Albeo Tech. CEO Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist: Boulder, Co.-based Albeo Technologies’ CEO, Jeff Bisberg, has been named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 program in the Mountain Desert region, which includes Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Bisberg was selected by a panel of independent judges. Awards will be presented at a special gala on Thursday, June 28 at the Seawell Ballroom in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

Bisberg has 25 years of experience in developing and marketing solid-state technologies, focusing on light-emitting technologies –  including light emitting diodes (LEDs), LED print-heads, and an award-winning laser printing system. He also has 20+ published papers, patents, and standards in the field of electro-optics. Recently awarded in 2010, this marks the second time that Bisberg has been honored as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year program.

“It’s a deep honor to once again be a finalist in the Entrepreneur Of The Year program,” says Bisberg. “Albeo has lit over eight million square feet of space to date, and this award reflects the hard work of the entire Albeo team, from manufacturing and support staff all the way to the executives. Their dedication is unwavering in delivering high quality, reliable LED lighting products to our industrial and commercial customers. This award is a testament to that commitment to our customers.”

In its 26th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities in 50+ countries throughout the world. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif., on November 17. The gala is the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum.