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Congratulations to the 2018 Entrepreneur Of The Year Pacific Northwest Winners!

Eugenio Pace, Co-Founder and CEO | Auth0
B2B Software and Services

Eugenio Pace | Co-Founder and CEO

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David Wasielewski, Managing Partner | Din Tai Fung Restaurant
Food, Beverage and Hospitality

Din Tai Fung Restaurant
David Wasielewski | Managing Partner

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Claudia Mitchell, CEO | Universal Cells, Inc.
Life Sciences

Universal Cells, Inc.
Claudia Mitchell | Co-Founder and CEO

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Sean Muller, Founder and CEO | iSpot.tv, Inc.
Media and Advertising

iSpot.tv, Inc.
Sean Muller | Founder and CEO

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Cole Morgan, CEO | Snap! Mobile, Inc.
Workflow Optimization

Snap! Mobile, Inc.
Cole Morgan | Co-Founder and CEO

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Werner G. Nistler, Founder and Chairman | Touchmark, LLC
Lifetime Entrepreneur

Werner G. Nistler, Jr. | Founder and Chairman

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Michael  Fritz, CEO | DWFritz Automation
Family Business

DWFritz Automation
Mike Fritz | CEO

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Olowo-n'djo Tchala, Founder and CEO | Alaffia
Mold Breaker

Olowo-n’djo Tchala | Founder and CEO

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Meet the 2018 US national winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 US national awards. Click the photos below to learn more about this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

2018 Overall and Emerging category winner

Overall and Emerging

Brad Keywell
Uptake Technologies, Inc.

2018  Retail and Consumer Products

Consumer Products and Retail

David Barnett
PopSockets LLC

2018 Distribution and Manufacturing winner

Distribution and Manufacturing

Ruben Mendoza
Foundation Building Materials

2018 Energy Cleantech and Natural Resources winner

Energy and Natural Resources

David Dehaemers, Jr.
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP

2018 family business winner

Family Business

Crystal Maggelet
FJ Management Inc.

2018 Financial Services winner

Financial Services

Raul Vazquez

2018 Life Sciences winner

Life Sciences

Dr. Kevin Gorman, PhD
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

2018 Media and Entertainment winner

Media, Entertainment and Communications

Michael Blend, Co‑Founder & President and Chuck Ursini, Co‑Founder & CEO
System1 LLC

2018 Real Estate, Construction and Lodging

Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction

Jim Taiclet
American Tower

2019 Services winner


Jeff Tangney
Doximity, Inc.

2018 Technology winner


Thomas M. Siebel
C3 IoT dba C3