Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Kiwi Camara, chief executive officer of DISCO (NYSE:LAW), a leader in AI-enabled legal technology, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Central South Award finalist. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who think big to succeed.
EY Announces DISCO CEO Kiwi Camara as an Entrepreneur Of The Year
Camara was selected by a panel of independent judges according to the following criteria – entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact – among other core contributions and attributes.
DISCO CEO Kiwi Camara said: “After a remarkable year for DISCO, It is an honor to be recognized by EY as an Entrepreneur Of The Year Central South Award finalist. As we approach the one year anniversary of our IPO, the opportunity to use technology to transform the practice of law is being embraced by more and more legal professionals around the world. It’s incredible to see the potential for technology to improve legal outcomes and deliver justice, and I couldn’t be prouder that DISCO is at the forefront of this revolution.”
In 2021, Camara was recognized by the Austin Business Journal as Best CEO, Public Company, and as a Top CEO by The Austin Chamber of Commerce’s Greater Austin Business Awards. He was also one of the Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2020 by The Software Report.
Regional award winners will be announced on June 23, 2022. The regional winners will then be considered by the National independent judging panel, and National awards will be presented in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2023.
For over 35 years, EY US has celebrated the unstoppable entrepreneurs who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 10,000 US executives since its inception in 1986. Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners have exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of fellow alumni and other members of the entrepreneurial community in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are presented by PNC Bank. In Central South, sponsors also include Colliers, DLA Piper, Marsh McLennan Agency, ADP, Bridgepoint Consulting and Pierpont Communications.