Letter from the Publisher
In conjunction with our annual “’100 Fastest Growing Private Companies” List, we decided this year to change things up a bit and celebrate a few of the companies from that prestigious List that have emerged as genuine “disruptors.”
So what does it take to be a disruptor? Ingenuity, creativity, game-changing innovation, outside of the box thinking, maverick leadership, trend-setting practices, and an attitude that blends a constant eye toward the future and a refusal to settle for mediocrity. It’s the blend of qualities that made Apple, Microsoft, Tesla, Ring and other household names what they are today.
The Los Angeles region seems to embrace and produce fast-growing disruptive companies more than any other place. There are quite a few that are doing incredible work right now. In recognition of their accomplishments, we’ve featured all 17 finalists and our six honorees on the following pages.
Our Disruptor of the Year, Innovator Award, Accelerator Award, RSM Middle Market Award, Social Responsibility Award and Sustainability Award were all presented to their worthy recipients on November 4th as part of our special online event. Safe interviews were conducted with each CEO via Zoom. We’ve produced a video montage for our readers to get to know them better. The videos can be found online at: labusinessjournal.com/bizevents.
Congratulations to all of this year’s Disruptors and thanks for the inspiration!
DISRUPTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
RSM MIDDLE MARKET AWARD
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD
Golden Star Technologies Inc.
Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc.
For the list of Finalists:
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