Doximity Co-Founder Named EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2018 National Services Award Winner

CEO and co-Founder Jeff Tangney recognized as entrepreneur ‘breaking the mold’ to improve healthcare in US

CEO and co-Founder Jeff Tangney recognized as entrepreneur ‘breaking the mold’ to improve healthcare in US

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., November 15, 2018 -– EY today announced that Jeff Tangney, the co-founder and CEO of Doximity, received the Entrepreneur of The Year® 2018 National Award in the Services category. Now in its 32nd year, this prestigious award recognizes dynamic entrepreneurs who are forging a better future through products, services and jobs that keep our worldwide economy and communities moving forward.

Tangney was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at EY’s Strategic Growth Forum in Palm Springs on November 11. This is the third time Tangney has been recognized by EY as he received the award earlier this year in the Health category in Northern California, as well as in 2007 for his work at Epocrates.

“We’ve been humble enough to recognize that healthcare is a complex system, and that if you want to affect positive change, then you have to work from inside that system. We attribute much of our growth to this attitude: we focus on the needs of physicians first and foremost,” said Tangney.

Past recipients of the Entrepreneur of the Year award include Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google Inc., Howard Schultz of Starbucks Corporation, and Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn. Jeff Tangney was originally selected as a regional Entrepreneur of The Year winner in the Health category from Northern California. He was selected for this national award from more than 1,300 applicants nationwide.

About Entrepreneur of The Year®

Entrepreneur of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

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About Doximity

Founded in 2010, Doximity is the leading digital platform for medical professionals. The company’s network members include over 80% of U.S. physicians across all specialties and practice areas. Doximity provides its verified clinical membership with digital tools built for medicine, enabling them to collaborate with colleagues, stay up to date with the latest medical news and research, manage their careers and conduct virtual patient visits. Doximity’s mission is to help doctors be more productive so they can provide better healthcare for their patients. For more information, please visit www.doximity.com.

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