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Meet Jesse Fernandez at SVUS Awards

Jesse Fernandez is a 12-year comedian, writer and producer for AJ+'s hit comedy show, Newsbroke, and teaches stand-up comedy at Google. He’s written for The Onion Inc. Network, the funniest parts of your favorite TED Talks, and eBaum’s World (yes, they’re still around). He’s been featured in 9 SF Sketchfests, presented research at The International Society For Humor Studies Conference, and he’s won the Speechless improvised powerpoint competition and the National College Comedy Competition.

Among the countless people he’s opened for as a stand-up are Maria Bamford (from Netflix’s Lady Dynamite), Andy Kindler (judge on NBC’s Last Comic Standing), Mary Lynn Rajskub (from Fox’s 24), and even Steve-O (you know what he’s from).

 
2018 Winners
Headcount Growth Consumer Companies
 
Aeolus Robotics, Inc. (San Francisco, CA USA | Consumer Electronics)
Aloha Life International (Campinas Area, Brazil | Consumer Goods) 
Alpha Guardian (Las Vegas, NV USA | Consumer Goods)
Apple Developer Academy (Naples Area, Italy | Consumer Electronics) 
Bishops (Portland, Oregon Area | Consumer Services) 
Brandable (Beverly Hills, CA USA | Consumer Goods) 
Burst Oral Care (Greater Los Angeles Area | Consumer Goods)
Cleany (Paris Area, France | Consumer Services)
Clear Home (Provo, Utah Area | Consumer Services)
CoLive - Branded Serviced Homes (Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Consumer Services)
David Allen Capital (Boston, MA USA | Consumer Services) 
DxOMark Image Labs (Paris, France | Consumer Electronics)
Elevacity (Plano, TX USA | Consumer Services)
Emma Mattress (Frankfurt am Main, Germany | Consumer Goods)
FICO Eatalyworld srl (Bologna, Italy | Consumer Goods)
Fluffy Fairy Games (Berlin, Germany | Consumer Electronics)
Forall Phones (Lisbon, Portugal | Consumer Electronics) 
Glen Dimplex Americas (Cambridge, Ontario, Canada | Consumer Goods)
Glovo (Barcelona, Spain | Consumer Services)
JOLIMOI (Consumer Goods)
JUUL Labs (Consumer Electronics) 
LifeStyles Healthcare (Brussels, Belgium | Consumer Goods)
Misty Robotics (Consumer Electronics)
New U Life (San Francisco Bay Area | Consumer Goods)
NomNomNow (San Francsico, CA USA)
Optimus Ride (Greater Boston Area | Consumer Services) 
Owl Cameras Inc. (San Francisco Bay Area | Consumer Electronics)
Rad Power Bikes (Greater Seattle Area | Consumer Goods) 
Red Aspen (Boise, Idaho Area | Consumer Goods) 
reMarkable (Oslo, Norway | Consumer Electronics)
Ritual.co (Toronto, Canada | Consumer Services)
Rodan and Fields- Skin Care Consultant (San Antonio, Texas Area | Consumer Goods)
Rothy's (Consumer Goods)
Rover (Provo, Utah Area | Consumer Services)
RXBAR (Chicago, IL USA | Consumer Goods)
Sector Alarm España (Málaga Area, Spain | Consumer Services)
SMD Technologies (Johannesburg Area, South Africa | Consumer Goods)
StockX (Consumer Goods)
TechBuddy (Sweden | Consumer Electronics)
The Watkins Co. (La Crosse, Wisconsin Area | Consumer Goods)
Varjo (Finland | Consumer Electronics)
Verv by Green Running (London, United Kingdom | Consumer Electronics)
 
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Consumer CEO of the Year
Gold Winner
Randall Hales, President & CEO @ ZAGG Inc. (Midvale, UT USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Industry: Consumer Products and Services) Achievement: Mophie acquisition and turnaround from near bankruptcy to profitability.
 
Consumer Executive of the Year
Gold Winner
Randall Hales, President & CEO @ ZAGG Inc. (Midvale, UT USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Consumer Electronics) 
 
Female Entrepreneur of the Year | 1 - 10 Employees
Gold Winner
Brittany Stewart, Chief Operating Officer/Co-Founder | USA | BURST Oral Care (Venice, CA USA | 1 - 10 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) Since launching in August 2017, BURST exceeded 20,000 subscribers, and has grown its network of hygienists and dentists who sell directly to their customers to nearly 3,000 professionals, plus an active online community of 6,000.
 
Female Entrepreneur of the Year | 500 - 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
Kim Perell, Chief Executive Officer | Worldwide | Amobee, Inc. (San Diego, CA USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations) Kim has positioned Amobee as a strategic partner to brands with the ability to dynamically create and customize the digital advertising experiences for each consumer, on every device, based upon demographic, behavioral, weather, time and location data.
Silver Winner
Wendy Lewis, Founder and COO | Worldwide | @ Jeunesse Global (Lake Mary, FL USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) Guides the company’s mission to give back through their nonprofit, Jeunesse Kids, which raised $1.58 million in 2017 to help kids in need.
 
