Kazoo CEO Autumn Manning Named as Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist for Information Age’s Women in IT Awards USA

AUSTIN, Texas – February 22, 2018 – Kazoo, a leading HR SaaS company that improves bottom-line performance metrics by enhancing the employee experience, today announced that CEO Autumn Manning has been named as a finalist in Information Age’s inaugural Women in IT Awards USA. Manning was recognized in the Entrepreneur of the Year category which honors female leader of technology, digital, or e-commerce companies that have demonstrated excellent growth in the last 18 months.

The Women in IT Awards is the technology world’s most prominent and influential diversity program. Organized by Information Age, a leading business-technology media outlet, the Women in IT Awards is a flagship and high-profile platform for the industry’s wide-reaching diversity efforts. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at Gotham Hall in New York City on Thursday, March 22.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by Information Age at the world’s largest tech diversity event for the work my fellow nominees and I are doing as female entrepreneurs,” said Autumn Manning, co-founder and CEO of Kazoo. “I founded Kazoo with the goal of empowering all employees to drive the mission of their company forward, while living out their personal core values without barriers. This commitment to improving the lives of every employee has not only helped our customers drive bottom-line results for their business, but has also helped Kazoo continue to see positive achievements for our company.”

Kazoo is an HR SaaS company that works with nearly 400 global customers – from 100 employee companies to global Fortune 100 enterprises – to amplify culture and bottom line results through its robust engagement platform that delivers rewards and recognition programs along with incentives and team insights. Since raising its Series A round in January 2017, the Austin-based company has more than doubled in size, overhauled its engagement platform with a stronger and cleaner UX, and delivered a more robust feature suite in culture and engagement enablement.

Kazoo has grown to be a dominant force in the HR Tech industry and is actively working to expand its platform functionalities to create the industry’s most innovative technology for businesses to make a lasting impact on culture, employee engagement, the employee experience, and the business bottom line. To learn more about Kazoo, visit http://www.youearnedit.com.

About Kazoo
Kazoo is the employee experience platform powered by the science of motivation and the mission of improving the lives of employees everywhere, one company at a time. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights. Named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s list of Best Company Cultures in 2017, the Austin-based SaaS company and its technology platform are built on the four pillars of employee experience: connection, meaning, impact and appreciation. To request a demo, visit info.kazoohr.com/demo-request.

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