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LLamasoft Ranked on Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for Fifth Consecutive Year

November 16, 2016

Supply chain technology leader ranked 459 on annual list

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (November 16, 2016). LLamasoft, a global leader in supply chain optimization software and solutions, has been ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for the fifth consecutive year. This annual list ranks the fastest growing media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America, this year at 459 on the list. LLamasoft experienced 132 percent growth over a three-year period from 2012-2015.

“LLamasoft is happy to be wrapping up another successful year in the supply chain technology industry. With five consecutive years on the Fast 500, we further validate LLamasoft’s product strategy and solidify our position as a global leader,” said LLamasoft President and CEO Don Hicks. “We look forward to continuing our growth as we move into 2017, in our employee base and product offerings.”

“Today, when every organization can be a tech company, the most effective businesses not only foster the courage to explore change, but also encourage creativity in using and applying existing assets in new ways, as resourcefully as possible,” said Sandra Shirai, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications industry leader. “This ingenious approach to innovation calls for the encouragement of curiosity and collaboration both within and outside the office walls.”

“This year’s Fast 500 winners showcase that when organizations are open to diverse perspectives and insights, they are able to create an environment for their employees and customers to see the possibilities and ingenious solutions that might lie ahead,” added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “Entrepreneurial environments foster change and innovation within businesses, and we look forward to watching these companies continue to drive change across all sectors.”

Overall, 2016 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 121 percent to 66,661 percent from 2012 to 2015, with median growth of 290 percent.

About Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™

Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2012 to 2015.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

As used in this document, “Deloitte” means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.


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