Female Executive of the Year
Gold Winner
Reem Rahim Hassani, Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer | USA | @ Numi Organic Tea (Oakland, CA USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) Through leading in sustainable product packaging choices, conserved: 5,046 trees worth of paper, 10 garbage trucks full of solid waste, 6 swimming pools of water, 56 cars worth of GHG emissions, and 33 homes a year in net energy.
Silver Winner
Wendy Lewis, Founder and COO | Worldwide | @ Jeunesse Global (Lake Mary, FL USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) Helped lead Jeunesse to annual sales of more than $1 billion for third straight year ($1.3 billion) and to the top tier of the direct selling industry (No. 14 on DSN Global 100).
Bronze Winner
Kristin Patrick, Senior Vice President, Global Brand Strategy & Development | Worldwide | @ PepsiCo (Purchase, NY USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Consumer Products and Services) Her ideas power new marketing models that are adapted by multiple brands, noteworthy in a very large company.
 
Excellence in Business Woman of the Year | 1 - 10 Employees 
Gold Winner
Brittany Stewart, Chief Operating Officer/Co-Founder | USA | BURST Oral Care (Venice, CA USA | 1 - 10 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) Brittany has dedicated her career to helping early stage/emerging companies launch, scale, and thrive, and creating opportunities for those in the community to give back.
 
Excellence in Business Woman of the Year | 2,500 or more Employee 
Gold Winner
Kristin Patrick, Senior Vice President, Global Brand Strategy & Development @ PepsiCo (Purchase, NY USA | 2,500 or more Employees | Consumer Products and Services) Building PepsiCo for the Future.
 
Champion of the Year
Gold Winner
Wendy Lewis, Founder and COO | Worldwide | @ Jeunesse Global (Lake Mary, FL USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) Guides the company’s mission to give back through their nonprofit, Jeunesse Kids, which raised $1.58 million in 2017 to help kids in need.
 
Consumer Product or Service Excellence | 1 - 10 Employees
Gold Winner
BURST Oral Care (Venice, CA USA | 1 - 10 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) for BURST Sonic Toothbrush
Water.io | Region: EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa) | (Ness Ziona, Israel | 1 - 10 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) formed June 2015 | Water.io turns almost any package to a smart one, which generates valuable data for the consumer and for the brand, creating better user experience, loyalty to one brand and growth opportunities. When brands understand their market, their production is more precise.
 
Consumer Product or Service Excellence | 11 - 99 Employees
Gold Winners
Alloy Software (Bloomfield, NJ USA | 11 - 99 Employees | Consumer) for Alloy Navigator Enterprise 8
Sugru (FormFormForm Ltd) (London, United Kingdom | 11 - 99 Employees | Consumer) for Family-safe, Skin-friendly Sugru v2
 
Consumer Product or Service Excellence | 100 - 499 Employees
Gold Winners
ZAGG Inc. (Midvale, UT USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Consumer Electronics) for Glass Curve Elite v1
Untangle, Inc. (San Jose, CA USA | 11 - 99 Employees) for NG Firewall Version 13.1
Silver Winners
ARIIX (Bountiful, UT USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Consumer) for Jouvé Nourishing Night Cream v1
Mophie (Tustin, CA USA | 100 - 499 Employees | Consumer Electronics) for Wireless Charging Base v1
 
Company Growth of the Year (e.g. new products, new offices, new employees, etc.)
Gold Winner
Jeunesse Global (Lake Mary, FL USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) 
 
Consumer Startup of the Year
Gold Winners
BURST Oral Care (Venice, CA USA | 1 - 10 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) formed January 2016
Water.io | Region: EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa) | (Ness Ziona, Israel | 1 - 10 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) formed June 2015 | Water.io turns almost any package to a smart one, which generates valuable data for the consumer and for the brand, creating better user experience, loyalty to one brand and growth opportunities. When brands understand their market, their production is more precise.
Silver Winners
Namogoo (Ra'anana, HaMerkaz, Israel | 11 - 99 Employees | Others - E-Commerce Technology) formed December 2014 | Namogoo is pioneering the market of Customer Hijacking Prevention. Namogoo’s disruptive technology identifies and blocks unauthorized ads injected into consumer web sessions that divert customers to competitor offerings, hurting conversion rates and damaging brand equity.
Bronze Winners
Audioburst (Palo Alto, CA, USA | Private | 11 - 99 Employees | Engineering and Technology) formed June 2015 | Audioburst is an AI-based Voice Search platform that connects audio content and users. Audioburst is building the world’s largest growing library. Every day, our platform understands, segments and indexes millions of minutes of content from top radio stations and podcasts and make it accessible to consumers across platforms and devices.
Live Pure Inc. (Newington, NH USA | 1 - 10 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) formed January 2017
 
Live Events - Consumer Event
Gold Winners 
TOPS Software, LLC | Region: USA | (Clearwater, FL USA | Public | 11 - 99 Employees | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance) for The CAMfire Conference | Inspired by conferences like Dreamforce and Inbound that have transcended the user conference and become industry-wide, TOPS Software created the CAMfire Conference to combine all the best elements of a user conference while simultaneously serving the community association management (CAM) industry as a whole. 
 
PR Team of the Year (In-house or Agency)
Gold Winners
Misty Bond, Director of PR @ USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT USA | 500 - 2,499 Employees | Consumer Products and Services) Used innovative ideas and strategies to promote a nutritional company in the direct sales industry through Instagram influencers, bloggers, sponsored athletes, magazine editors, a Guinness World Record event, and several charity-focused events | Members of the Team: Steve Kostrencich, Emma Conger, Mallory Moger, Allie Henderson
 
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