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RSM Receives Plug and Play's Cybersecurity Corporate Innovation Award

Oct 25, 2019

Kimberly Bartok, Enterprise Public Relations Leader,, 212.372.1239
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RSM Receives Plug and Play's Cybersecurity Corporate Innovation Award

CHICAGO – (October 25, 2019) – RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – is pleased to announce that it was recently recognized with Plug and Play’s Cybersecurity Corporate Innovation Award. RSM received the award based on its high level of engagement with Plug and Play to bring innovation to the middle market.

As a strategic founding anchor partner for Plug and Play’s vertical in cybersecurity and an anchor partner in FinTech, RSM connects with startups that are bringing innovation to the cybersecurity and financial technology spaces.

“Last year, we received this award for Fintech, so it’s exciting to see our efforts recognized across the firm,” said Brad DeVilbiss, senior director – strategy and innovation with RSM US LLP and RSM’s relationship leader with Plug and Play. “Plug and Play’s unwavering commitment to innovation is remarkable. Through our partnership with them, we’re able to accelerate the transformational solutions that we’re bringing to our middle market clients. We look forward to continuing to advance new ideas that will help our people and clients succeed in the future.”

Through RSM’s collaboration with leading industry organizations like Plug and Play, the firm accelerates opportunities for clients through new technologies, digital strategies, big data, artificial intelligence and other innovations in the cyber technology space and beyond.

About Plug and Play

Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Plug and Play has built accelerator programs, corporate innovation services, and an in-house VC to make technological advancement progress faster than ever before. Since inception in 2006, its programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in 26 locations globally, giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. With more than 10,000 startups and over 350 official corporate partners, Plug and Play has created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries, providing active investments with 200 leading Silicon Valley VCs, and hosting more than 700 networking events per year. Companies in the Plug and Play community have raised over $7 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits, including Danger, Dropbox, Lending Club, PayPal, SoundHound, and Zoosk. For more information, visit


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