Mahesh Yadav of Pennington Honored by Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards for Making a Difference in New Jersey

Trenton, NJ (October 2020) – Mahesh Yadav, Founder and CEO, Optima Global Solutions Inc., of Lawrenceville was awarded the David Sarnoff Award for Advocacy and Community Engagement honor at the 8th Annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur awards on October 15, 2020. The awards program featured keynote speaker Jeremy Robbins of the New American Economy and a panel discussion with Patrick McGowan of Genova Burns, Ali Bokari of Unilever and Rashaad Bajwa of Domain Computer.

The New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards honor immigrant business leaders helping New Jersey communities thrive. The awards were created to highlight the social and economic contributions of New Jersey’s immigrants to communities throughout the state and celebrate the important role of immigrants to today’s economy. The awards are sponsored by the NJ Business Immigration Coalition, a broad-based coalition of New Jersey chambers, associations and organizations, including the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce, Diversity Dynamics, Einstein’s Alley, Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce, NJBIA, New Jersey Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce, and the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce.

The 2020 winners and their NJ business location and country of origin are:

Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year – Ali A. Houshmand President of Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ (Iran)

Caspar Wistar Award for Growth –Raj Sahu-CEO Connexions Data Inc., Paramus, NJ (India)

Albert Einstein Award for Innovation –Shuguang Sunny Wang, Managing Director Broad USA, Inc., Hackensack, NJ (China)

David Sarnoff Award for Advocacy and Community Engagement– Mahesh Yadav, CEO Optima Global Solutions, Inc., Lawrenceville, NJ (India)

Rising Star Entrepreneurial Award – Hussain Bootwala President & CEO HAZ International, Inc., Edison, NJ (India)

The judges for this year’s Awards were: Sandeep Agarwal, President and CEO, Pure Indian Foods, a previous award winner, Lina Llona, CEO of the Middlesex Regional Chamber of Commerce, and William Keep, the former TCNJ Vice Provost and Dean of the TCNJ Business School.

The Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards were named for historic New Jersey immigrant entrepreneurs. The many nominees represent small mom and pop businesses as well as large corporations; ranging from high-tech firms to professional service providers, from manufacturing operations to restaurants and financial institutions. Combined, they employ hundreds of people and do billions in sales.

 

Share:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Magazine

PSEG CEO Ralph Izzo Attends COP26, Calls for Urgent Action on Climate
Izzo one of only three U.S. utility CEOs to attend historic climate conference in Glasgow (NEWARK, N.J. – Nov. 5, 2021) PSEG Chairman, President and CEO Ralph Izzo is traveling ... Read more
Internet Creations Celebrates 25 Years, Announces Rebrand to Vicasso
Internet Creations Celebrates 25 Years, Announces Rebrand to Vicasso
Company invites all to discover the art of what’s possible with Vicasso’s Salesforce solutions and services  Hamilton, NJ, October 20, 2021. Internet Creations, a Salesforce ISV and consulting partner focused ... Read more
Together with Board Members and Cross River, TechUnited launches Women & Minority Business Owners Mentorship Cohort
Cohort provides underrepresented founders & CEOs with executive mentorship, partner resources, education, & massive brand recognition. NJ — September 21, 2021— TechUnited has teamed up with its Women in Tech and Diversity ... Read more
TechUnited and PSEG announce BetterPlanet Challenge Finalists
Together with BetterPlanet program partner PSEG, TechUnited hosted its 2nd annual TechUnited:BetterPlanet Challenge Semi-Finals on Thursday, September 16th.  The Semi-Finals event, which can be viewed above, kickstarted our excitement for ... Read more
Comcast Business Announces Two-Year, $26 Million Investment to Expand High-Performance Broadband Network in Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey
Investment extends network to previously unserved businesses requiring high-capacity network services and can deliver speeds of 1 to up to 100 Gigabits per-second PHILADELPHIA – Comcast Business today announced a two-year, $26 ... Read more
Bloqcube® mentioned in the 2021 Gartner ® Hype Cycle™ for Life Science Research and Development, 2021 and Hype Cycle™ for Life Science Commercial Operations, 2021 third year in a row.
Bridgewater/Piscataway, NJ May 31, 2021– Bloqcube Inc, the Piscataway based e-clinical software company, was mentioned in two 2021 Gartner Hype Cycle reports o (available to Gartner subscribers). The report titled “Hype Cycle ... Read more