Ernst and Young has announced that David Inmon, CEO of Redhorse Corporation, received the Entrepreneur of The Year® 2017. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. David was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar, CA on June 12, 2017.
“I’m honored to accept this award on behalf of the men and women of Redhorse. We’re a consulting firm. Our product is smart people who solve complex problems. I’m incredibly proud of the work they do every day in support our national security.”
Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Now in its 31st year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as:
• Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company
• Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc.
• Mindy Grossman of HSN
• Robert Unanue of Goya Foods
• Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn
• Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks
• Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani
• James Park of Fitbit
As a San Diego award winner, David is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of The Year 2017 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.