Fieldglass Wins Lighthouse Award for Driving Technology Innovation

Fieldglass Honored for Innovation, Success and Industry Leadership


Fieldglass, Inc., the leading technology provider to procure and manage contingent labor and services, today announced it was awarded the 2013 Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS “Lighthouse” award, presented to a growth-stage company for demonstrated innovation. Fieldglass was honored with the award for elevating Chicago’s technology community through:

Product innovation. For more than a decade, Fieldglass has continued to invest in its SaaS platform and infrastructure to best support more than five million users who use its technology to procure and manage the non-employee workforce worldwide.

Company success. In 2012 Fieldglass added 41 new enterprise customers while increasing its revenues by more than 30 percent. The company is also helping to drive Chicago’s employment, hiring more than 100 employees last year with similar projections in 2013.

Sector leadership. Fieldglass has long led the Vendor Management System (VMS) industry in size, global footprint and user satisfaction. In 2012, the world’s leading organizations like HP chose Fieldglass for its ability to streamline global, sophisticated external workforce programs.

“We are thrilled to honor Fieldglass with this year’s Lighthouse award,” said Fred Hoch, President and CEO, ITA. “As a strong example of Chicago’s thriving technology community, Fieldglass’ consistent product excellence over the years had led to the company’s current success and dominance in the VMS market. We are proud Fieldglass calls Chicago home.”

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The Fieldglass Vendor Management System (VMS) allows organizations to better procure and manage their flexible workforces, including contingent labor and services managed through Statements of Work, such as project-based spend, offshore engagements and independent contractors.

Fieldglass is the current VMS market leader in global spend and has held the industry’s highest customer satisfaction rating for three consecutive years, according to Staffing Industry Analysts. The world’s leading companies, including GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Monsanto, Rio Tinto and Salesforce, rely on Fieldglass to gain visibility into complex services spend, improve worker quality, enforce corporate and external compliance and realize greater contingent workforce program efficiencies. For more information, visit