Arkadin CEO Awarded Technology Executive of the Year in Best in Biz Awards International Competition

Arkadin is one of the largest and fastest growing collaboration services providers in the world.

Olivier de Puymorin Lauded for Repositioning Arkadin as a Unified Communications-as-a-Service Provider and Strong Global Growth

Olivier de Puymorin, CEO and founder of Arkadin, one of the world's largest and fastest growing Collaboration Services Providers (CSP), has received the gold Technology Executive of the Year award sponsored by Best in Biz Awards International. Mr. de Puymorin is the sole gold winner in this global category.

A decade since founding Arkadin, Mr. de Puymorin transformed it from a conferencing company to a complete Unified Communications -as-a-Service provider. His vision for having the most advanced collaboration solutions on the market, top-tier technology partners âˆ' including telecoms for white-label offerings, and a local, yet global service strategy, has delivered 31% compound annual growth. Today Paris-based Arkadin spans the globe with 51 full service locations to service 37,000 customers.

"It's an honor and privilege to receive this award, especially when judged among many worthy peers," says Mr. de Puymorin. "The recognition underscores the hard work of all our employees whose core value of respect, entrepreneurial spirit and enjoyment will continue to propel our business for even greater leadership ahead."

More than 150 public and private companies representing all sectors of the economy, from over 25 countries competed in Best in Biz Awards' International's program. Winners were determined based on scoring from a panel of 43 judges drawn from top-tier news, business, finance, and technology publications and media outlets from 18 countries, with all continents represented.

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2013 International, visit:

About Arkadin

Founded in 2001, Arkadin is one of the largest and fastest growing collaboration services providers in the world. With a vision rooted in the belief that progress emerges from people's desire to share, Arkadin offers a complete range of remote audio, web, and video conferencing and Unified Communications solutions. The services are delivered in the SaaS model for fast, scalable deployments and a high ROI. Its global network of 51 operating centers in 31 countries has dedicated local-language support teams to service its 37,000 customers.

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