Company: YouSendIt, Campbell, CA
Entry Submitted By: Airfoil Public Relations
Company Description: YouSendIt is the most popular and secure online file sharing software that allows you to easily send large files and email attachments.
Nomination Category: Company / Organization Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Fastest-Growing Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees
Nomination Title: YouSendIt Sees Astronomical Revenue Growth
Tell the story about what this nominated company achieved since January 1 2010 (up to 500 words). Focus on specific accomplishments, and relate these accomplishments to past performance or industry norms. Be sure to mention obstacles overcome, innovations or discoveries made, and outcomes. Begin this section with the following two lines: Year over year revenue growth (%): Year over year employee growth (%):
YouSendIt, the leading Web-based secure digital file delivery company, has
experienced exceptional growth in the past year, with expected 2010 revenue of
approximately $24 million, up 60 percent from 2009 revenues of more than $15
Between 2007 and 2009 YouSendIt saw 1,231 percent revenue growth, and the
company is on track to continue this phenomenal revenue expansion in 2011.
YouSendIt was the recipient of a number of awards in 2010 that lauded the
company’s rapid revenue growth, including the Deloitte Fast Technology 500, the
Inc. 500 and the Silicon Valley Business Journal Fastest Growing Companies awards.
Additionally, YouSendIt also was listed as the sixth-fastest-growing company in
San Jose and the 20th- fastest-growing software company on the Inc. 500.
Beyond its stellar revenue growth, the company also has seen a massive boost in
its subscriber base. Increasing from 12 million to more than 14 million
registered users in less than six months this year, and growing its paid
subscriber base by more than 50,000 between June and October, 2010, the company
anticipates this growth will continue in the following years. As of November,
2010, the company had 14.7 million registered users and 287,000 paying subscribers.
YouSendIt’s rapid growth can be contributed to a number of factors, including
developing new solutions for an expanded and loyal user base that consists of
businesses of all sizes in all industries. The company has introduced a number
of new features in the last year, such as a suite of enterprise management
services for corporate users,that enables organizations to securely integrate
YouSendIt’s file transfer services into their managed environments. It also
launched a mobile application for BlackBerry, adding to an already established
iPhone application, which allows users to track sent documents directly from
their mobile device.
By continuing to develop quality solutions to satisfy the digital file transfer
needs of its customers, YouSendIt is poised to continue its exceptional growth
for years to come.
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Provide a brief (up to 100 words) biography about the leader of this nominated company:
As CEO of YouSendIt, Ivan Koon manages the company’s core operations, business
growth strategy and key partnerships. Koon transformed the company from an
ad-based model to a subscription-based model and helped solidify YouSendIt’s
leadership in the secure-managed-file transfer industry. He has more than 20
years of operational and management success. Prior to leading YouSendIt, Koon
was a senior vice president of the Adobe Acrobat Intelligent Document business
unit, where he more than doubled Acrobat’s revenue in less than three years.
While there, he also created an Enterprise Document LifeCycle Server business
that grew to more than $100 million in revenue.