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Seegrid's CEO Jim Rock was named an E&Y Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 National finalist

EY Announces Jim Rock of Seegrid as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 National Finalist

November 23, 2021  |  Pittsburgh, PA

Award Recognizes Unstoppable and Audacious Entrepreneurs Who Are Transforming Our World

Seegrid Corporation, the leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for material handling, today announced that Jim Rock, Seegrid’s Chief Executive Officer, was named an Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 National finalist. Rock was selected from a pool of more than 200 regional Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Award winners from 185 companies across the US.

Recognized as one of the most prestigious business award programs in the world, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program recognizes the endeavors of entrepreneurs who create the products and services that define how we live, work, and play, as well as those designed to better the communities they serve.

Rock was selected by a panel of independent judges composed of entrepreneurs from around the US. The candidates were evaluated based on their entrepreneurial leadership, talent management, financial performance, societal impact, degree of difficulty in navigating and overcoming obstacles to make their companies successful, and originality, among other core contributions and attributes.

“Being selected as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year National finalist is a testament to the drive, talent, and perseverance of the entire team at Seegrid,” said Rock. “I’m proud of our outstanding accomplishments in providing leading mobile automation solutions that fulfill a crucial need: keeping the global supply chain running reliably despite the substantial challenges the world encountered over the past two years. I am incredibly honored to be a part of this exceptional team.”

The Ernst & Young nomination follows a year of growth and momentum for Seegrid, in which the technology company was named the leading US mobile robot provider for its industry-leading autonomous mobile robots and intelligent automation solutions. The company also rapidly expanded its product portfolio and released several innovative enhancements to further Seegrid’s technical advantage. The company premiered its first autonomous lift truck, Seegrid Palion™ Lift AMR, the only autonomous lift truck with industry leading 3D perception, offering early access for select customers through its Seegrid Technology Early-Access Program (STEP). To learn more about Seegrid, visit seegrid.com

About Entrepreneur Of The Year® 

Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. National overall winners go on to compete for the title. Visit ey.com/us/eoy 

About Seegrid

Seegrid, a leader in autonomous mobile robot (AMR) solutions for material handling solutions, combines AMR technology, enterprise software, and best-in-class services for complete, connected automated workflows. With over 14 million autonomous production miles driven to date, Seegrid AMRs are reliable, flexible, and proven. The world’s largest manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics companies rely on Seegrid. We are partnered with over 50 global brands where 2,000+ AMRs are deployed within 200+ customer sites. From our dependable Tow Tractor to our industry-leading Lift Truck solutions, let us work with you to embrace the future of autonomous material handling. seegrid.com

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