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2013 Nominee: Mie-Yun Lee, BuyerZone

Company: BuyerZone

Years in Business: 21

Nominee's Achievements:

Mie-Yun Lee founded BuyerZone in 1992 and has received numerous accolades recognizing her achievements as an Internet pioneer. She was named one of the Top 25 Women on the Web, as well as one of 11 "Women to Watch" in business-to-business media. She has also won an Asian Women in Business Entrepreneurial Achievement Award, and recognition as a regional winner of the Working Woman Entrepreneurial Excellence Award.

Last fall, she was also named one of the "50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management" by members of the SLMA.

Nominee’s Achievement in the Field of Sales Lead Management:

Mie-Yun Lee is the President and CEO of one of the largest lead generation resources on the web in BuyerZone, and also overseas all business activities for Emedia US, Emedia UK, and Approved Index in the UK.

She is truly a pioneer in generating millions of online sales leads for thousands of businesses and maintains a strong passion to progress the quality, quantity, and ROI of generating leads online.

Authorship (articles or books):

Mie-Yun Lee is widely recognized as an expert on purchasing. She authored the nationally syndicated "Savvy Business Shopper" column, and her articles have appeared in major publications such as BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur, and dozens of other business journals nationwide. She also co-authored the book The Essential Business Buyer's Guide, and sits on the US management board of Reed Business Information.