Tech Star of the Year

The Tech Star of the Year award recognizes outstanding contributions to the cloud industry by individuals working at any level within an organization. Our Tech Star will be an unsung hero whose creativity, passion, and innovation are driving the space forward—someone who embodies cloud excellence in everything they do.

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2023 Shortlists

Akshata Sawant
Developer Advocate at Salesforce

Amanda Beard-Neilson
Salesforce MVP, London Admins Trailblazer Community Group Leader and London’s Calling co-organiser

Cédric Assaouloff
Lead Digital and Innovation at Roche

Charlie Phipps
Power Platform Architect and Developer at Akari Solutions Limited

Chris Huntingford
Low Code Lead & Platform Evangelist at ANS Group

Christine Marshall
Courses and Community Director at Salesforce Ben

Hugo Barona
Cloud Solutions Architect at Ergo

Simon Whiteley
Director of Engineering at Advancing Analytics

Lani Yune
Salesforce Consultant Associate at IBM

JN Hernández
DevOps Engineer at Azavea

Sharda Kumari
Salesforce Architect at Airbnb

Aly Murray
Founder and Executive Director at UPchieve 

Jessica Singh
Associate Engineer at Cloudforia 

Stanley See
Salesforce Developer at Gerent

Ivana Tilca
Microsoft Azure and AI MVP, Innovation Evangelist at 3XM Group 

Jake Batchelor
Principal Software Engineer at Itron

Azure McFarlane
Microsoft Business Applications MVP and Senior Consultant at Hitachi Solutions America

Zohar Zimmerman
Salesforce Administrator at Autodesk Construction Solutions

Nana Janashia
Content Creator and DevOps Trainer at TechWorld with Nana

Alexey Grigorev
Principal Data Scientist at OLX Group and Founder of DataTalks.Club

Tobias Fenster
Microsoft MVP and Managing Partner at 4PS Germany

Martina Grom
IT-Consultant, Co-founder and CEO of atwor

Ragnar Heil
Microsoft MVP, Podcaster at Alex and Ragnar Show and Channel Account Manager EMEA Central at Quest Software

Adam Bien
AWS Community Hero, Author of JavaONE Rockstar, and Freelance Consultant

Christian Szandor Knapp
Salesforce MVP and Principal Technology Evangelist Salesforce at DIA

Gregor Reimling
Microsoft Azure MVP and Microsoft MCT, Managing Consultant at adesso SE

Shortlist for our Global event will be released on Monday 22nd May, 2023.


Judges will be looking for nominees who demonstrate a passion for cloud technology and have made substantial contributions to the industry within their niche.

Successful nominations should:

Nominations can be submitted as a 100+ word statement (400 words max) OR a three minute (maximum) video highlighting how the nominee has hit all or some of the elements outlined in the category criteria. Try and include as much tangible evidence as possible—please note that the video should explain why the nominee should win the award, and not exceed the length mentioned above. The video can be shot on a phone, laptop or PC camera, corporate adverts that do not address the category criteria will not be accepted.

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Previous Winner

Anurag Kale

Cloud Software Architect at Polestar | AWS Data Hero

Anurag has been a passionate advocate for cloud technology from the moment his career brought him into the AWS ecosystem. A regular speaker at community events and meetups across the globe, his cloud evangelism has seen him involved with initiatives such as The Apprentice Project, helping students from low-income backgrounds improve their tech knowledge. 

Nominations are now closed

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