Executive of the Year

Elizabeth Cholawsky 

Award Sponsor: Cox Business

Elizabeth Cholawsky joined HG Insights as CEO in 2018. A seasoned technology executive with a strong focus on growing successful software-as-a-service-based businesses, she has led companies to build market-leading offerings, harnessing in-house talent as well as partnerships and acquisitions. Prior to joining HG Insights, she served as CEO of Support.com, where she transformed the business from being solely reliant on outsourced services revenue to selling a SaaS product that intelligently ran large contact centers.

Before Support.com, Elizabeth worked at Citrix Systems, where she held executive positions in the Citrix SaaS division, with leadership roles spanning general management, product management, global client services, and the contact center. Elizabeth has also held executive leadership roles at market-leading companies such as Move.com and ValueClick, where she used her business acumen to capitalize on large growth markets and align product and messaging for maximum effectiveness.

Elizabeth holds a Ph.D. in political science with a concentration in econometrics from the University of Minnesota, and a bachelor’s degree (Phi Beta Kappa, cum laude) from Franklin & Marshall College.