Blue Prism Recognized as a “Global Hot 100” Company by World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship
New York, NY – October 9th 2013 – Blue Prism, the leading developer of robotic automation software, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the “Global Hot 100” companies by The World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
Since its launch at the United Nations in 2006, the World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship has annually selected and celebrated the 100 hottest businesses from around the world making the most positive, transformative strides in the way we live and work. Developed with the support of three UN agencies, the OECD and in partnership with many multinationals such as IBM, EMC, AARP, and NASDAQ, the Summit honors these revolutionaries at its annual October conference, where forward-thinking people from around the globe exchange inspiring stories and architect meaningful actions for economic and social innovation. Former World Summit participants and award winners have included Bill Gates, Professor Steven Hawking and former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano.
Alastair Bathgate, CEO of Blue Prism said, “We are delighted to have been recognized as a Global Hot 100 company and to have the innovative potential of robotic automation technology and its application in clerical and administrative process automation identified. We believe that the ‘digitization of labor’ represents the Third Industrial Revolution and that technical innovation, matched with innovative people, will deliver benefits for all members of society.”
Sam Hamdan, Chairman and Chief Architect of The World Summit added, “The disruptive nature of robotics in the workplace represents a powerful opportunity to redefine the way global businesses approach and manage back office administrative tasks. By significantly reducing costs and improving the efficiency of business operations, the use of ‘digital labor’ will bring significant economic benefits and create new opportunities to redeploy human resources on more strategic initiatives. We applaud the unique and innovative nature of Blue Prism’s robotic automation software.”
About Blue Prism
Formed by process automation experts, with offices in London, Manchester and Miami, Blue Prism has pioneered the development of robotic automation software for clerical and administrative automation. The company currently operates in the BPO, Government, Financial Services, Energy, Telco and Healthcare sectors and was named a Gartner cool vendor in 2013. More information is available at http://www.blueprism.com/
About The World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship
The World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship was launched in 2006 at the United Nations under the support of key multinationals. The Summit connects an elected group of the world’s most innovative people to exchange inspiring stories and architect meaningful actions for economic and social innovation. Summit partners include Deloitte, Dassault Systemes, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, MIT Enterprise Forum, and Akira Foundation. More information is available at http://www.thewsie.org