Inc. Magazine Ranks Linium One of the Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies for 2012
Albany, NY, Aug 22, 2012 -- Linium ( www.linium.com ), an IT and business consulting firm who offers transformational solutions to clients worldwide, has been ranked by INC. Magazine as No. 3328 on its 6th annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive listing of the fastest-growing private companies nationwide. Led by founders Joe Burke, CEO and Dave Howard, CTO, Linium is headquartered in Albany, New York with offices in NYC and Connecticut and consultants located throughout the entire US - from New York City to San Francisco representing over 20 states.
Linium received recognition by INC. as a result of its high growth rate that has totaled 59% percent over the past three years. The Linium story began in April 2000 through a merger of Integrated Technologies and TechSearch, combining the best in IT services and staffing setting a strong foundation from which to grow and expand services and offerings. For over a decade, Linium has transformed business and IT solutions and services that provide business value to all types of business and public sector clients. This achievement puts Linium in rarefied company, especially if you consider that there are nearly 7 million private, employer-based companies in the U.S.A. As an Inc. 5000 honoree, Linium now shares a pedigree with Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Timberland, Clif Bar, Pandora, Patagonia, Oracle, and other notable alumni. The class of 2012 added such powerhouses as Chobani, CDW, Levi Strauss and Facebook.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion. "Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is," says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
"It's an honor that Linium has been recognized by such a prestigious and well-regarded organization like INC.," says CTO and founder Dave Howard. " We have continued to grow despite a challenging economy and to build a great company with talented and motivated employees."
CEO and Founder Joe Burke added, "This honor certainly reflects the need for our management consulting, technology enablement and workforce solutions. Linium's continued growth and success is in large part due to its commitment and loyalty to clients, serving them by offering unsurpassed value. Most recently our focus has been on expanding our marketing and education efforts to reach more and more potential clients who can benefit from our real-word experience and innovative offerings. As the company forges through the 4th quarter of 2012 and into 2013, even more emphasis will be placed on enabling organizations to control costs, manage risk, increase revenue, and improve service delivery. "
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2008 through 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. Additionally, they had to be based in the United States, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2011. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000 .
About INC. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. ( http://www.inc.com ) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 712,647, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at http://www.inc.com .
Linium is a global business and IT consulting firm who collaborates with clients to unlock the full potential of their business. We accelerate performance, overcome challenges, solve complex problems, and maximize value by leveraging innovative management consulting, technology enablement, and workforce solutions. Our deep industry experience, rigorous analytical capabilities pragmatic mindset, and broad technical capabilities empower clients to solve the most complex business challenges, capitalize on opportunities, and avoid unnecessary risk.
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