Ideal Innovations, Inc. (I3) has experienced rapid growth since its founding and has been recognized by local and national companies and news publications for its accomplishments. The company has been honored for five consecutive years on the Inc. 500/5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America. In addition, last year the company was recognized with a GovStar award by SmartCEO magazine for outstanding support to the warfighter.
I3 is a certified company under the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) program. The V3 program is a commonwealth of Virginia initiative to train and certify employers to help them implement nationally recognized best practices in recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly-skilled and dependable Veterans.
In 2012, I3‘s President, Bob Kocher, was honored as a GovStar award winner in the category of Star Warfighter. The GovStar Awards recognize Greater Washington-area businesses and executives who exceed the highest expectations in the complex and competitive sector of government contracting. He was named a finalist in 2011.
Between 2007 and 2011, I3 was featured on the Inc. 500/5000 list as one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation. Ten years after it’s founding, the company’s revenue grew over 2,400% over three years and I3 was ranked number two in the U.S. in the government services industry.
Mr. Kocher was also a named a 2011 Greater Washington GovCon award finalist, recognizing him as a government contracting executive who has made outstanding contributions to the company, the community and the government contracting industry.
In 2010, 2011 and 2012, the Washington Business Journal ranked I3 on their list of the 100 largest private companies in the DC area.
In 2009 and 2010, Ideal Innovations was ranked by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in the state on the Fantastic 50 list. Virginia Chamber, along with accounting firm Goodman & Co. and Virginia Business magazine, also awarded I3 the Virginia Vanguard Award for technology, recognizing I3 as the technology company with the highest revenue growth rate over four years.
Ideal Innovations was honored by SmartCEO magazine for three consecutive years in 2008, 2009 and 2010 with the Future 50 Award, honoring the fifty fastest-growing companies in the DC metro region. In 2008 and 2009, the magazine also recognized Mr. Bob Kocher, I3’s president & CEO, in their Smart CEO program.
In 2008, Deloitte ranked Ideal Innovations as the 6th fastest-growing technology company in Virginia on the Technology Fast 50. In 2007, I3 was ranked third on the list. Both years, the company was recognized as one of the top companies in Virginia for business diversity.
The company was also ranked by Deloitte in 2007 and 2008 as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America on the Technology Fast 500.