Appen won two high-profile awards in December 2017: the Deloitte Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 award and the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia award!“Deloitte is highly respected, and it’s an honor to receive this recognition.” said Mark Brayan, Appen CEO. “These awards highlight our role in the ever-growing artificial intelligence and machine learning markets. We’re excited to continue to be part of this growth and to once again be recognized by Deloitte.”Overall, companies that ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Asia Pacific program had an average growth rate of 600 percent—the highest average growth rate since 2008."Making the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ is commendable in today’s highly competitive, fast-changing technology industry," said Toshifumi Kusunoki, DTTL Leader, Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Asia Pacific program. "We congratulate Appen on being one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in the region."In addition to ranking on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, Appen ranked 45 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award ranks the 50 fastest growing public or private technology companies, based on percentage revenue growth over three years.“The Tech Fast 50 showcases forward-thinking businesses and we’re thrilled to see Appen featured this year,” said Deloitte Private Partner and Tech Fast 50 Leader, Josh Tanchel.For more information on the Deloitte Technology awards, visit http://www.deloitte.com/au/TechFast50.