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2017 NAB NewBay Media Best of Show Award

AWS Elemental received a NewBay Media Best of Show Award, presented at the 2017 NAB Show by Video Edge magazine. AWS Elemental was recognized for the 4K video processing and delivery services used to power NASA's first-ever 4K live stream from space.

2016 Oregon's Most Admired Companies Award

Each year, the Portland Business Journal honors Oregon's most admired companies. In 2016, Elemental was recognized at #4 in the Technology category and #9 across all industries.

2016 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

Elemental was selected as a finalist in three categories: the Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Service category for Elemental Cloud, the Encoding Software category for Elemental Live, and the Stream Stitching/Server-Side Ad Insertion Solution category for Elemental Delta.

2016 Streaming Media 100

Elemental was among the companies included in Streaming Media's list of 100 companies that matter most in online video for the sixth consecutive year. 

2016 TVB Awards

Elemental was a finalist in two categories at the 2016 TVB Awards: the Achievement in Image Capture category for HDR video processing and the Multiplatform Production and Delivery category for SDI over IP transport. 

2016 IBC Innovation Award

BT Sport was an 2016 IBC Innovation Award winner in the Content Delivery category. Elemental was recognized as a technical partner in the company's implementation of BT Sport Ultra HD.

2016 IBC Best of Show Award

Elemental received a NewBay Media Best of Show Award, presented at IBC 2016 by TVB Europe. Elemental was recognized for HDR video processing.

2016 IABM Design & Innovation Awards

Elemental was named the winner of the 2016 IABM Design & Innovation Awards in the Playout & Delivery category for its live channel playout solution. 

2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Elemental CEO Sam Blackman was named the winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 award in the Pacific Northwest region in the technology category.

2016 CFO of the Year

Elemental CFO John Ewert was selected as a finalist for the CFO of the Year Award by the Portland Business Journal in the large company category. 

2016 GeekWire Awards

Elemental and Amazon were selected as GeekWire Award finalists in the Deal of the Year category. The companies were nominated for Amazon Web Services' acquisition of Elemental in October, 2015. 

2016 NAB Best of Show Award

Elemental received a NewBay Media Best of Show Award, presented at NAB 2016 by Video Edge magazine. Elemental was recognized for its live channel playout solution.

2016 ABI Research

In April 2016, ABI Research scored Elemental as a top competitor in the video delivery market and recognized the company for best video encoding implementation.

2015 Portland Business Journal Executive of the Year

The Portland Business Journal recognized Elemental CEO Sam Blackman as one of the 2015 Executives of the Year.

2015 Streaming Media Europe 101

In 2014, Elemental was among the companies included in the Streaming Media Europe 101, companies playing prominent roles in the online video market.

2015 Oregon's Most Admired Companies

Each year, the Portland Business Journal honors Oregon's most admired companies. In 2015, Elemental was recognized at #3 in the Technology category and #7 in the Across All Industries category.

2015 Streaming Media Readers Choice Awards

Elemental is named the winner in the Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Service category in the Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards.

2015 TVB Awards

Elemental was named the winner at the TVB Awards in the multiplatform production and delivery category. Elemental Delta was recognized as an outstanding platform for multiscreen video delivery.

2015 Streaming Media 100

For the fifth consecutive year, Elemental was among the companies included in Streaming Media's list of 100 companies that matter most in online video.

2015 Digital TV Europe Content Innovation Awards

Elemental was a finalist in the industry innovator of the year category of the Digital TV Europe Content Innovation Awards. Winners were announced on October 4 in Cannes.

2015 Broadband World Forum Awards

Elemental is named a finalist in the Broadband World Forum Awards in the best virtualization solution category. Winners will be announced on 21 October in ExCeL, London.

2015 Inc. 5000

Elemental is included in the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 list. The magazine annually recognizes the fastest growing private companies in America and this year, Elemental ranks at #1118, with nearly 400% growth.

