MEDIA ALERT: SingleHop CEO to Participate on Panel of Fastest-Growing Chicago Companies Honored on Crain's Fast 50 List

Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES

CHICAGO, June 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SingleHop, a leading provider of on-demand hosted private clouds and managed hosting, announced today that Zak Boca, CEO and co-founder of SingleHop, will be a featured panelist at Crain's Fast Fifty Networking Event and Breakfast on June 22 recognizing 2016's 50 fastest growing public and private companies in Chicagoland. This is the third year that SingleHop has won a spot on Crain's Fast 50 list.

Crain's Fast Fifty Business Networking Breakfast
Chicago's business community and Fast 50 alums will come together to celebrate this year's Fast 50 honorees and to take part in a moderated panel discussion featuring executives from four companies named on the 2016 list. Panelists will discuss their successes and challenges within the Chicago business landscape and their industries with particular emphasis on innovation, competition, obstacles and accelerators for growth, as well as a Q &A session. Register at the above link.

Panelists: Zak Boca, SingleHop CEO and Co-Founder; Gaston Curk, Co-Founder and CEO, OSM Worldwide; Brad Dannegger, President, ARCO/Murray National Construction Company; Joni Meyerowitz, COO, @properties
Moderator: Michael Alter, former CEO, The Tie Bar and SurePayroll

Wednesday June 22, 2016, 7:30-10 a.m. CT

Hyatt Regency Crystal Ballroom, 151 E Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois

Crain's Fast 50 annual roundup of the fastest-growing Chicago companies could be one of the best indicators of marketplace growth and expansion. The list ranks companies based on percentage growth over a 5-year period. Crain's Fast 50 Breakfast provides an opportunity for senior leaders across Chicagoland to hear from and engage with established business executives driving sustained growth about their leadership path and profile.

About the Speaker
Zak Boca has been an executive and entrepreneur in the infrastructure and web hosting space for more than 10 years. Prior to co-founding SingleHop, he co-founded and operated Midphase, a web hosting provider with over 160,000 customers. Under Boca's guidance, SingleHop has established a strong global presence as a top provider of hosted infrastructure, managed cloud and managed services. Boca has been named a finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Midwest in 2013 and 2015. He received Entrepreneur of the Year Awards for both Illinois and Kentucky in 2011. And in 2010, he was named to Crain's Chicago Business 40 under 40. SingleHop was named on Inc.'s 500/5000 list of fastest growing US companies for six consecutive years (2009-2015).

About SingleHop
SingleHop, a leading global provider of hosted IT infrastructure and cloud computing, brings together a unique combination of enterprise-class technologies from industry-leading vendors, and a proprietary automation engine, to deliver a customized cloud infrastructure experience for enterprises of all sizes. Their powerful portal and award-winning automation platform make it simple to design and support the optimal cloud environment. Their service includes full-life cycle, white glove support, instantly scalable solutions, and comprehensive integrated security. SingleHop serves more than 5,500 customers in more than 124 countries with data centers across the United States and Europe. Follow SingleHop on Twitter at @SingleHop and read our blog at


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