PROVO, Utah, May 9, 2013 – XANT, the leading provider of cloud-based sales automation and analytics technology, announced today that Dave Elkington, CEO of XANT, has been selected as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Utah Region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Winners will be presented at an awards gala on June 20 at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. “It’s an honor to be listed among the best of the best in Utah entrepreneurship,” Elkington said. “It’s very exciting to be where we are today – the leading company in the inside sales and lead generation space. We have great people at XANT, and great people build great companies.” The Entrepreneur Of The Year Program, now in its 27th year, has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Fred Smith of FedEx, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Richard Schulze of Best Buy, Andrew Mason of Groupon, Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and many more.
About XANT, Inc.
XANT is the worldwide leader in cloud-based, sales automation and predictive analytics for inside sales professionals, the highest growth segment of sales and marketing. Their PowerDialer for Salesforce 5.0 has been one of the most popular applications on the salesforce.com AppExchange for over five years. The company was recently recognized #9 by Inc. Magazine for employee growth in Utah and #347 of the 500 Fastest Growing Companies on Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500. XANT enterprise customers include ADP, Dell, Gannett Local, Inc., Marketo, ON24, Re/Max Cornerstone, Seagate, Groupon and more. To try the technology with your sales team, visit www.www.insidesales.com.
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
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