Contrast Security, the leader in next-gen code security tools, today announced it ranked 238th in North America and 59th in the Bay Area on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 27th year. Contrast grew 551% during this period.
Contrast’s chief executive officer, Alan Naumann, credits accelerated customer demand to the incredible work the company’s growing team has accomplished. He said, “The global economy runs on software applications, and with more than 40 million developers rapidly deploying code, we have seen an epidemic level of shipped code with critical vulnerabilities. With software applications now a leading cyber attack vector, our technology has become business critical. We’ve seen a growing demand for our code security platform across all business sectors as we enable continuous delivery of secure code and enhance the value of our customers’ software. We want to thank our customers for their confidence in using Contrast and we are honored to be recognized by Deloitte as one of the 500 fastest-growing companies in North America.”
“Each year the Technology Fast 500 shines a light on leading innovators in technology and this year is no exception,” said Paul Silverglate, vice chair, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology sector leader. “In the face of innumerable challenges resulting from the pandemic, the best and brightest were able to pivot, reinvent and transform and grow. We celebrate the winning organizations and especially the talented employees driving their success.”
“The pandemic has underscored the urgent need for tech solutions in a variety of areas across health care, fintech, energy tech, entertainment, to name a few, so reliance on innovators like the winners of the Technology Fast 500 is more important than ever,” said Christie Simons, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and industry leader for technology, media and telecommunications within Deloitte’s audit & assurance practice. “These companies are not only at the cutting edge, transforming the way we do business, but most importantly, recognize the strategic importance of ongoing innovation, especially in the ever-changing world of technology.”