January 22 2020

5 Executives and 100 Companies and Products Leading in Innovation in 2020

BY Markets Insider

Today, the Business Intelligence Group named 5 executives and 100 companies as leaders and winners of the 2020 BIG Innovation Awards. This annual business awards program recognizes organizations, products and people that are bringing new ideas to life in innovative ways.

"The role of innovation is now pervasive in every industry and in every country," said Maria Jimenez, chief nominations officer of the Business Intelligence Group. "We are thrilled to be honoring this year's winning executives, companies and products as they all have shown tremendous creativity, vision and passion to help improve our experiences and lives."

Organizations from across the globe submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the BIG Innovation Awards. Nominations were judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteered their time and expertise to score submissions.


The 2020 BIG Innovation Award winners are listed below:

Individual Winners

  • Mark J. Barrenechea, CEO & CTO, OpenText
  • Adam Blumenthal, Founder and Managing Partner, Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC
  • Brian Lesser, CEO, Xandr
  • Michael Miebach, Chief Product Officer, Mastercard
  • Virgil Miller, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Aflac U.S.; President, Aflac Group

Winning Companies and Products

  • Adaptiva Evolve VM

ADP Health Compliance - State Employer Reporting

ADP Workforce Now Partner Access

AdTheorent's Cost Per Incremental Visit (CPIV) Model


AI Foundry - Agile Mortgages

Alcon's AcrySof® IQ PanOptix® Trifocal Intraocular Lens

Alvanta Tiles

Amesite Platform


Aramco Southern Area Oil Operations (SAOO) Technical Support Department (TSD)

Arrcus - Network Different

Asure Software, TimeClock Elite Series

Bigtincan Hub

BrainBox AI

Brand Intelligence from Brandfolder

Cel-Fi QUATRA 4000

Chipotle Mexican Grill

CIBC Enterprise Innovation

Clear Digital Evo Lite

Concentrix Brill App

Concentrix Solv Solution


Couchbase - Couchbase Mobile

CSS Corp's Digital Customer Experience Platform


Darktrace Antigena

Data Theorem

Diligent's Secure Meeting Workflow


DOWSIL TC-3015 Reworkable Thermal Gel

ECOFAST(™) Pure: Sustainable Textile Treatment

Emerson Innovation Portal

EPAM TelescopeAI™

Experian Global DA Software Technology Group

ExtraHop Reveal(x)

Fulcrum Labs & Providence St. Joseph Health

GN Hearing

Great Eagle Holdings Ltd. - Application of IoT Technology to Demand Control Ventilation in Carpark at Three Garden Road, Hong Kong

Green Climate Fund™s Knowledge Management System

Guardian Bikes

Helzberg Diamonds

Hestan Commercial Corporation


Hypergiant Industries' Eos Bioreactor


IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor

Impartner PRM for Microsoft Dynamics

InCrowd - for InCrowd Interview

Infosec Skills

Jon Roskill, Acumatica CEO


Jumpshot Insights

Keysight Technologies




Limelight Health


Masergy AIOps

Masimo Rad-97 Pulse CO-Oximeter


Maxim Integrated MAX98390 Boosted Class-D Amplifier with Integrated Dynamic Speaker Management



Miku Smart Baby Monitor

Mya Systems

NearSky Smart City Platform

Neighborhood Goods


NICE inContact CXone

Nintex Promapp

Nisum Blockchain Lab



OJO Labs

Paychex Retirement Services Participant Website Portal

PepsiCo Design & Innovation

Perfect Corp.'s YouCam suite of Apps

Philip Morris International

QTS Data Centers - Service Delivery Platform (SDP)



Resolute Forest Products

Resolve Platform

RiskMatch by Vertafore




SS&C Intralink

StoneView a FourStone Company

Surgent Exam Review

Sutter Health, Health Equity Index

Synapse by Doctor On Demand

Synechron - Digital Ecosystems Accelerators

Talkdesk iQ

Tenovos Global Marketing Supply Chain


The Axonics System

Thermo Fisher Scientific 100% paper cooler

Toast, Inc.


Victor Ai

Visa & Market Logic: The Global Insights Exchange

Vivial Text Messaging

Vocera Communications, Inc.: Vocera Smartbadge

Wasabi Technologies

Xandr Invest

ZIF - Zero Incident Framework

For more information about the BIG Innovation awards, visit


About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, these programs are judged by business executives having experience and knowledge. The organization's proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.




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