Falls Church, Va., August 9, 2021 – Driven CEO Ozzy Jimenez was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Mid-Atlantic Award winner in a virtual ceremony held on Tuesday, August 5. Ozzy has led Driven for 16 years to record-setting growth & technological sophistication and prescient use of e-governance, policy & data management.
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award recognizes innovative, driven, and forward-thinking entrepreneurial leaders who excel in talent management, degree of difficulty, financial performance, societal impact, building a values-based company, originality, innovation, and strategic plans for continued problem solving and growth.
“I’m honored to be in the company of so many innovators named to the Entrepreneur Of The Year,” said Ozzy Jimenez. “Driven is not an overnight success. We have been growing and pushing our capabilities for 20 years as a hybrid tech and eDiscovery organization. We set our sights on truly serving our clients from information governance to consulting, staffing, data management, and software and Information Technology to deliver a holistic net of service support. We’re doing some of the toughest work in the industry, solving problems and that’s where we really shine and deliver.”
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. Selected by an independent panel of judges, Ozzy was among several winners who will move on to the National competition.
Founded in 2001, Driven, Inc. has built its reputation as the top eDiscovery solutions provider by excelling in complex data challenges. Driven is a global company ranked at the top of Chambers and Partners’ 2021 list for eDiscovery (litigation support) firms in the U.S., the legal industry’s premier award for performance & services. ISO-9001 and ISO/IEC 27001 certifications demonstrate global standards for best practices in security & quality. Driven focuses on Enterprise data management & scalable, flexible & agnostic solutions. As a unique hybrid software manufacturer, world-class service provider, and eDiscovery consultancy, Driven helps clients increase efficiency, decrease cost, and gain a competitive edge.
Driven’s three tiers of solutions provide world-class consulting, services, and agnostic eDiscovery software platforms. Managing risk, anticipating “dark data” and a wide range of digital materials in litigation, client relationships & knowledge of security implications are reasons for continued growth. On a data management and processing side, Driven is handling data in huge numbers to support clients’ needs. Driven’s egovernance and risk mitigation policies and procedures support clients’ security postures and impose better information control, providing long term strategies and lowering costs at the discovery level of litigation. This background of innovation has resulted in Driven developing tools, creative workflows, and a highly secure and scalable infrastructure.
As a Mid-Atlantic award winner, Ozzy is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies.
For 35 years, Ernst & Young US has honored entrepreneurs whose ambition, courage and ingenuity have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Ozzy Jimenez will go on to become a lifetime member of the esteemed multi-industry community of award winners, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of fellow alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.