SOSi CEO Julian Setian Selected as EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2016 Finalist

International Program Celebrating “30 years of ingenuity in America”

RESTON, Va. (May 4, 2016) — Ernst & Young (EY) today announced that Julian Setian, president & CEO of SOS International LLC (SOSi) is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Mid-Atlantic program. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Julian was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

“I am extremely honored to be recognized by EY for this prestigious award,” said Julian Setian, president and CEO of SOSi. “To be placed in the same awards category as previous winners from Starbucks, Whole Foods, eBay and LinkedIn is an inspiration.”

Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. In honor of its 30th anniversary, this year the program is celebrating “30 years of ingenuity in America.” For the past 30 years, EY has been at the forefront of identifying game-changing business leaders and celebrating American ingenuity. Past leaders have disrupted industries, created new product categories and successfully brought new innovation and technology to traditional industries.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

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About SOSi

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is a private, family-owned and operated government services integrator that works principally in the defense and intelligence sectors. We were founded in 1989 to provide specialized analytical services to the U.S. law enforcement community and over the past 25 years have evolved into an international solutions provider with experience in more than 30 countries worldwide. We provide intelligence, technology and project-management solutions to large government and private-sector organizations and are known for our agility, flexibility and proven experience around the world. Our commitment, expertise and experience deliver tangible results that reflect our passion for excellence. For more information, visit and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

About EY Entrepreneur of The Year®

EY 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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