Global 2024 Event

June 13, 2024 – 6pm BST / 7pm CEST / 10am PDT / 1pm EDT

The Digital Revolution Awards started life as an online event in 2020. While we began hosting in-person events as soon as possible, demand from cloud superstars around the world to continue watching and celebrating together online has remained, so our global event remains a key part of the Digital Revolution Awards.

Be the first to discover our 2024 winners!

Our Global show will be broadcast live online on 13th June, 2024. Celebrating the individuals, organizations and projects around the world that are helping lift up and inspire the cloud community, it’s a show that is not to be missed.

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Global 2024 Shortlist

An outstanding year for nominations in the Digital Revolution Awards has seen the following recognized by our judges for excellence in the cloud. Join us for our global celebration online, where our winners will be declared while also raising funds for our charity partner.

Mission Cloud

Jellyfish

Intact Technology

Luxoft

Version 1

Ebere Josephine Uba

Will Lamb

Shreekant Mandvikar

Anand Santhanam

Axel Bellermann

Joseph Paradi

Emma Wright

Infosys

KPMG

Merkle

OnePoint

Paylocity

ConvergeOne

The Travel Corporation

Boaz

TENK Tech Camp

Telstra Health

Eddie Sierra

Judith Mueller

Cognizant

Make-A-Wish

Sponsored by HSO

Motek

Infosys

Seqana

Blue Marine Foundation

Radix IoT

DOST Digital Innovations Center

Proactive Assignment by the State Social Protection Fund of Azerbaijan

Nanoprecise Sci Corp

NICE

Evermos

KPMG

Intact Technology

Conga and Offploy

PMsquare

OnePoint

DXC Technologies

Rajesh Azmeera

Liz Rice

Brittany Burke

CluedIn

Søren Friis Alexandersen

Roberto Corella

Prathy Kamasani and James Dales

Sponsored by Microsoft

Sara Hernández

Tracie Hart and Kristi Brown

Akshata Sawant

Amit Chaudhary

Keir Bowden

Mission Cloud

Centric Consulting

PMsquare

Rackspace Technology

Credera UK

OnePoint

Wipro

Datasparq

NetImpact Strategies

CGI

KPMG

glueckkanja

HSO

Atrium

Fluido

Centric Consulting

NFQ X

Infosys

EPSILON France

Hyphen8

Lewis Baybutt

Camilla Dybendal

Brittany Burke

Tess Buckley

Roman Mosko

Adama Lorna

Akshata Sawant

Rackspace Technology

IvedaCare

Calligo

7Learnings

VRP Consulting

Noise Solution Project

Tokeer Ahmed

Søren Friis Alexandersen

OnePoint

Wipro

Datasparq

NetImpact Strategies

CGI

KPMG

glueckkanja

HSO

Global 2024 Judges

The Digital Revolution Awards celebrate the cloud industry’s very best pioneers, innovators and glass ceiling breakers across categories that recognize sustainability, employer branding, ED&I, talent development, and L&D. We’ve put together an expert panel that represents some of tech’s leading figures, meaning they’re best placed to judge the individuals and organizations that have truly excelled in the last year.

Stuart Mills

VP of Trailhead & Ecosystems | Salesforce
Stuart is working to build a movement for workforce development that puts diversity and equity at its heart. He loves solving the most complex of problems and building the greatest of teams. Imagine… if we could activate the potential of everyone. Stuart holds an MA in Aeronautical Engineering from Cambridge University and an MBA from London Business School.

Matthew Lambert

Regional Sales Director, Alliances & Channels, Midldle East | Salesforce
In Matthew’s current role he is responsible for Salesforce’s strategic partners in the Middle East, driving executive alignment, raising awareness in country and delivering net new revenue streams through digital transformation. His day-to-day partner engagement involves deep research and strategic thinking to uncover insight into potential new routes to market taking a hands on approach to successfully nurture Salesforce’s Customer Success Platform. At the heart of his career is a passion for bringing out the best in people he works with, adding urgency and impetus to deliver growth to organizations. I have carved out a progressive 20+ year career across Telco, IT & Cloud, in which I have built strategic alliances & partnerships, resulting in profitable revenue streams.

Ailbhe Rees

EMEA Alliances Director | Salesforce

Ailbhe joined Salesforce in 2018 via the acquisition of MuleSoft. Since February 2023 she has been responsible for a team managing a portfolio of 20 high-potential, high-growth Salesforce partners in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This involves working with these partners to realise growth ambitions, ultimately driving customer success in the Salesforce partner ecosystem.

