Criterion Systems Recognized on Fantastic 50 List of Virginia’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the Third Year

Criterion Systems Recognized on Fantastic 50 List of Virginia’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the Third Year


VIENNA, Va., May 4, 2020 – Criterion Systems, Inc. announced today that it has been named to the annual Fantastic 50 list of Virginia’s fastest-growing companies sponsored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. This is the third year in a row Criterion has been named to this list. Criterion showed a growth rate of 386.69% from 2015-2018, enabling it to claim the 18th position on the list. The median growth rate of all 50 companies on the 2020 list was 311.67%.

“It is an honor to once again be recognized as a member of this fast growing, innovative group of companies in Virginia,” said Promod Sharma, CEO and Co-Founder, Criterion. “I would like to thank our employees for their dedication to ensuring our customers are able to execute their missions year after year. After all, excellent customer satisfaction is the key to our impressive growth rate.”

“Small business is the heart of our economy and we are pleased to honor the entrepreneurial spirit and hard work of Virginia’s fifty fastest growing businesses,” said Barry DuVal, President and CEO of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. “Although we are unable to honor these business leaders and their dedicated teams in-person, due to COVID-19, we applaud each of these companies who continue to set the bar higher every year and want to ensure they receive the recognition they deserve for their contributions to the Commonwealth.”

About the Awards

Virginia’s FANTASTIC 50 award program is a signature event of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Now in its 25th year, the FANTASTIC 50 program is the only annual statewide award recognizing Virginia’s fastest growing business. A full list of winners can be found here:

About Criterion Systems

Criterion Systems, Inc. (Criterion) is one of the fastest-growing large business systems integrator and cyber operations-focused companies in the metro DC region. Since 2005, Criterion has provided cybersecurity, cloud/data center management, IT infrastructure operations, and systems engineering across our nation’s mission-critical environments. Criterion is Capability Maturity Model Integration CMMI-DEV and CMMI-SVC Level 3 certified and an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001-2015, ISO 20000-1:2011, and ISO 27001:2013 company. Criterion is headquartered in Vienna, Va., with sites across the United States. For more information, please visit the website:

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