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Ed McQuiston, Hyland’s EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, Named a Best in Biz Awards Winner

McQuiston selected as a bronze winner in the Sales Executive of the Year category for 2017

Ed McQuiston, executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Hyland, was selected as a bronze winner in the Sales Executive of the Year category of the Best in Biz Awards. The only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America, McQuiston was recognized for his leadership in expanding Hyland’s global sales and marketing efforts.

With more than 20 years of experience in the information management and advanced capture industries, McQuiston focuses on aligning Hyland’s global sales and marketing programs and vertical-specific initiatives with worldwide trends. This forward-thinking approach to integrate the sales and marketing departments has yielded tremendous results for Hyland, which grew at an accelerated pace in the last year with a 17 percent total revenue increase in 2016. McQuiston led the company’s sales and marketing strategy to achieve double-digit growth in multiple areas including increasing software as a service (SaaS) revenue by 72 percent and professional services by 33 percent. Additionally, Hyland logged a 15 percent compound annual growth rate over the past five years under McQuiston’s leadership.

“I am honored to receive this recognition from the distinguished Best in Biz Awards judging panel,” said McQuiston. “It’s a pleasure to lead our talented sales and marketing teams as we continue to grow and position Hyland as the global go-to vendor for content services solutions in support of our customers’ digital transformation strategies.”

Since 2011, winners of Best in Biz Awards have been determined based on scoring from independent judging panels composed of prominent editors and reporters from some of the most respected newspapers, TV outlets, and business, consumer, technology and trade publications in North America. The 2017 judging panel included: Accounting Today, AdWeek, Associated Press, Atlanta Tribune, Business News Daily, Consumer Affairs, Entrepreneur, eWeek, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Healthcare Innovation News, Inc., Investment Advisor Magazine, Laptop, MediaPost, Pittsburgh Business Times, Security Products Magazine, Wired, WLRN and Yahoo Tech.

This year, the program received more than 650 entries from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes, and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada. For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2017, visit

About Hyland

Hyland is a leader in providing software solutions for managing content, processes and cases for organizations across the globe. For over 25 years, Hyland has enabled more than 19,000 organizations to digitalize their workplaces and fundamentally transform their operations. Named one of Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For® since 2014, Hyland is widely known as both a great company to work for and a great company to do business with. For more information, please visit