Troy, MI, November 16, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Crain’s Detroit Business has picked their “40 Under 40” best and brightest leaders in Southeastern Michigan and Media Genesis’ President Antoine Dubeauclard has been chosen as one those leaders making an impact in the business community.
Crain’s evaluated this year’s 400 nominees based on the candidate’s personal and professional achievements.
“I have never seen anyone with as much drive and dedication to our clients, staff, and partners,” said Media Genesis Founder and CEO, Brad Frederick. “Antoine has endless energy and has a well-balanced focus on all aspects of the business making Media Genesis a truly great company.”
Dubeauclard, 35, began as a salesman at Media Genesis, a Troy-based Web development company, in 1997 – a year after the company was founded.
Now, 11 years later, he owns half the company and is an expert on Internet and application development strategy. Under his leadership, the company has averaged 50 percent growth over the past few years.
“We have a wide-range of clients from automotive manufactures, retail, nonprofits and law firms, but most are Michigan-based,” Dubeauclard said. “My goal is to step-up the company’s growth nationally.”
His role includes oversight of Media Genesis’ sales and creative departments, and strategic partnerships. He often writes and speaks on Internet related subjects and sits on many boards including an advisory committee for the Residential College at the University of Michigan.
“Not only is Antoine instrumental in coming up with extremely unique business and marketing ideas, but he also realizes that having a solid and creative team of people is why clients choose to work with us,” Frederick said.
Dubeauclard first began programming at age 7 when Internet programming was at its infant stage. By the late 1980s, Mr. Dubeauclard developed some of the earliest Internet games after assembling and leading a group of international game developers. Before coming to Media Genesis he worked for Knight Ridder Information System and University Microfilm Inc.
Past winners have included Danialle Karmanos, chairman of the Board of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit; Marshall Mathers, also known as Eminem, an American rapper, record producer and actor; and Brad Frederick, founder and CEO of Media Genesis.
Media Genesis is one of the largest and oldest independent Web development companies in Michigan, specializing in services ranging from consulting, interactive multimedia and e-learning courses. For more information visit www.mediaG.com.