Recognized for creating technology innovations for the Global Silicon Valley
Santa Clara, CA, July 2, 2015 – WhoKnows, the first smart enterprise network that offers a private expertise and referral network for any organization, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 100 “Companies to Watch” winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 100 “Companies to Watch” signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. WhoKnows was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
WhoKnows and the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch will be honored at AlwaysOn’s 13th annual Silicon Valley Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 8 & 9, 2015.
This exclusive event gathers the brightest minds for a lively exchange on the top trends; along with identifying the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
“The AlwaysOn Global 250 are the best-of-breed private companies in consumer and business-to-business applications, and cloud and mobile infrastructure sectors—representing the fastest growing and most highly valued new companies on the planet.” explained AlwaysOn founder and editor, Tony Perkins. “The consumer companies continue to explode, along with the mobile boom and the proliferation of billions of other connected devices that make of the long heralded as ‘Internet of Things.’ The business market continues to be reinvented by a new generation of big data and analytics companies and new efficiencies in cloud technology and services.”
The AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2015 list.
WhoKnows automatically builds a relationship graph and expertise profile for every employee using the work already being done online. Then WhoKnows will contextually recommend any colleague that can introduce you or help you right at the point of need in any CRM, web app, or search engine. WhoKnows is the only solution that can comprehensively unlock your tacit knowledge and relationships to accelerate your sales, innovation, and cross-company collaboration.
“We are honored to be an award winner of AlwaysOn Global 250,” said Chris Macomber, CEO of WhoKnows. “The future of smart enterprise applications is just beginning, and we’re proud to be a part of it.”
Enterprises around the world use WhoKnows to accelerate sales, map and identify talent, assemble teams and track performance. Plug and play from day one, we help you leverage the habits of your employees and existing software instead of work around them. No more silos, no more throwing over the fence to another team; with our help, we envision an enterprise that is as personal and close-knit as it was in its three-guys-in-the-basement days.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn’s mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.
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