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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

EY announces Christopher Weiler of LDiscovery is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award winner in Greater Washington

McLean, Virginia, June 25, 2014 – EY today announced that Christopher Weiler, President and CEO of LDiscovery, LLC, an eDiscovery Solutions company received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Business Solutions category in Greater Washington. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Chris was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

“I am extremely humbled and honored by this award. As an entrepreneur, you have the ability to effect change in the economy, your industry, but most importantly, in the lives of your employees. Throughout my career in the litigation support and eDiscovery space, I have been fortunate to have some of the smartest, most dedicated, loyal and hardworking employees. Without their efforts, tonight would not have been possible,” remarked Mr. Weiler after the gala.

Now in its 28th year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent US national winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn; Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2013 winner Hamid Moghadam, CEO and Chairman of Prologis.

As a Greater Washington award winner, Mr. Weiler is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 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 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.


Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards is sponsored in the United States by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America.

In Greater Washington, regional sponsors include Cohn Reznick, Pillsbury, PNC and the Washington Business Journal. Receptions are sponsored by Cassidy Turley, Lockton and Solomon Edwards.

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.