2015 IABM Design & Innovation Awards

Elemental was named a finalist at the  IABM Design & Innovation Awards in the Playout & Delivery category for its advancements in unified linear TV delivery. 

2015 CSI Awards

Elemental was named a finalist by Cable & Satellite International in the best digital video processing technology category. Award winners were announced at IBC 2015.

2015 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies

Elemental ranks at number 45 on the list of 100 fastest-growing private companies in the Portland, Oregon region.

2015 SCTE Technological Innovation Awards

Elemental was named one of three semifinalists for an SCTE Technological Innovation Award in the category of Best Digital Processing Solution. 

2015 TV Connect Industry Awards

Elemental was shortlisted in two categories for the TV Connect Industry Awards: Best Cloud or CDN Service Delivery and Best Multiscreen TV Solution category. 

2015 Gartner Cool Vendor

Elemental is recognized by Gartner as a "Cool Vendor," in an April 16 report entitled “Cool Vendors in Communications Service Provider Infrastructure, 2015.”

2015 TV Technology Best of Show Award

Elemental received a NewBay Media Best of Show Award, presented at NAB 2015 by TV Technology magazine. Elemental was recognized for advancements in unified linear TV delivery.

2015 Video Edge Best of Show Award

Elemental received a NewBay Media Best of Show Award, presented at NAB 2015 by Video Edge magazine. Elemental Delta was recognized as an outstanding platform for multiscreen video delivery.

2015 IABM Game Changer Awards

Elemental was named the winner of the 2015 IABM Game Changer Awards in the Playout and Delivery Systems category at NAB 2015. Elemental was recognized for outstanding achievement in linear video delivery.

2015 Digital Studio Awards

Elemental was shortlisted in three categories for the Digital Studio Awards: Content Delivery Platform of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Workflow, and Innovative Use of 4K.

2015 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon

Elemental was named among the 2015 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon as determined by Oregon Business magazine. 

2015 TAO Technology Executive of the Year

The Technology Association of Oregon selected Elemental CEO Sam Blackman as the 2015 Technology Executive of the Year.

2014 NewBay Media Product Innovation Awards

Elemental Delta was named a winner in NewBay Media’s second annual Product Innovation Awards. Winners were announced online on December 22.

2014 Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan recognized Elemental with a Technology Leadership Award in the Global Video Encoding and Transcoding Market.

IABM Annual International Business Conference

Elemental was honored at the IABM Annual International Business Conference with the Excellence in Sustainability Award. Winners were recognized on December 4 in London.

2014 Streaming Media Europe 101

In 2014, Elemental was among the companies included in the Streaming Media Europe 101, companies playing prominent roles in the online video market.

2014 Oregon's Most Admired Companies

Each year, the Portland Business Journal honors Oregon's most admired companies. In 2014, Elemental was recognized at #5 in the Technology category

2014 Streaming Media Readers Choice Awards

Elemental was named a finalist in the Hardware (On-Demand) Encoder category in the Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

2014 TVB Awards

Elemental came up the winner in the Achievement in Fast Turnaround Broadcast category at the inaugural TVB Awards. Elemental was recognized for its work with BBC to deliver live 4K streaming of the 2014 World Cup.

2014 OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards

Elemental was named the winner at the 2014 Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards in the Growth Stage Company of the Year category. 

2014 Streaming Media 100

For the fourth year running, Elemental was among the companies included in Streaming Media's list of 100 companies that matter most in online video

2014 Multichannel News Innovator Awards

Elemental was named a Multichannel News Innovator Award winner at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo for its leadership in forwarding the HEVC standard and the rollout of Ultra HD in cooperation with other suppliers in the 4K TV ecosystem.

2014 IBC Innovation Awards

Elemental was recognized as a technology enabler at the IBC 2014 Innovation Awards to winner Turner Sports and finalist BBC as well as to the Vienna State Opera, which was honored with a special award.

2014 IABM Design & Innovation Awards

Elemental Delta was named the winner in the 2014 IABM Design & Innovation Awards Playout & Delivery Systems category. Finalists and winners were honored on September 13 at IBC.

2014 Inc. 5000

For the third year in a row, Elemental was included in the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 list. The magazine annually recognizes the fastest growing private companies in America and this year, Elemental ranks at #538, with more than 900% growth.

2014 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies

Elemental ranks at number 15 on the Portland Business Journal's 2014 list of the 100 fastest-growing private companies in the Portland region. 

2014 European Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

Elemental was named the winner in the Cloud Video Service category at the European Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards.

2014 Videonet Connected TV Awards

Elemental received a commendation at the 2014 Videonet Connected TV Awards in the Multiscreen Goes Mainstream category.

2014 ABI Research

Elemental was named the multiscreen encoding leader in a competitive assessment conducted by ABI Research in April 2014.

2014 TV Technology Best of Show

Elemental was the recipient of NewBay Media's Best of Show Award, presented at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas by TV Technology magazine. Elemental was recognized for its excellence in real-time 4K HEVC video processing.

2014 Video Edge Best of Show

Elemental was the recipient of NewBay Media's Best of Show Award, presented at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas by Video Edge magazine. Elemental was recognized for advancements to its Elemental Cloud platform.

2014 Digital Studio Awards

Elemental came up the winner at the Digital Studio Awards in the Technology Implementation category. The winners were announced during a gala event at CABSAT in Dubai on March 12.

2014 SCTE Technological Innovation Awards

Elemental was named one of three semifinalists for an SCTE Technological Innovation Award in the category of Best Digital Processing Solution.

2014 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon

Elemental was named among the 2014 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon as determined by Oregon Business magazine. 

2014 TV Connect Industry Awards

The TV Connect Awards celebrate excellence, innovation, and achievement in the global IP, TV and connected entertainment markets. Elemental was shortlisted in the Best Multiscreen Solution category.

2013 SNL Kagan

SNL Kagan named Elemental a leader in the multiformat and over-the-top (OTT) video processing market in research released from the firm December 2013.

2013 Inc. 5000

Elemental was included in the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 list, which annually recognizes the fastest growing private companies in America. In 2013, Elemental ranked at #615.

2013 Streaming Media Europe 101

In 2013, Elemental was among the companies included in the Streaming Media Europe 101, companies playing prominent roles in the online video market.

2013 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

Elemental was named the winner of three Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards in 2013: Encoding Software, Hardware Encoder (On-Demand) and MPEG-DASH Product.

2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500

Elemental ranked 26 on the 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list. Elemental was the most highly ranked company in Oregon on this year’s list and the ninth most highly ranked software company.

2013 Streaming Media 100

In 2013, Elemental was among the companies included in Streaming Media's list of 100 companies that matter most in online video.

2013 Leading Lights Awards

Elemental was named a finalist in Light Reading’s Leading Lights Awards in the Best New Product (Cable) category.

2013 ConnectedWorld.TV Awards

Elemental was named the winner of the Best Delivery Technology award by ConnectedWorld.TV at IBC2013.

2013 Cable & Satellite International

Elemental was named the winner by Cable & Satellite International in the digital video processing technology category.

2013 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies

With exceptional growth over the last three years, Elemental ranked at number six on the Portland Business Journal's 2013 list of the 100 fastest-growing private companies in the Portland region. 

2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Elemental CEO and Co-founder Sam Blackman was honored in 2013 by Ernst & Young as an Entrepreneur of the Year finalist in the Pacific Northwest.

2013 GeekWire Awards

Elemental CEO and Co-founder Sam Blackman was honored by GeekWire as Startup CEO of the Year.

2013 Oregon Technology Awards

Elemental was honored as the 2013 Technology Growth Company of the Year by the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO).

2013 Streaming Media All-Stars

Sam Blackman, CEO and co-founder of Elemental, was one of ten executives named as a 2013 Streaming Media All-Star.

