Member News: Passport CEO Bob Youakim named one of the Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2019
Passport’s top executive honored for leading company through explosive growth
Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 6, 2019) — Each year, The Software Report releases a list of the top 50 CEOs who are leading some of the most successful software as a service (SaaS) companies. Passport’s CEO Bob Youakim was recognized for his leadership and secured a place on the 2019 list. Nominees were evaluated on integrity, intellect, drive, emotional intelligence, organizational culture and operational skill.
“It is an honor to be recognized among other talented SaaS leaders from Twilio, Zoom, Qualtrics and AvidXchange,” said Bob Youakim, Passport CEO. “This is a community of strong entrepreneurs who are building amazing teams that are shaping the future of our world through technology and we’re thrilled to be a part of it.”
The past 12 months have been monumental for Passport, with two major acquisitions – NuPark and Complus Data Innovations. Passport has successfully expanded into new markets with the company’s total client count nearing 1,000. Passport was also recognized by the Inc. 5000 for the second consecutive year as one of North America’s fastest growing companies and grew its headcount to more than 300 employees across the world.
Passport is transforming mobility management for cities, empowering them to create more livable and equitable communities. Passport’s mobility platform enables clients to digitally coordinate all modes of transportation and implement real-time, data-centric management of their curbside and streetspace through its enterprise software. Trusted by nearly 1,000 cities, universities and agencies, including Chicago, Toronto, London, Los Angeles, and Miami, Passport is one of the fastest growing companies on the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 lists. Passport is backed by Bain Capital Ventures, Grotech Ventures, MK Capital, and Relevance Capital. For more information, visit passportinc.com.
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