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EY Announces Dr. Rao Mulpuri of View as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Northern California Region Award Finalist

June 9, 2021

Celebrating the 35th class of unstoppable entrepreneurs who transform the world

MILPITAS, Calif., June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Dr. Rao Mulpuri, CEO of View (NASDAQ: VIEW), was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Northern California Region Award finalist. Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors unstoppable business leaders whose ambition, ingenuity and courage in the face of adversity help catapult us from the now to next and beyond.

Mulpuri was selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced during a special virtual celebration on August 4 and will become lifetime members of an esteemed community of Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world.

Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria: entrepreneurial leadership; talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a values-based company; and originality, innovation and future plans. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.

“I’m honored to be named a finalist for this year’s Entrepreneur Of The Year Award,” Mulpuri said. “At View, we are committed to solving two of the biggest challenges of our time: climate change and human health. That mission and our culture unite us and empower us to redefine what’s possible and make our vision a reality.”

Mulpuri has served as Chief Executive Officer of View since December 2008. View is the market leader in smart windows that use artificial intelligence to automatically adjust in response to the sun to increase access to views and natural light, minimize heat and glare, and reduce each building’s environmental footprint. Every View installation includes a cloud-connected smart building platform to enable groundbreaking applications that optimize building temperature and air quality, provide superior indoor cellular coverage, improve building security, and facilitate collaboration. View is designed into 75 million square feet of buildings including offices, hospitals, airports, educational facilities, hotels, and multi-family residences and is set to join the broad-market Russell 3000 Index.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, to be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2022.

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America.

In the Northern California Region, sponsors also include SolomonEdwards and Woodruff Sawyer.

About View
View is a smart building platform company and the market leader in dynamic windows. View’s windows use artificial intelligence to automatically adjust in response to the sun and increase access to natural light, acting as a digital skin for smart buildings that improve occupant health and reduce energy consumption to mitigate the effects of climate change. Every View installation includes a smart building platform that consists of power, network, and communication infrastructure. For more information, please visit: www.view.com.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. National Overall winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. ey.com/us/eoy

About EY Private
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