2013 Multichannel News 40 Under 40

Sam Blackman, Elemental CEO and co-founder, was named to the list of executives to receive this honor in 2013.

2013 SCTE Technological Innovation Award

Elemental was one of three semifinalists for an SCTE Technological Innovation Award in the category of Best Digital Processing Solution. 

2013 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon

Elemental was named among the 2013 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon as determined by Oregon Business magazine.

2013 Forty Under 40 Award

Elemental CTO and co-founder Jesse Rosenzweig joined a handful of Pacific Northwest executives to receive this distinguished award.

2013 America's 100 Most Promising Companies

Elemental continues to climb the Forbes’ list of America’s Most Promising Companies and jumped up 30+ places from #54 in 2012 to #23 in 2013.

2012 Oregon's Most Admired Companies

Sam Blackman, Elemental CEO and co-founder, was named CEO of the Year in the Technology category.

2012 Streaming Media 100

In 2012, Elemental was among the companies included in Streaming Media's list of 100 companies that matter most in online video.

2012 Top Workplaces

Elemental landed at number nine in The Oregonian's ranking of the best workplaces in Oregon and southwest Washington.

2012 Communications Technology Platinum Awards

Elemental Live was named a finalist in the 2012 Communications Technology Platinum Awards 'Multiscreen Video Solution or Deployment' category. 

2012 Inc. 500 | 5000

In 2012, Elemental secured the #1 spot in Oregon, the #2 position in the software segment nationally, and the #52 rank overall on this comprehensive and prestigious list.

2012 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies

Elemental ranked at number seven on the Portland Business Journal's 2012 list of the 100 fastest-growing private companies in the Portland region. 

2012 "One to Watch" Award

Nvidia named Elemental a company to watch at the 2012 GTC’s Emerging Companies Summit (ECS).

2012 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon

Elemental Technologies was named among the 2012 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon as determined by Oregon Business magazine. 

2011 Forbes' America's 100 Most Promising Companies

In 2011, Elemental checked in at number 54 on Forbes' list of America’s Most Promising Companies.

2011 Oregon Governor's Award for Innovation in Media Arts

Elemental was the proud recipient of the 2011 Award for Innovation in Media Arts from the Oregon Governor's Office of Film and Television.

2011 BTR Diamond Technology Reviews

Awarded 4 Diamonds, Elemental Live placed among the highest scoring products in the 2011 BTR Diamond Technology Reviews .

2011 Streaming Media 100

In 2011, Elemental was among the companies that made the cut for inclusion in Streaming Media's 100 companies that matter most in online video.

2011 Leading Lights Awards

Elemental was a finalist in Light Reading’s Leading Lights Awards in the Best New Product (Cable) category.

2011 OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards

Elemental was honored at the 18th annual Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards ceremony in the Working Capital and Individual Achievement categories.

2011 Oregon Technology Awards

Elemental was a winner in two categories for the 2011 Oregon TechAwards: Rising Star Company of the Year and Cool Product of the Year.

2011 Streaming Media Editors' Pick

As an Editors' Pick, Elemental Live was selected for its dense encoding capabilities and was featured alongside Adobe's Mercury Playback Engine, the Apple iPad and the Roku XDS.

2011 Forty Under 40 Award

Elemental CEO and co-founder Sam Blackman joined a handful of Pacific Northwest executives to receive this distinguished Forty Under 40 Award.

2010 OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards

Elemental was named a finalist in the 17th annual Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Awards in the Working Capital category.

2010 TV Technology Mario Award

At NAB 2010, Elemental Live took home a Mario Award presented by TV Technology magazine. 

2009 Oregon Technology Awards

Elemental was recognized at the 2009 Oregon Technology Awards, named one of three finalists for the Emerging Company of the Year. Learn what keeps Elemental ahead in our Award Finalist Video.

2009 OnMedia 100

Elemental won the OnMedia 100 Award 2009 for pushing the boundaries of innovation and creating revolutionary products in a challenging economic climate.