Collabera Wins Silver & Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2016

Hiten Patel wins Chairman of the Year


Morristown, NJ – November 30, 2016: Collabera, a global groundbreaker in IT and professional staffing services, has been named a Silver winner in Chairman of the Year category and Bronze in Best Place to Work category in the 2016 Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.The sixth annual program in North America garnered more than 600 entries, from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada. Best in Biz Awards 2016 honors were presented in 60 categories, including Company of the Year, Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Best Place to Work, Technology Department of the Year, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Product of the Year, Best New Product of the Year, App of the Year, PR Campaign of the Year and Website of the Year.

“We have spent years working diligently to create an engaging, uplifting, and fun environment for our employees. I am so thrilled to see that work come to fruition through the Best in Biz: Best Place to Work Award.” Collabera Chairman and CEO, Hiten Patel, went on to say, “Regarding the Chairman of the Year Award, I am humbled to be considered alongside so many other amazing leaders in the Executive of the Year category. It’s a great personal achievement for me, and I hope also attests to the efforts we all put forward to make Collabera a cutting-edge company.”

Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2016 were determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 50 judges from widely known newspapers, business, consumer and technology publications, TV outlets, and analyst firms. In addition to numerous judges returning from the 2011-2015 judging panels, this year’s panel included several worthy additions to the high-profile group. The panel included Accounting Today, AdWeek, Associated Press, Atlanta Tribune, Business News Daily, CNET, Computerworld, Consumer Affairs, Entrepreneur, eWeek Channel Insider, Forbes, Healthcare Innovation News, Inc., Information Week, InfoWorld, Investment Advisor Magazine, MediaPost, Multifamily Executive, Network World, Portland Business Journal, Security Products Magazine, South Florida Business Journal, Wall Street Journal, Wired, WLRN and ZDNet.

“As someone who started his career at a small business firm after university, I can certainly say I was thrilled to learn about the many steps taken by such firms to enable creative work environments and establish so many positive “perks” for their employees, “said Craig Zabransky, Stay Adventurous, judging his first Best in Biz Awards competition. “It was also most refreshing to learn how many considered (and understood) their own employee happiness and well-being correlated to the success of a firm’s mission to serve their clients.”

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2016, visit:

About Collabera

With more than 12,000 professionals across 10 countries and over 50 offices & 3 Delivery Centers, Collabera offers comprehensive IT and professional staffing and managed services. The company provides Staff Augmentation, Application Development and Management, Infrastructure Services and Managed Services to Global 1000 corporations. They have made focused investments around creating Technology Competency Units in the areas of JAVA, Data Warehousing, Digitization, Mobility, Network Services, Analytics, Cloud and ERP Support.

Collabera has been a leader in IT and professional staffing for over 25 years and is one of the largest diversity staffing firms in the industry. They are known for their high-touch, customer-centric approach, offering their clients unmatched quality, responsiveness, and flexibility. With a high client satisfaction rate, Collabera goes above and beyond traditional staffing services by providing streamlined execution, highly efficient service and exceptional talent management. For more information on Collabera visit

About Best in Biz

Now in its sixth year, Best in Biz Awards recognizes companies for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are currently conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in more than 60 categories, including company, team, executive, product and PR and media. Entries for Best in Biz Awards 2017 International are currently being accepted until the final deadline on April 28, 2017. For more information, visit:

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