Awards: Ernst & Young's New Jersey Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2000

Multimedia Solutions Corporation today announced that Yu-ying Zaleon, President and Founder of the company, received the New Jersey Ernst & Young Internet Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award, at a dinner and ceremony held last week, attended by over 500 New Jersey business leaders. The program recognizes entrepreneurs who have demonstrated extraordinary talent, drive and business skills in building successful organizations, and focuses on such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to both business and community. Zaleon received the award for Multimedia Solutions' achievements in the Internet category.


"It is a great honor for our company to be recognized within New Jersey's highly competitive business environment, especially in the leading edge, fast moving area in which our company competes,” Zaleon said. “It is most gratifying to everyone at Multimedia Solutions that the Ernst & Young program recognized the excellence of our work, the significance of our accomplishments, our leading edge conceptual thinking, and the spirit and dedication of our people. I accept this award on behalf of all of our dedicated employee owners, who transform the benefits of the digital age into unparalleled opportunities and outstanding, tangible results for our clients.”


Previous national Entrepreneur Of The Year® award recipients include a "Who's Who" of business leaders, such as Michael Dell of Dell Computer Corporation, Jim McCann of 1-800 Flowers, Steve Case of America Online, Ed Iacobucci of Citrix Systems, and Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee. Richard M. Schulze, founder of Best Buy, was named the 1999 National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.


Zaleon is now eligible for Ernst & Young's national competition.