At Birst we’re dedicated to building an accessible cloud-based BI tool that empowers everyone within an organization to make smarter decisions. And there’s no better endorsement of our dedication to serving customers of all sizes than being recognized by the channel community.

Which is why we’re proud to announce that Birst CEO Jay Larson was named a top 50 midmarket IT vendor executive by Midsize Enterprise Summit. The list shines a spotlight on the most influential vendor executives serving midmarket and midsize customers and recognized Jay for his demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking and strategy.

Nominated by his peers, colleagues, customers and partners, Jay was recognized for his ability to make BI more accessible to the midmarket. With more than 25 years of experience in the software industry and a decade in bringing SaaS applications to market, Jay has built on Birst’s established Cloud BI leadership to further accelerate growth. At Birst he has applied his extraordinary background to take Birst’s existing talent, innovation and perseverance to new heights.

Birst’s agile cloud deployment and rich data analytics continue to bring meaning to data of all types and sizes to enable all business users to solve real problems fast.

Check out the full list here.