âThis year was especially difficult,â said Alex Vieux, Publisher and CEO of Red Herring. âThere were so many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products that we had a difficult time narrowing it down to 100. We know that this yearâs crop will grow into some amazing companies that are sure to go far.â
The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of 1,200. The nominees were evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.
âESPâs innovative ClearvoyanceTM solution helps institutional asset managers minimize the effect of market fragmentation on their middle and back offices," said Joshua S. Levine, CEO of ESP Technologies Corp. "We are honored to be a winner of the 2009 Red Herring 100 North America award.â