Each year, the ASU Alumni Association selects leaders of organizations from around the world that demonstrate innovation, growth and entrepreneurial spirit. Chosen honorees are invited back to campus in the spring to be recognized. Honorees will have the opportunity to connect with each other, meet with ASU leaders and deans and interact with aspiring student entrepreneurs.

Selection criteria

To be considered, a business leader must follow these guidelines:

  • The company must be Sun Devil owned or led.

  • The company must have been in business for at least three years.

  • The company must have verifiable  revenues of $250,000 or more in at least one of the last three calendar years.

  • The company must operate in a manner consistent with the ASU Charter.

Companies will be ranked by the compound annual growth rate from revenues the past three years. After the calculations, the companies will be listed by growth rate from the highest to the lowest. The top 100 fastest growing companies inducted into the Sun Devil 100 Class of 2018. Rankings will be announced at the Sun Devil 100 reception on April 25, 2018.