the business many years of experience in a wide variety of technologies. It writes software for software companies from conception to the end. In addition, ISU Corp is also partnered with organizations in the food industry, the stock market, the education industry, the medical industry, financial industry, and real estate industry.

ETA Transit Systems

Nicole Castonguay, CEO ETA's mission has been to increase the use of public transportation by making our customers' transit offerings more attractive to riders via providing key features, from passenger information system and mobile video surveillance to ADA voice annunciation and transit public displays. And it has the experience to get it done. Its engineers have decades of experience designing some of the most advanced communications systems in revenue service today. 

Gary Bloom,

CEO & President


For over a decade, organizations around the world have come to rely on MarkLogic to power their innovative information applications. As the world’s best database for integrating data from silos, MarkLogic’s operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database platform empowers our customers to build next generation applications on a unified, 360-degree view of their data.

Rethink Autism, Inc.
Daniel A. Etra, CEO ReThink™ is an award-winning, non-intrusive, innovative, patented technology, that detects and stops cyberbullying before the damage is done. Research shows that when adolescents are alerted to "ReThink" their decision, they change their minds 93% of the time. Using ReThink™, the overall willingness of an adolescent to post an offensive message reduced from 71% to 4%.
911 Website Repair
Michael Jones, CEO 911 Website Repair provides website solutions for small to medium-sized businesses and individuals looking for affordable programmer options. No problem to big or small, for everyone from the novice to the professional developer. 87% repeat customer rate. We do extremely complex and difficult repair work, where others have failed, we succeed!!

PAN Software

George Pantazis,

Founder & CEO

PAN Software is a specialist information technology consultancy and product development company based in Melbourne, Australia. It provides project management, business analysis, software development, testing and specialist technical expertise to deliver successful software solutions.  As a specialist product development company, it designs, develops, deploys and supports a number of successful software applications.
Richard Jones, CEO The Wayin Marketing Experience Platform combines the power of creativity with the efficiency of data collection. Wayin has partnered with some of the world’s top brands and agencies to create authentic, interactive campaign experiences that engage and activate consumers across all channels. 
Underground Elephant (

Jason Kulpa,

Founder and CEO

UE has developed a comprehensive suite of products that deliver high‐intent consumers into its clients’ sales processes. Its analytics technology enables advanced consumer qualification scoring and other value added services. This granular insight gives us the ability to optimize performance and value of each lead delivered. Additionally, understanding each lead’s performance and value has allowed UE to develop premium product offerings with multiple pricing tiers designed to give its clients the most transparency in the consumers they choose to target.

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. It extend its Platform with transaction monitoring for e-commerce fraud prevention, anti-money laundering, and the counter financing of terrorism (CFT). 
Kumar Ramachandran ,Co-founder CloudGenix software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) revolutionizes networking – transforming legacy WAN's into a radically simplified, secure application-defined fabric (AppFabric), and virtualizing heterogeneous underlying transports into a unified hybrid WAN. With CloudGenix SD-WAN, businesses can confidently integrate the cloud, take advantage of broadband Internet, improve application performance, gain actionable insights into app and WAN performance and health, and reduce WAN and branch office costs.
Giuseppe Incitti, CEO Sitetracker empowers project managers to effectively manage increasingly numerous and complex capital projects. Built by industry experts, Sitetracker is the world's first full-lifecycle project management platform, enabling innovators to plan effectively, deploy efficiently, and grow both the use and valuation of their portfolios.
Arria NLG
Sharon Daniels, Co-founder Arria NLG’s software solutions explain complex data sets in articulate language. Its core product, the Arria NLG Platform, combines cutting-edge techniques in data analytics, artificial intelligence and computational linguistics. It analyses large and diverse data sets and automatically writes tailored, actionable reports on what's happening within that data, with no human intervention, at vast scale and speed.  
Digital Authority Partners
Codrin Arsene, CEO

An AI-driven product development, digital strategy and digital implementation partner, Digital Authority Partners helps companies create and execute exciting digital initiatives that solve for critical business needs. Whether they're developing solutions that improve workplace productivity or helping healthcare giants deliver better patient care, Digital Authority thrives on taking complex problems and delivering elegant, engaging solutions.

From startups to established brands, their goal is the same: build high-performing products that engage users and drive revenue. Digital Authority Partners specializes in artificial intelligence, digital strategy, product development, UX/design and analytics. 

Moonshot N.A. / (Parent Company)
Terence Mills
CEO & Founder
Artificial Intelligence Technologies Corporation, otherwise known as A.I. is the creator of PLATO (Perceptive-Learning-Artificial intelligence-Technology-Operating platform), an advanced neural network powering apps in consumer, enterprise, and government use cases for machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, computer vision, machine reasoning, and cognitive AI. Verticals of concentration include consumer retail, media & entertainment, financial services, healthcare, predictive maintenance, and advertising among others. 


Ray Young,

Founder & CEO

Over the past 20 years, RightsLedger 's team has developed innovative software solutions for entertainment industry leaders, including Disney, MGM, Paramount Pictures, and Sony. Most recently, we launched RightsIn Rights On Demand™ Marketplace which automated rights management for exclusive, global licensing deals online in real-time.

Stratis Platform

Chris Trew,

Founder & CEO

Stratis is a worldwide operating company, formed by a distributed team of business managers, developers, consultants, marketing and sales experts. Coordinated by a strong team of blockchain experts, the firm combines a solid corporate structure for best business practices with the flexibility for rapid prototyping and deployment.