2014-04-04 07:15:17 - The founder and creator of olloclip was recognized for his entrepreneurial spirit and success in the mobile phone accessory industry.
Huntington Beach, Calif. – olloclip®, the creator of easy-to-use mobile photography tools, today announced that Patrick O’Neill, founder, inventor and CEO, was a recipient of the Orange County Business Journal’s Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award. The awards were the 13th annual for Orange County’s leading business weekly, which honored O’Neill and four other business leaders for their entrepreneurial spirit and success.
O’Neill was recognized as a pioneer in innovative mobile photography tools that have helped transform even the occasional photographer into a creative artist. Weighing less than one ounce and half the size of an average car key, olloclip photo lenses help inspire photographers everywhere to share their images and showcase their creativity on social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter
“Patrick O’Neill’s entrepreneurial vision, passion and leadership have propelled olloclip to become one of the industry’s top selling mobile photo accessories," said Richard Reisman, publisher, OCBJ. “In less than three years, O’Neill took olloclip from a Kickstarter kitchen project to a company that employs 50 people locally with product distribution in more than 90 countries. It is accomplishments like these that certainly warrant O’Neill’s inclusion in our Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards.”
The Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program recognizes individuals who exemplify the American entrepreneurial spirit – who, by their creativity and determination, have established and nurtured successful business ventures.
The olloclip® brand is synonymous with creativity in your pocket — olloclip products give amateur and professional photographers alike the ability to use the iPhone to capture and share what was previously impossible — easily, spontaneously and artistically. With olloclip, one’s mobile phone becomes a window to the world, and mobile photography/videography enters a whole new realm of possibility. For more information about olloclip, visit olloclip.com.
olloclip® is a registered trademark. © 2013 olloclip. All rights reserved. Featured photography and the content within are the property of respective owners. olloclip Registered Community Design Numbers 001312359-0001, 001312359-0002, 001312359-0003, 001312359-0004, 002199992-0001, 002199992-0005. U.S. Patent No. 8,279,544 and D678379. U.S. and foreign patents pending. iPhone 5/4/4S and iPod are trademarks of Apple Inc.
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