Entrepreneur Of The Year San Diego

Through the Entrepreneur Of The Year® program, we recognize and celebrate unstoppable entrepreneurs who redefine the way we live, work and play.

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Entrepreneur Of The Year San Diego

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Here's to the unstoppables transforming our world.

There are a lot of successful people in the world. But to build something truly remarkable, you can’t let anything stand in your way. And only a few leaders are part of this special group: the ones who never give up. Driven by their desire to better the world around them, they stop at nothing to achieve their greatest ambitions. They cut through the noise of this transformative age by breaking away from the pack — and then end up leading it.

    • Finalists' video taping
      Mid May
      EY San Diego office
    • San Diego Awards gala
      June 6, 2019
      5:30 p.m. Cocktails | 7:00 p.m. Dinner and awards
      Fairmont Grand Del Mar
      San Diego, CA
    • Strategic Growth Forum®
      November 13-17, 2019
      Palm Desert, CA
    • Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala
      November 16, 2019
      Palm Desert, CA


  • May 14, 2019  — EY Announces finalists of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 San Diego Region  Press Release

    June 7, 2019 — Awards Recognize Entrepreneurs Behind 6 Innovative San Diego Companies  Read

    June 7, 2019 — Tealium CEO, Founder Among San Diego's Entrepreneurs of the Year  Read

About the program

The Entrepreneur Of The Year program, founded by EY, has recognized the endeavors of exceptional men and women who create the products and services that keep our worldwide economy moving forward. Since its inception, Entrepreneur Of The Year has grown dramatically and now includes programs in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries worldwide. The Entrepreneur Of The Year US Awards gala is the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the largest gathering of entrepreneurs in America.


Meet the winners

Find out more about Brad Keywell of Uptake Technologies, Inc., Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 National Overall Award winner, and the rest of our 2018 national award winners.

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Nomination tips

A strong and well-written nomination is powerful and compelling to the judges. Consider these important points when completing a nomination form.

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Benefits to participating in the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program

Recognized as one of the most prestigious business award programs in the country, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards celebrate the country's most innovative business leaders.

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Frequently asked questions

Costs to participate? Timing? Award categories? You have questions, we have answers.

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EY contacts

Tim Holl
Program director

Tania Soudah
Program manager

Krissan Brion
Program coordinator