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Ensono and Winners of the 2018 Chicago Innovation Awards Ring the Nasdaq Closing Bell

Ensono®, a leading hybrid IT services provider, will join fellow winners of the Chicago Innovation Awards, the Chicago region’s foremost annual celebration of innovation, in New York City on Monday, March 25th to ring the Closing Bell of the Nasdaq Stock Market.  The event will emphasize the surge of innovation that is occurring in the Chicago region, and shine a spotlight on the organizations that make up its vibrant economy.

“Chicago Innovation Award winners cut across all industries and represent the best in new product and service development from large companies, startups and non-profits,” said Tom Kuczmarski, co-founder of the Chicago Innovation Awards.  “Their winning innovations are solving a range of unmet needs in the marketplace, and we’re proud to celebrate their successes on a global stage by ringing the Nasdaq Bell.”

Joining Ensono will be other winners of the 2018 Chicago Innovation Awards, including: Abbott, Above and Beyond, Adler Planetarium, Advanced Valve Technologies, Aspire, BallotReady, Cameo, Catalytic, Codeverse, Ensono, Esquify, ExerciseBuddy, Farmer’s Fridge, GuardianVets, Illinois Holocaust Museum, Jiobit, Lakeview Pantry, Molex, PanaceaNano, Parker Dewey, Sittercity, Sterling, The Bra Lab, Truss, Unanimous AI, and UPshow.

“A key driver of Ensono’s purpose is to disrupt the status quo, so we’re honored to be recognized as a key innovator in the community and acknowledged for that traction,” said Jeff VonDeylen, CEO of Ensono. “Thanks to our incredible associates, clients and partners in the community, we’ve experienced immense growth over the past three years, and we look forward to our continued role in Chicago’s booming tech scene.”

Ensono was named a Chicago Innovation Award winner for its innovative service management platform, Ensono M.O., for companies with complex IT. The platform promotes visibility across a client’s entire IT estate, from mainframe to cloud, and brings a structured approach to integrating people, processes and technology across multiple platforms. Ensono M.O.  can be adapted and enhanced based on the changing needs of Ensono’s clients.

To learn more about the Chicago Innovation Award winners, read their stories and watch their videos.

About Ensono
Ensono helps IT leaders be the catalyst for change by harnessing the power of hybrid IT to transform their businesses. We drive digital transformation by enabling increased agility and scalability through the modernization to public cloud. Our broad services portfolio from mainframe to cloud, powered by an intelligent governance platform, is designed to help our clients operate for today and optimize for tomorrow. We are award-winning certified experts in AWS and Azure and recognized as Microsoft Datacenter Transformation Partner of the Year. Ensono has nearly 2,000 associates around the world and is headquartered in greater Chicago. Visit us at

In June 2018, Ensono acquired the hosted data center business of Wipro.

About Chicago Innovation
Chicago Innovation was established in 2002 as the Chicago Innovation Awards, an annual ceremony to celebrate the most innovative products and services in the Chicago region. The organization has evolved into a year-round series of events and activities designed to educate, connect and celebrate innovators in the Chicago region. The organization’s expansion includes the Chicago Student Invention Convention to empower Chicago’s youth to be innovators, the Chicago Innovation Women Mentoring Co-op to support female innovators, Corporate Start-up Match-Making to connect large corporations with emerging start-ups, an Innovation MBA in partnership with IIT that offers real-world experiential learning and $10,000 scholarships, the Chicago Neighborhood Awards to promote innovation in Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods, and Ageless Innovators to support older adult innovators and bridge generations in the workplace.  For more info, visit To follow Chicago Innovation on social media, find it on Twitter (@Chi_Innovation) or Facebook (Chicago Innovation).

For media inquiries, please contact Beth Burghgraef at: [email protected].

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