01 Oct John A. Meyer Awarded CEO of the Year 2013
John A. Meyer, Chairman and CEO of Arise Virtual Solutions Inc., received the 2013 Mid-Market CEO of the Year award for exceptional achievement and leadership from CEO Connection, in conjunction with the Wharton School of Business. The award will be presented at a special dinner on October 21, 2013, the first night of the CEO Connection Mid-Market Convention.
“Arise is challenging the norm and changing the way the world thinks about work,” stated John Meyer. “I am honored to receive the Mid-Market CEO of the Year Award. My success is a testament to Arise’s innovative business model and the caliber of the Arise team. Arise provides the ability to disrupt the market with a solution that delivers high quality, cost effective, on-shore capabilities to our clients, around technical support and customer service, while offering unique opportunities for individuals to work from home.”
“A former Air Force flight commander, John Meyer’s dedication to service is apparent in every aspect of his work as CEO of Arise—including the incredible efforts he makes to help fellow veterans re-enter the workforce. He spearheaded Arise’s partnership with the Joining Forces initiative this past spring. He encourages employees to participate in Habitat for Humanity builds and focuses on how Arise Virtual Solutions can be a great help for those who want to help themselves,” Kenneth Beck, CEO of CEO Connection.
With over 30 years of experience, John Meyer is known for building high growth organizations, in new markets, in both the United States and internationally. In the late 80’s through the early 2000’s, while at EDS, Meyer was at the forefront of the I.T. Outsourcing market. During that time, I.T. Outsourcing was a relatively new idea, which transformed into what is now a globally recognized outsourcing offering.
About Arise Virtual Solutions
Arise Virtual Solutions is a work-at-home business process outsourcing company that uniquely blends crowdsourcing innovation, virtual technology and operational efficiencies to deliver better results. Recognized as a work-at-home call center pioneer, Arise has been delivering services in the cloud for over 15 years, through its network of over 25,000 independent, work-at-home customer service, sales and technical support providers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Arise provides flexible, cost-effective customer contact, business processing, e-learning and consulting solutions to premium brands around the world, including many Fortune 150 and 500 companies.
To learn more about No Boundaries, Better Solutions™ and how Arise Virtual Solutions can help you, visit www.arise.com.
About CEO Connection
Inspired by C-level Wharton executives, CEO Connection is an exclusive membership organization that connects CEOs of companies with at least US$100 million in sales. Through private, in-person events and online services, it helps CEOs to develop and maintain ongoing peer-to-peer relationships. Members include both seasoned executives as well as rising leaders.”