Dell Wyse General Manager and Vice President Tarkan Maner Recognized as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 for Northern California by Ernst & Young
Award recognizes entrepreneurial excellence in Technology category
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dell Wyse today announced that Ernst & Young recognized Dell Wyse General Manager and Vice President Tarkan Maner, former President and CEO of Wyse Technology, with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award for Technology in Northern California. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Tarkan Maner was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented last week at a special gala in San Francisco.
For the past five years, I have had the pleasure of leading, learning from and working with a great group of employees, customers and partners to build a terrific company at Wyse Technology a company that has created some of the most interesting business and technology solutions. I always have strived to lead with an entrepreneurial style that is people-focused, cutting-edge and with a keen eye toward the bottom line. I am honored to receive this recognition from Ernst & Young, and to become a part of an extraordinary group of business leaders, said Tarkan Maner, former President and CEO of Wyse Technology, and current Vice President and General Manager for Dell Wyse.
As a Northern California award winner, Tarkan Maner is now eligible for consideration for the National Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Award. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced in November.
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About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the worlds most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.
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