Russell Sarder, NetCom Learning CEO, Honored with Top 10 Asian American Business Award
For the second year in a row, Sarder has received the award that recognizes Asian American minority professionals for their leadership, vision and business accomplishments
New York, NY - April 30, 2012 - NetCom Learning has announced that Russell Sarder, author, entrepreneur, and CEO of Learning, was once again honored with the Top 10 Asian American Business Award presented by the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce, marking the second year in a row that he's achieved the distinction. The award recognizes innovative Asian minority-owned companies with the fastest three-year revenue growth. The award is the most prestigious recognition bestowed by the Asian American business community.
Sarder will accept this year's award during a ceremony that will take place at the Morgan Stanley Worldwide Headquarters on May 1st. At the award ceremony, Sarder will give out a Sarder Scholarship to an Asian American student to use towards their pursuit of lifelong learning. Sarder said receiving the award for a second time is a great honor.
"It's such an honor to be named among entrepreneurs with outstanding leadership, vision and accomplishments. Being included among the honorees is a privilege and something of which I am proud to be a part," Sarder said.
The award recognizes the outstanding achievements that Sarder has accomplished in the past year. Sarder has led NetCom Learning to experience both physical and financial growth. NetCom learning has expanded to include locations in Washington, DC and Pennsylvania, added to its staff and set record-breaking revenue months, as well as achieving the best Q1 in NetCom Learning history in 2012. Such impressive growth also led to the company being named one of Inc. 500 | 5000 fastest growing companies in America. NetCom Learning was named to the 2011 IT Training Companies Watch List by TrainingIndustry.com. In addition, the organization won the Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Management Technology for its Learning Central Management System.
Sarder has led NetCom Learning to its current innovative standing by creating such original projects as a learning brand for NetCom Learning that differentiates the organization from other training centers, a learning movement promoting the values of lifelong learning, and an online learning venture, LearningGG.
Sarder successfully promotes the values of lifelong learning through his creation of a nationwide learning movement among both employees and students. He has also spread that philosophy through his award-winning book, Learning: Steps to Becoming a Lifelong Learner. The book received the honor of being a USA Book News Best Books Award finalist for Best Motivational Book. Sarder was also featured as the keynote speaker in iBusiness 2012, an event that gathered hundreds of young professionals in Microsoft Headquarters in NYC. In the past year, Sarder also participated as a speaker at NYU and mentored Columbia University MBA students, offering students and alumni a forum for discussing their entrepreneurial ideas and opportunities.
About Russell Sarder
An entrepreneur who inherited his passion for lifelong learning from his parents in Bangladesh, Russell Sarder founded NetCom in 1998 and has since built it into a multimillion dollar learning company. Sarder is the author of Effective Learning Methods and Learning: Steps to Becoming a Passionate Lifelong Learner, and a sought-after spokesperson on topics of learning culture and business management. As a motivational speaker, Sarder has been featured in numerous print publications including the Daily News and the New York Times while his television appearances include CBS MarketWatch, Yahoo Finance and NY1. Sarder was selected a winner of the 2011 Top Ten Asian American Business Awards.
About NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is a premier provider of IT and business-training solutions to companies, individuals, and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom Learning has trained over 80 percent of the Fortune 100, serviced over 45,500 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 71,000 professionals through hands-on, expert-led training, with the organization maintaining an average instructor evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9. NetCom Learning was recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and named twice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2011 IT Training Companies Watch List by TrainingIndustry.com. The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning. The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning.
The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning.