CHICAGO – September 25, 2013 – For the second consecutive year, Rightpoint, Chicago’s leading digital agency and technology consulting company, was named one of Chicago’s Top 100 Digital Companies by Built in Chicago. At number 68, this rank represents a move up two spots from its previous ranking.
Built in Chicago, an online community which promotes digital technology in Chicago, named 100 companies to this list based on employment data collected from the Built in Chicago member survey and company directory. This year, Rightpoint is in the company of other local tech leaders like Enova, Coyote Logistics, Trunk Club, GoHealth, CareerBuilder and Orbitz.
“We are honored to be recognized again this year by Built in Chicago among so many other great tech companies,” said Jobin Ephrem, managing director for Rightpoint. “We look forward to continuing to evolve as a company by broadening our service offerings and providing technology and business solutions for our clients in Chicago and around the U.S.”
The Built In Chicago announcement was accompanied by an info-graphic that laid out the following statistical information about Chicago’s digital community:
- A new digital startup launched every 24 hours in Chicago in 2012.
- The number of people working for Chicago digital technology companies grew by 21% in 2013.
- More than 40,000 people work for digital technology companies in Chicago.
- There are more than 1,500 digital technology companies in Chicago.
About Built In Chicago
Built In Chicago is an online community for digital entrepreneurs in Chicago. With 17,500+ registered members, Built In Chicago hosts a community generated blog, the #1 job board for digital tech companies in Chicago, publishes data on the digital tech sector and organizes monthly, quarterly and annual events.
Rightpoint creates world-class digital solutions that drive profitable growth and sustainable competitive advantage. Driven by the firm’s passion for pragmatic thinking, Rightpoint’s business philosophy is to rethink the “typical” consulting model, combining attributes of management consulting, IT consulting, and creative agency services to help clients drive business results by solving strategic problems. Rightpoint’s pervasive “intrapreneurial” spirit, which ensures that clients “get it right” the first time, is the foundation by which Rightpoint has built a strong, national reputation for excellence.