“We are thrilled to have John Pestana serve as our Top 25 emcee,” stated Cary Snowden, UVEF Chair. “His contribution to entrepreneurs is in keeping with the finest tradition of UVEF mentors guiding entrepreneurs to success.”
John Pestana helped build Omniture to a company of over 1200 employees. The company was sold to Adobe for 1.8 billion dollars in 2009. John was named Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Decade by the BYU Center for Entrepreneurship. Among his current ventures, John advises for BoomStartup, a mentorship driven investment program.
UVEF’s Top 25 Under Five Awards have recognized the development of more than 200 individuals and companies, including Imagine Learning, Agel Enterprises, FundingUniverse, Simply Mac, EnticeLabs, Kynetx, ZAGG, and Interbank FX, among others. Companies five years old or younger throughout Utah are invited to apply at www.UVEF.net. Applicants are judged based on revenue and job creation.
The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) is a volunteer non-profit support group linking entrepreneurs to Money, Markets, and Mentors. Celebrating 22 years of new business success, UVEF empowers current and future business leaders to thrive in today’s competitive market. For information on upcoming meetings, speakers and exclusive membership benefits visit www.UVEF.net.