EY Announces Dr Rao Mulpuri of View as Entrepreneur of
MILPITAS, Calif., June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Dr. Rao Mulpuri, CEO of View (NASDAQ: VIEW), has been named Entrepreneur of the Year® Finalist for the 2021 Northern California Region Award. Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors unstoppable business leaders whose ambition, ingenuity and courage in the face of adversity help us to catapult us from today and beyond.
Mulpuri was selected by a panel of independent judges. The winners will be announced at a special virtual celebration on August 4 and will become life members of a valued community of Entrepreneur of the Year alumni from around the world.
Entrepreneur of the Year is one of the most prestigious competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high growth companies. Nominees are evaluated on the basis of six criteria: entrepreneurial leadership; talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a company based on values; and originality, innovation and plans for the future. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries around the world.
“I am honored to be named a finalist for this year’s Entrepreneur of the Year award,” said Mulpuri. “At View, we are committed to solving two of the greatest challenges of our time: climate change and human health. This mission and our culture unites us and allows us to redefine what is possible and make our vision a reality.
Mulpuri has been CEO of View since December 2008. View is the market leader in smart windows that use artificial intelligence to automatically adapt in response to the sun to increase access to views and natural light, minimize heat and glare and reduce each building’s environmental footprint. Each View facility includes a smart building platform connected to the cloud to enable breakthrough applications that optimize building temperature and air quality, provide superior indoor cell coverage, improve building security, and facilitate collaboration. View is designed in 75 million square feet of buildings including offices, hospitals, airports, educational institutions, hotels and multi-family residences and is expected to join the Russell 3000 Index on a large scale.
Regional winners may be considered for the National Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which will be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum.®, one of the country’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth companies and market leaders. The winner of the National Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award will then compete for the EY Global Entrepreneur of the Year ™ award in June 2022.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America.
In the Northern California region, sponsors also include SolomonEdwards and Woodruff Sawyer.
About the view
View is a smart building platform company and the market leader in dynamic windows. View windows use artificial intelligence to automatically adapt in response to the sun and increase access to natural light, acting as a digital skin for smart buildings that improve occupant health and reduce energy consumption to mitigate the effects of climate change. Each View installation includes an intelligent building platform that consists of power, network, and communications infrastructure. For more information, please visit: www.view.com.
About the Entrepreneur of the Year®
Entrepreneur of the year® is the world’s most prestigious business rewards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with ideas and experiences that promote growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global rewards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in over 145 cities in over 60 countries. The winners of the overall national ranking compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year ™ title. ey.com/us/eoy
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