Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

New Products

Jadoo Power Co-Founders Win Northern California Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2006 Award

Agency Contact:
Karen Thomas
Thomas PR
(631) 549-7575

Larry Bawden, CEO, Jadoo Power:
Lee Arikara, VP Business Development:


Co-Founders Recognized for Entrepreneurial Excellence in Portable Fuel Cell Systems

FOLSOM, CA — June 21, 2006 — Jadoo Power Systems Inc. (Jadoo), the leading supplier of portable fuel cell power systems, announced today that Jadoo Power Co-Founders Larry Bawden and Muralidharan “Lee” Arikara have won the “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2006 Award” for Emerging Markets – Northern California.

The “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2006 Award” recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. Mr. Bawden and Mr. Arikara were selected by an independent panel of judges and the award was presented at the 20th Anniversary Gala event at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, California.

“Winning this award is acknowledgement of all the hard work and dedication our team has put into building Jadoo into the #1 supplier of fuel cell systems in the world,” said Larry Bawden, President and CEO. “To be recognized among all of the other outstanding entrepreneurs’ nominated for this award is truly an honor,” added Lee Arikara, VP Business Development.

“Ernst & Young is proud of its history in recognizing these outstanding leaders and their companies,” said Rick Fezell, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program director for Northern California. As a Northern California award winner, Mr. Bawden and Mr. Arikara are now eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2006 National Program. National award winners will be announced at the Annual Awards Gala in Palm Springs, California on November 18, 2006. The overall national “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” recipients are then considered for the world event held in Monte Carlo.

About Jadoo Power Systems
Jadoo Power Systems, Inc. is a market-focused company that develops and sells next-generation, portable energy storage and power generation products. Jadoo is financed by Mohr Davidow Ventures, Venrock Associates and Sinclair Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

For more information about Jadoo Power Systems, please contact:
Jadoo Power Systems, 181 Blue Ravine Road, Folsom, CA 956030
Phone: (916) 608-9044 Fax: (415) 532-1426 Email:

About the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
The “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” was created and produced by the professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. As the first award of its kind, the “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award” recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 100 cities and 35 countries.


Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Our Reviews


The Pro-Ject Phono Box RS2 delivers the presence and gestalt of vinyl in a manner that makes it a genuine threat to more expensive...

Integrated Amps & Stereo Receivers

The $4999 Rotel Michi X3 Integrated Amplifier delivers almost everything one could possibly need in a component. A classic in the making.


The Master & Dynamic MW08 Active Noise Cancelling True Wireless Earphones are a very interesting product in a very crowded segment with some highly...


Looking for a wireless loudspeaker system that delivers superb sound quality and design? Your search ends with the Naim Mu-so 2nd Generation Wood Edition.

Bookshelf Speakers

Looking for a pair of affordable high-performance bookshelf loudspeakers? Your journey might end with the Wharfedale Diamond 12.1 speakers.

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

The $95 1More ComfoBuds Pro are one of the best values in wireless earphones with excellent engineering and sound quality.

You May Also Like


ecoustics is the unbiased resource for the latest technology news, coolest gadgets, and best consumer electronics. Plus get product reviews, roundups and deals from all over the web on everything electronic. Read more

Copyright © 1999-2021 ecoustics | Disclaimer: ecoustics may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.