Rishi Khanna was recognized as the Winner of Fort Worth Magazine’s 2020 Entrepreneur of Excellence Award

September 15, 2020

Fort Worth, TX. September 15th, 2020 – FW Inc., Greater Fort Worth’s Premier Business Magazine, honored 33 finalists and awarded 10 outstanding Fort Worth entrepreneurs (one award winner in 10 different industry categories) at its inaugural Entrepreneur of Excellence (EOE) award ceremony, Thursday, Jan. 12 at the Fort Worth Club. The industry categories included: aviation, tech and e-commerce, energy and natural resources, professional services, commercial construction, health care and life sciences, consumable and durable goods, hospitality, media and communications, real estate, residential construction, and retail services.

Rishi Khanna, CEO of ISHIR, has been recognized as the winner of Fort Worth Magazine’s Entrepreneur of Excellence (EoE) Award in the tech and e-commerce category.


Eighteen Judges, not employed by FW Inc., evaluated nominees in financial performance, vision, best practices, relationship building, and community involvement, with equal weights. Finalists’ annual revenues ranged from $1 million, the minimum required for eligibility, up to $268 million. First Preston HT provided the software platform to ensure the application data was secure and to provide a user-friendly experience for the judges to evaluate the nominees.

The Entrepreneur of Excellence Award Program is the cover feature story in the January/February issue of FW Inc., which includes all finalist profiles. Subscriber copies were mailed on Jan. 12 and newsstand copies will be on sale in the fourth week of January.

“Recognition from Fort Worth’s leading publication for my entrepreneurial contributions in the technology sector reinforces our companies’ growing footprints locally,” said Rishi Khanna. “I’m proud to be named alongside exceptional leaders in the Fort Worth technology ecosystem.”

This recognition is given to those entrepreneurs whose vision, creativity, and integrity have made Fort Worth the premier place to do business. In its 34th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world. These business leaders were selected by a panel of independent judges.



ISHIR is a globally diversified leading offshore software development company. With strong expertise in custom software development, managed cloud services, software testing, application development services, and automation. ISHIR also offers next-gen Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and Big Data services. We are one of the preferred offshore software development companies with a unique combination of skilled people, world-class processes, and robust technology.


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