CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Sep 12, 2012) - Mu Sigma (http://www.mu-sigma.com), the largest pure-play provider of decision sciences and analytics solutions for global enterprise customers, announced today that it was named the winner of two Stevie Awards in the 9th Annual International Business Awards (IBA). Mu Sigma received a Bronze Stevie® Award for Company of the Year and Dhiraj Rajaram, Founder and CEO received a Gold Stevie® Award for Executive of the Year, both in the Diversified Services category.
The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 300 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.
"Entries to the IBAs grew substantially this year," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "Despite slow economic conditions in much of the world, the quality of nominations was outstanding, demonstrating that there are many companies that are innovating and growing regardless. We're looking forward to celebrating this year's Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie winners at our gala event in Seoul on October 15th."
"We are honored to have been recognized by the IBA as a leading global organization in the diversified services industry," said Dhiraj Rajaram, Founder & CEO, Mu Sigma. "Mu Sigma has been on the fast track and experiencing tremendous growth while working closely with many Fortune 500 companies to solve their Big Data needs. I'm proud to be surrounded by more than 2,000 talented analytic and decision scientist professionals at Mu Sigma developing solutions for businesses around the globe."
Mu Sigma has seen strong growth and achieved several significant milestones in recent months, including:
- The company was named to the sixth annual Inc. 500|5000 based on its 365 percent three-year revenue growth. Mu Sigma was also named the 47th fastest-growing company in the Business Products and Services Sector, and the 33rd fastest-growing company in the Chicago area.
- Dhiraj Rajaram was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 program in the U.S. Midwest and India.
- Rajaram was also named to the Crain's Chicago Business "40 Under 40," the annual roundup of the Chicago area's rising stars.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. 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 www.StevieAwards.com.
About Mu Sigma
Mu Sigma is a leading provider of decision sciences and analytics solutions, helping companies institutionalize data-driven decision making. Mu Sigma works with market-leading companies across multiple verticals, solving high-impact business problems in the areas of Marketing, Supply Chain and Risk Analytics. With over 75 Fortune 500 clients and over 2000 analytics professionals, Mu Sigma has disrupted the analytics industry by integrating the disciplines of business, math, and technology in a sustainable global delivery model. Further, analytical assets developed by Mu Sigma's innovation and development team ensure a competitive edge to clients. Mu Sigma is headquartered in Chicago with its main delivery center in Bangalore, India and is arguably the world's largest pure-play decision sciences and analytics solutions company.
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