CHARLOTTE, NC – C5 Insight is pleased to announce that Curtis Hughes, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of C5 Insight, has been named as one of the Charlotte Business Journal’s “2012 40 under 40 honorees. Established 19 years ago, the 40 under 40 Awards are presented by the Charlotte Business Journal to individuals who are recognized for their professional achievements as well as the positive impact they are making on their communities. According to the Charlotte Business Journal, this honor places Hughes among Charlotte’s best and brightest young business leaders.

Hughes will be honored along with 39 other young leaders at the 19th Annual 40 under 40 Awards event on Wednesday, March 7 from 4:30-6:30 PM at the McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square.

When asked about the award, Hughes said, “Honestly, this honor would not have been possible without the unconditional support and patience of my wife Holli. Likewise, I feel extremely blessed to have such a great business partner in Geoff [Ables] as well as the most amazing employees, clients, partners and friends that have provided me with the opportunities to get up every morning and do what I love. I look forward to the continued growth of C5 Insight and the all that the future holds for us.

About Curtis Hughes:

Curtis is a speaker, author, and Managing Partner of C5 Insight, a Microsoft Gold Certified consultancy specializing in CRM, SharePoint, Business Intelligence and platform development. He has over 14 years of experience consulting with businesses across North America, Europe and Asia in the areas of software architecture, cloud and platform development, business process automation, business intelligence, and collaboration. In addition to C5 Insight, Curtis has also founded or co-founded two additional startups focused on software development, process automation and cloud technologies.

About C5 Insight:

Founded in 2000, C5 Insight accelerates business success with their unique LUCK Methodology™ for improving collaboration with customers, employees and partners. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, C5 Insight delivers cloud-based solutions built on the Microsoft SharePoint, Dynamics CRM,, Scribe and .NET platforms. For more information, visit