October 8, 2016 – Press Release – UberMedia, a trusted mobile authority that transforms behavioral data into actionable consumer insights, today announced that Gladys Kong, CEO of UberMedia, was named a Finalist in the Woman of the Year, Technology category for the 13th annual Stevie® Awards.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards. Finalists were chosen by more than 110 business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 18. Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S. and several other countries are expected to attend. The event will be broadcast on Livestream and the pre-show from the red carpet will be streamed on the Stevie Awards’ Facebook feed.
“We are very excited that Gladys is recognized among a handful of inspirational women in business,” said Kerry Pearce, SVP of Product and Engineering for UberMedia. “Her ability to spearhead a quickly evolving market inspires the future of our industry. Our team is looking forward to celebrating the many successful women, across all backgrounds and industries, that have made incredible contributions to business in general.”
Due to her leadership role in the success of UberMedia as one of the leading mobile
location data experts, Gladys was named one of Business Insider’s “30 Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising,” recognizing the top female executives who are making a difference in the mobile advertising space.
“In the 13th year of the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the judges were very impressed with the quality of each nomination that qualified as a Stevie Finalist. The competition has grown each year because there are so many high-achieving women all over the world, who serve as an inspiration to those who would like to start, grow or lead a business,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “We’re looking forward to recognizing these outstanding women in New York on November 18.”
Members of five final judging committees will determine the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging October 17-26.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
One of the most trusted mobile authorities, UberMedia® transforms mobile behavioral data to power actionable business intelligence, advertising, and measurement. UberMedia’s diverse suite of products process billions of social, demographic, and location signals daily for Fortune 500 companies across retail, automotive, and entertainment to better understand and influence modern consumers with the most accurate business decision science. Recognized as a pioneer in targeted mobile advertising, UberMedia was listed as Fast Company’s “50 Most Innovative Companies” and The Wall Street Journal’s Top “50 Startups.” UberMedia is headquartered in Pasadena, CA as a network company of idealab, a world-renowned operator of leading technology businesses. For more information, visit http://www.ubermedia.com.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.