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Conductor American Business Awards Finalist

May 20, 2009

NEW YORK, May 20, 2009 – Conductor, Inc., a leading provider of search engine optimization technology and services, today announced that it has been named a Finalist in the 2009 American Business Awards. Conductor was selected as a finalist for the Most Innovative Company of the Year category. Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 22 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Most Innovative Company, Best Management Team, Best New Product or Service, Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program, Best Corporate Environmental Responsibility Program.

“This has been a year of extraordinary growth for the company, with the successful completion of series B funding, key additions to the management team, and the introduction of Conductor’s natural search platform,” said Conductor CEO, Seth Besmertnik. “Innovation is a core value at Conductor as we strive to redefine the business of natural search. We are thrilled to be recognized and are flattered to be in the company of our fellow finalists.”

Members of the Awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisers and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from among Finalists in final judging that will continue through June 3. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April through early May.

“Deapite very tough economic conditions, many organizations and individuals continue to perform well.” –Michael Gallagher

“Despite very tough economic conditions, many organizations and individuals continue to perform well,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards. “The results of the 2009 ABAs thus far are a testament to the resilience, creativity, and hard work of American organizations, executives, and workers.” Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists inall categories are available at

About Conductor

Conductor is a leading provider of SEO measurement and optimization technology, empowering enterprise marketers to manage and improve their SEO efforts. Conductor’s subscription-based, software as a service (SaaS) platform enables customers to gather competitive data, prioritize and improve their decision making, and accurately measure the ROI of their SEO efforts.Conductor also offers a range of associated professional services to its over 200 Fortune 500 and Internet Retailer 500 clients, a majority of the leading interactive agencies, and some of the world’s most prestigious publications. Based in Manhattan, the company was founded in 2005, and is one of the fastest growing companies in New York.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

Media Contact:
Seth Dotterer
Conductor, Inc.
(212) 542-5147