June 25, 2013
DTT’s CEO wins Ernst & Young’s Los Angeles Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Los Angeles, CA
Founder and CEO of DTT, Sam Naficy, has been named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® for Greater Los Angeles. Ernst & Young recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who have shown excellence and exceptional success in innovation, financial performance, personal commitment to their business and community, and inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
Naficy founded DTT over 14 years ago and, as a serial entrepreneur, has built numerous other companies in a variety of industries. He has approximately 18 years of active business experience at senior executive levels in sectors including, but not limited to: pharmaceuticals, retail/distribution, quick service restaurant development, and technology. With a keen interest in hospitality, Mr. Naficy formed DTT to supply technology solutions to the restaurant industry and has experienced incredible success. DTT has emerged as the premier manufacturer of digital surveillance and loss prevention solutions to this niche market.
Sam Naficy states, “I am beyond honored and proud to have been named the winner of this prestigious award amongst such incredible business leaders in Los Angeles. I am dedicated to DTT’s ongoing success and owe this award to my incredible staff members who work extremely hard to execute new and innovative ideas every day.” He adds, “Looking ahead, we will see exciting changes and a lot more growth!”
The regional award recipients now go on to compete at a national level, which leads to the National Entrepreneur of the Year overall award winner.
About DTT Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, DTT (http://www.dttusa.com) provides digital video surveillance solutions to the hospitality and specialty retail industries. DTT was founded in 1999 by Sam Naficy, leveraging the power of emerging digital technology to support the needs of a broad base of clientele. Since first launched, DTT has equipped, serviced and supported more than 30,000 clients. Every day, software provided by DTT protects trillions of dollars in assets and oversees nearly 2 million employees. Some of the world’s most popular and respected restaurant brands use DTT including McDonald’s, SUBWAY®, Dairy Queen, Burger King, Dunkin Brands, Taco Bell, KFC, Auntie Anne’s, and Potbelly Sandwich Works, to name a few
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