SquareTrade®, the #1-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced that CEO Steve Abernethy has been named one of the top 5 Best CEOs by the San Francisco Business Times. Part of its Tech and Innovation Awards, the Business Times highlighted the companies and their leaders that are solving challenging problems, growing companies and creating jobs in the Bay Area. SquareTrade was singled out for its relentless focus on customer service.
Commenting on Abernethy’s leadership, Managing Director at Bain Capital Ventures Mike Krupka commented, “Bain was won over by Abernethy’s leadership. Steve is really structured, a good manager and an innovator. Plus, he’s a really good guy. It’s hard to find that combination.”
There were close to 300 submissions for San Francisco Business Times’ Tech & Innovation awards and 25 winners were chosen across several categories. For Best CEO, Abernethy’s fellow honorees are Ask.com CEO Doug Leeds, Eventbrite CEO Kevin Hartz, Delphix CEO Jedidiah Yueh and Splunk CEO Godfrey Sullivan.
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