Recognized in the Technology Category for Entrepreneurial Innovation and Significant Contribution to Regional Growth
BLUE BELL, PA, June 16, 2015 – CoreDial, LLC, a leading SaaS platform provider for the channel, announced today that Alan Rihm, CEO, has been selected by Ernst & Young as Technology Entrepreneur of the Year® 2015 in Greater Philadelphia. Alan was selected by a panel of independent judges and honored at a special gala event on June 11 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel.
Alan has spent the past 20 years as an entrepreneur in the Philadelphia area focusing on digital innovation and contributing to the growth of the area’s technology scene. Under Alan’s leadership, CoreDial has experienced rapid growth, expanding its channel partner portfolio to more than 370 businesses and increasing its local workforce by 50% in 2015. He was also instrumental in closing a $27.5 million growth equity round this May with Philadelphia-based firm, LLR Partners, to further enhance CoreDial’s ability to be a regional hub for creativity and entrepreneurship.
“I’m honored by this recognition, and it’s clearly a testament to past, present and future employees who are really the ones who should be acknowledged,” said Alan Rihm, CEO, CoreDial. “I’m thrilled for all of my fellow Entrepreneur of the Year recipients, who are each driving innovation and advancement of the Philadelphia business ecosystem. EY’s program is a tribute to the incredible talent and entrepreneurial spirit that makes up our great community. CoreDial is proud to call the Philadelphia region home and be able to contribute to the area’s rapidly evolving technology industry.”
Alan is now eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National program. Winners will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The EY program identifies entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Based in Blue Bell, PA, CoreDial cloud software and services enable companies to quickly and cost effectively sell, deliver, manage, and invoice for high quality, private labeled cloud communication services including hosted PBX solutions, VoIP, SIP Trunking, and Unified Communications. With no hardware or software to buy, our Channel Partners—Managed Service Providers, Value Added Resellers, and IT Solution Providers—deliver valuable end-user solutions, while creating margin rich recurring revenues and building value in their brand.