M-Files and Antti Nivala Named Winners in the 2023 BIG Awards for Business

Knowledge Work Automation Leader Recognized as Company of the Year; M-Files Founder & CEO Recognized as Executive of the Year


AUSTIN, Texas—November 28, 2023—M-Files, the leader in knowledge work automation, today announced that the company has been named a winner in the Company of the Year category of Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Awards for Business, with M-Files founder and CEO, Antti Nivala, also being named a winner in the Executive of the Year category.


Now in its 11th year, the BIG Awards for Business is a diverse industry awards program that provides organizations, their products, their people, and their tactics with the opportunity to be globally acknowledged by a panel of notable business experts and leaders. The Company of the Year accolade recognizes the M-Files knowledge work automation platform for its ability to revolutionize how knowledge workers operate, empowering them to eliminate information chaos, improve process efficiency and accuracy, and reduce business risk.


In addition, Antti Nivala's distinction as Executive of the Year is a testament to his steadfast leadership and pragmatic growth strategy, which enabled M-Files to join an elite group of privately held SaaS companies that have reached "Centaur" status by exceeding $100M in annual recurring revenue (ARR) in 2023. Under Antti’s guidance, M-Files is creating a new work paradigm by providing an end-to-end solution that delivers a 294% ROI over three years, according to a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of M-Files in August 2023.


"M-Files is truly honored to be acknowledged as a trailblazer in knowledge work automation, empowering knowledge workers across the globe to work smarter," said Justin Kim, chief financial officer and chief operating officer, M-Files. "Our success is a testament not just to the impact of our knowledge work automation platform, but the visionary leadership of Antti Nivala that has propelled M-Files to new heights within the competitive SaaS landscape."


"In the spirit of achievement and excellence, we congratulate M-Files and Antti on their outstanding success in 2023. Their victory exemplifies the highest standards of innovation and business acumen,” said Maria Jimenez, chief nominations officer, Business Intelligence Group. “Kudos to all the winners who have demonstrated unparalleled excellence, collectively shaping the future of business. May this recognition inspire continued greatness in the years to come."


To learn how M-Files can help automate the entire knowledge work process from document creation and management to workflow automation, external collaboration, enterprise search, security, compliance, and audit trail, visit: M-Files Platform - M-Files.


About M-Files:

M-Files is the leading platform for knowledge work automation. With the M-Files platform, knowledge workers can find information faster, work smarter, and achieve more. M-Files features an innovative metadata-driven architecture, embedded workflow engine, and advanced artificial intelligence. This enables customers to eliminate information chaos, improve process efficiency, and automate security and compliance. For more information, visit www.m-files.com.


About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.



Debra Dekelbaum, M-Files
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