Cie Digital Labs CEO and Co-Founder Anderee Berengian Named Among Orange County Business Journal’s OC 500

Serial tech entrepreneur and executive recognized for leading accelerator of innovation for large enterprises and growth accelerator for emerging startups

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cie Digital Labs (CDL) today announced that Orange County Business Journal has named CEO and Co-Founder Anderee Berengian among the OC 500, a ranking of influential business leaders in Orange County, California.

Now in its third year, the OC 500 honors the leaders across industry sectors, and the annual issue of the OC 500, distributed to OCBJ print subscribers, gives readers a personal, up-close look at the 500 people who have left their mark on Orange County with their leadership and influence. Berengian was recognized for steering CDL’s innovative business model to accelerate disruptive ideas into sustainable, profitable companies, execute high impact go-to-market solutions for ventures, as well as providing leading-edge digital solutions for large enterprises.

CDL’s portfolio of startups and enterprises represents industries across consumer products, retail, automotive, and transportation. Berengian has led the company’s 50%+ YOY growth, lends his expertise on the board of several companies, including Petco, ASAP Tire, and Titan School Solutions, has helped raise over $100 million for startups, and created over 1,000 jobs through his entrepreneurial efforts. Berengian has been instrumental in launching successful startups, including: ASAP Tire, Nativo, Titan School Solutions, and Cie games, as well as guiding several other tech startups to success.

Berengian is also actively involved in giving back to the community, leveraging his expertise to help several organizations. He currently serves as a board member at Discovery Cube and Human Options, and is a mentor at TechStars and Founder’s Institute. Berengian was also an Executive Committee member of the local Homeland Security Advisory Council.

"I'm honored to be recognized alongside such an impressive group of individuals from the Orange County business community," said Berengian. “My goal is to consistently create and execute high impact, innovative digital solutions for startups and enterprises alike and help them tackle complex, seemingly insurmountable challenges. We hope to continue to build a world-class organization focused on driving measurable results for our clients and growing strong businesses nationwide.”

This year, Berengian also won an OCBJ Excellence In Entrepreneurship Award and Stevie Awards Entrepreneur of the Year, and was an EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award finalist. Under his leadership, CDL won the 2018 Stevie Awards Most Innovative Company of the Year and the 2017 OCTANe High Tech Innovation Awards for “Best Digital Strategy.”

Read OCBJ’s OC 500 Special Issue to learn more about the OC 500 List.  

About Cie Digital Labs
Cie Digital Labs (CDL) is an accelerator of innovation for large enterprises and a growth accelerator for emerging startups. CDL creates leading digital solutions, serves as an innovation lab for a variety of prominent global brands, and acts as a platform to develop and turn ground-breaking ideas into new technology ventures.

CDL blends Silicon Valley know-how, startup dynamism and speed with the business maturity of serial entrepreneurs, seasoned venture capitalists, and Fortune 500 executives. This proven combination drives cutting edge solutions for top enterprises’ strategic and operational business challenges. CDL’s leadership team has served key roles at various successful startups including Amazon, Yahoo!, Overture, Nativo and Internet Brands.

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About Orange County Business Journal
The Orange County Business Journal is the weekly read that connects the Orange County business community. This is where the community doers in the most vibrant slice of the Southern California economy keep tabs on each other. With one of the highest circulations of all the Business Journals in the country, it continues to grow as a highly impactful and influential publication. More information on the Orange County Business Journal can be found at, or by calling 949-833-8373.

Nikki Reyes
Three Bears Marketing for Cie Digital Labs
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