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EY Announces Howard Krass founder and CEO of IPD Analytics, LLC as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Florida Award Winner

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Howard Krass of IPD Analytics, LLC was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Florida Award winner. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. Howard was recognized for his excellence in innovation, societal impact, commitment to building a values-based company, financial performance, and overall leadership. Howard Krass was selected by an independent judging panel. The award was announced through the program’s first-ever virtual awards gala, hosted by Deborah Norville, anchor of Inside Edition, on October 8, 2020. To watch the replay, visit the Florida program website.

Since 2002, Howard Krass has pushed boundaries in the pharmaceutical industry, ultimately providing efficiency, transparency, and advanced insight through subscription-based platforms and consultative services offered by IPD Analytics, LLC. He is also a Managing Member of IPD Capital, LLC, a value-added venture capital firm that offers board-level strategic advice alongside capital to companies with business models that are protected and enhanced by strong intellectual property (IP) strategies.


Howard Krass has also dedicated himself to helping the community at large, serving on the Board of Trustees for the Phillips Collection in Washington D.C., actively participating in the YPO/WPO (Young Presidents' Organization/World Presidents' Organization), and previously served as the Chairman of the South Florida Board of Advisors for Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). He also actively supports Joshua’s Heart Foundation, a Miami-based food bank and JAFCO, a non-profit organization that cares for abused, neglected, and at-risk children as well as those with developmental disabilities. 

As a Florida award winner, Howard Krass is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 National Awards. Award winners, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced Thursday, November 19, during a virtual awards gala. The awards are the culminating event of this year’s virtual Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering 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 2021.


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. Winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title.


About EY Private

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About EY

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About IPD Analytics, LLC

IPD Analytics is a provider of insight, transparency, and efficiency for stakeholders across the pharmaceutical landscape.  The company identifies, projects, and quantifies the impact of competitive landscape shifts in the biopharmaceutical market.  By combining proprietary data with uncommon expertise, IPD syndicates meaningful insights and curated information across four key capabilities: Life Cycle Insights, Payer and Provider Insights, Market and Financial Insights, and Coding and Reimbursement.

Follow IPD Analytics on LinkedIn to learn more.

Media Contact:

Veronica Fowler

+1 (305) 662 - 8515


October 8, 2020

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