Finalist in the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
18th Annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Northern California
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award honors entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hard work and perseverance have created and sustained successful, growing business ventures. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program, founded and produced by Ernst & Young, originated in 1986 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is now entering its 18th year of recognizing successful entrepreneurs.
The success of the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has led to its expansion in the U.S. and internationally. Domestically the program has grown from one award area in 1986 to 36 in Year 2004. Internationally the World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award is in more than 35 countries worldwide.
Microsoft has become a sponsor of the national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards. As part of the sponsorship, the "Realizing Business Potential" award has been created to recognize companies with less than 100 employees that have demonstrated success and growth by leveraging computer-related technology. Mike Faith, of Headsets.com was honored to be recognized as a finalist for the 2004 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in this category. See the video above.