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Copperleaf CEO Judi Hess Named One of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by WXN 2018

Vancouver, BC, November 28, 2018—Copperleaf® CEO, Judi Hess, has been named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2018 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Award Winner. Judi was selected for her visionary leadership and strong advocacy for empowering women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards honour strong women leaders who have become agents of change in reshaping Canadian organizations at the highest levels. Winners are selected based on their strategic vision and leadership, their organization’s financial performance, and their commitment to their communities.

Under Judi’s leadership, Copperleaf’s revenue has grown 843% over the past five years and the company has expanded to Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Japan. Copperleaf has been recognized on numerous occasions for its growth and unique culture, including ranking among the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™, the Top 20 Biggest Software Companies in B.C. by Business in Vancouver magazine, Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers, and Canada’s Most Admired™ Corporate Cultures.

Judi is a committed proponent of women in business, technology, and leadership. During her time as CEO of Copperleaf, she has increased the percentage of female employees from 10% to over 30%.  A long-time supporter of increasing diversity in the workforce, she was recently featured as one of B.C.’s Most Influential Women in BCBusiness magazine.

“We are proud that Judi has been recognized in this year’s list of outstanding Canadian women leaders,” said Stan Coleman, Copperleaf CTO. “I have had the privilege of working with Judi for more than two decades and have been consistently inspired by her vision and influential leadership. Judi has led Copperleaf’s revenue growth from less than $1M in 2009 to over $25M in 2017 and helped build the company into a global leader in decision analytics.”

The winners of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Awards were announced on November 22nd at the Summit & Awards Gala, held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

The complete list of winners is available here.

About WXN
Women’s Executive Network (WXN), a member-based organization, exists for the advancement, development and recognition of professional women in Canada. The organization is driven by creating social impact and positive change and supports women professionals, and the businesses they are committed to. WXN delivers advancement through training, events, mentoring, networking, and award and recognition programs for its valued members and partners. They believe equity, inclusion and the advancement of professional women make industry stronger and society better. WXN’s passion is 100% centered on empowering women and creating positive social change.

About Copperleaf
Copperleaf provides decision analytics to companies managing critical infrastructure. Our enterprise software solutions leverage operational and financial data to help our clients make investment decisions that deliver the highest business value. In 2018, Canadian Business magazine named Copperleaf one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the fourth consecutive year. Copperleaf is a member of The Institute of Asset Management (IAM) and actively participates in shaping the future of asset management standards, including ISO 55000. Headquartered in Vancouver, our solutions are distributed and supported by regional staff and partners worldwide. We are committed to building a better world, one decision at a time.

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