[md]San Francisco and Toronto – [Achievers](/), the leader in [Employee Success](/) software today announced that the San Francisco and Toronto based company has been named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Achievers earned a ranking of **141**, following an increase in revenue of 960 percent from 2008 to 2012.
“Achievers is honored to be named to this year’s North American Technology Fast 500 list,” said Achievers CEO Patrick D. Quirk. “Our success stems from our high-performance culture and engaged employees who are dedicated to driving results and providing world-class service to our customers.”
“The 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 companies are exemplary cases of those spurring growth in a tough market through innovation,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “This year’s list is a who’s who of companies behind the most exciting and innovative products and services in the technology space. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to what they do next.”
Achievers delivers the most engaging Employee Success Platform uniquely designed to improve employee engagement, and drive business alignment by creating a culture of recognition. Every day. The company was recently ranked the number one employee recognition software provider by HRO Today, as well as named to the AlwaysOn 2013 OnDemand Top 100, and the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal’s list of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, and has been consistently named as one of the top workplaces in North America.
##About Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies — both public and private — in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2008 to 2012.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.