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Paññã wins People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Product

New York- Paññã - world's first A.I. hiring platform powered by mroads - was named the winner of People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products in The 14th Annual American Business Awards today.

The winner of People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products in the category of "Software - Human Capital Management" this year is Paññã (Panya), the World’s first online video interview platform built with artificial intelligence (A.I.) to enable HR professionals to make data driven decisions and mitigate market pain points such as proxy interviews & skill set mismatch on resumes. Using Paññã, companies can create custom interviews or use pre-populated interview questions that measure applicants’ abilities in a range of subjects, from coding to interpersonal skills and more.


          Rahul Kukreti, CMO and Raj Parikh, Creative Head at the Stevie Awards 2016, NY.


More than 3,400 nominations were submitted to this year’s American Business Awards for consideration in a wide range of categories, including New Product or Service of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Startup of the Year, among others.

"I am very excited on learning that mroads' platform, Paññã, is voted the best People’s Choice Stevie Award for Favorite New Products category and would like to express my heartfelt thanks to Clients, Customers and Friends, whose support made it all happen. It is an honor to be named a winner for this recognition, which validates our efforts as a company to overcome the issues faced by HR organizations today, mostly regarding market pain points like shortlisting, proxy interviews and skill-set mismatch. Paññã is a groundbreaking product and I am very excited for the future ahead of mroads. Last but not least a big thank you to the entire mroads team for their hard work and unconditional support." Prakash Nallagatla - Vice President at mroads

Earlier this year, Paññã won an award for the Best use of Technology in an HR product at the World HRD Congress event held in Mumbai, India. The Best Use of Technology Award recognizes companies that innovate and use technology to bring next generation products and solutions to the HR space. Also this year, on May 13, Network Products Guide - NPG announced their finalists for the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards and mroads' intuitive A.I. online video interview platform, Paññã, was nominated for the New Products and Services category. Winners will be announced on June 27, 2016, in San Francisco, CA.



About mroads
Founded in 2011, mroads is a niche technology company based in Plano, Texas, that enables HR professionals to solve their toughest problems by empowering them to make data driven hiring decisions. mroads delivers a globally consistent set of multidisciplinary hiring solutions: Paññã - the world's first A.I. interview platform and Paññã  Live - a bi-directional platform for live interviews integrated with an easy to navigate question bank.

About Stevie Awards
The People’s Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite New Products are a feature of The American Business Awards in which the general public can vote for their favorite new products and services of the year. More than 26,000 votes were cast in 38 people's choice categories this year. All new products and services to be honored in the ABA's new product categories were included in people's choice voting.

The awards presentations of The 2016 American Business Awards will be broadcast from New York on Monday, June 20 on Live-stream via the Stevie Awards’ Facebook page at 7:00 pm ET. You'll be able to watch the presentations on Facebook only if you're on a desktop device. To watch the event on your mobile device, click here.