The Digital Cowboy
Sony Corporation of America supports a special recognition program for the top performing salesman of the fiscal year. The "Samurai Award" includes a special ring, a plaque, a unique lapel pin and the privilege of displaying the "Samurai Award" emblem on their business cards. Schiffman received the "Samurai Award" in 1986.
In 1985, Schiffman received recognition from Sony for Regional Sales Achievement.
In 1998, Schiffman received recognition from Norstan Communications for exceptional Regional Performance.
While with Norstan, Schiffman was voted "Regional Employee of the Month" more than once, achieved "President's Club" 3 times, and in 2000, was awarded "Performance Leader of the Year". This award was presented to the one employee who personifies the Board of Director’s vision of a company role model. In the same year, he was also part of the business team awarded "Performance Team of the Year".