EY Names CyberPoint CEO Karl Gumtow Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year in Technology Category

BALTIMORE, MD (June 29, 2015) — EY has named CyberPoint's CEO, Karl Gumtow, Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year in the Technology category. This is great recognition for him and everyone at CyberPoint. "I'm honored," he said, "but it's really a win for all of us, not just me."

Karl and Vicki Gumtow

CyberPoint founders Karl and Vicki Gumtow.

As a Maryland award winner, Karl Gumtow is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015.

"EY has honored outstanding entrepreneurs for the past 29 years," said Harry Thomasian and Denise Dodson, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Directors for Maryland. "These winners are accomplished leaders who have contributed a tremendous amount to their communities."

Over the last three decades EY (formerly known as Ernst and Young) has honored the inspirational leadership of entrepreneurs like Starbuck's Howard Schultz, eBay's Pierre Omidyar, and HSN's Mindy Grossman. As a regional winner, Karl is now in the running for national honors, to be announced in November. He's in good company: recent US national winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn; Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and, in 2014, Dr. David Hung, President and CEO and Chairman of Medivation.

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored nationally by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In Maryland the regional program sponsors also include the Baltimore Business Journal, DLA Piper, PNC Bank and Smart CEO. Maryland reception sponsors include DTZ, Kelly Benefit Strategies and Randstad.

Congratulations to Karl Gumtow, and thanks to all who contributed to building CyberPoint into the respected company it is today.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's 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 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

About EY

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About CyberPoint

At CyberPoint, we work to create a future where individuals and organizations from across the globe can operate safely and securely in cyberspace and benefit from the technological innovations that increasingly connect our world. A rapidly growing cybersecurity company, CyberPoint integrates and delivers innovative, leading-edge services, solutions, and products to protect what's invaluable to customers worldwide. We discover the threats and vulnerabilities that expose data, systems, and infrastructure to compromise, we quantify risks, and we design defenses that provide critical protection. Learn more here.

CONTACT: CyberPoint International, LLC, media@cyberpointllc.com.



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