Wojciech Nogalski

Head of Value Stream BI & Corporate Functions | Alfa Laval
Wojciech is a global IT leader with over 20 years of experience in delivering business value through data and analytics, ERP, and commercial solutions. He is the Head of Value Stream BI & Corporate Functions at Alfa Laval, where he leads the data strategy, data governance, data platform, and data enablement teams. He is also responsible for the digital transformation and service excellence of the corporate functions domain. He is passionate about building great teams and applying agile and design thinking methods to deliver faster and better.

Amreth Chandrasehar

Director of ML Engineering, Observability and SRE | Informatica
Amreth is a Director at Informatica, responsible for observability, SRE and ML engineering teams. He is passionate about open source, large scale distributed systems and empowering teams using observability, data, Kubernetes, CNCF tools and AI/ML solutions. Amreth is instrumental in mentoring and managing high performance teams, driving strategic innovations, building large scale platforms, and solving complex technical challenges at multiple organizations.

Carme Cortada

CEO | Grup de Serveis Triangle

Carme is CEO of Grup de Serveis Triangle and also sits on the board of Women in Dynamics. With a background in engineering and entrepreneurship, she joined Triangle in 2017. The organization’s primary goal is to support the growth of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), leveraging Microsoft Business Central Cloud technology to streamline inventory, supply chain, and financial management. At Women in Dynamics, their vision is to make the Dynamics community the most diverse in the world.

Bernhard Olsen

CEO | Pearl Norway

Bernhard has 25 years’ experience within the ERP market and has been delivering services for the retail and pharmacy industry segment for most of his career. Since 2017 he has been CEO of Pearl Norway, a part of the leading consulting house in the Nordics, delivering composable platforms as a one-stop-shop with local experts. Bernhard is passionate about driving change and using technology as a tool to run business even better.

Christina Mackay

CSR Lead | Hitachi Solutions Europe Ltd
Christina leads Corporate Social Responsibility for Hitachi Solutions Europe Ltd. In her role she shapes the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Wellbeing, Sustainability and Social Value programs. Prior to joining Hitachi Solutions, Christina ran her own CSR consultancy specializing in charity alignment partnerships, following over a decade working for some of the largest non-profits across the UK. Christina thrives on anything purpose led, and is committed to influencing positive change in the world.

Michel Mayor

SVP – Global Salesforce Practice Leader | Merkle

In his role at Merkle, Michel leads one of the largest Salesforce practices, helping brands leverage the power of the Salesforce technology to realize greater business outcomes. Michel takes great pride engaging with Salesforce’s talents and celebrating Merkle’s Ohana of 2,300+ skilled professionals globally. He believes that the ecosystem’s future success is conditioned by the collective capacity to identify the next generation of talent. With 16 years’ Salesforce experience, spanning across all Salesforce Clouds, Michel previously led a Global CRM programme for a Fortune 50 business and advised some of the most inspiring global B2C brands.

Alan Coe

Sr. Director EMEA Alliances | Salesforce
Heading up EMEA Strategic Partners at Salesforce, Alan has over 25 years’ experience working in the technology sector, at Microsoft, Cisco and Salesforce, in a variety of sales and sales leadership and strategic alliances roles. He’s energized by ‘what can be’ building new go-to markets, partnerships and opportunities, and has a passion for technology and the impact innovation can have on all our lives.

Simon Macklin

Success Lead EMEA | Salesforce
Simon leads Salesforce’s EMEA Account Success team with accountability for the entire Salesforce book of business, the remit within his team is to drive customer business value realization in order to retain and grow the company’s footprint. He began his consulting career within call centres and workforce management software, helping to run and restructure large customer service and support teams at Mars and Wolseley UK. He joined Salesforce in 2010 and has held a number of roles in that time, during which he’s had a keen interest in coaching and mentoring to help develop further generations of talent.

Brian Crosby

Chief Growth Officer | Intact Technology
Brian leads Intact Technology’s go-to-market team, working to ensure seamless alignment between product and delivery teams, and overseeing the integration of customer and market insights into the development of cutting-edge solutions. He brings 15+ years of experience, with an extensive background in building teams and fostering strong customer relationships. Brian joined Intact from ServiceNow and prior to this, he held technical leadership positions at VMware, Hewlett Packard, and Lockheed Martin.

Kellen Wise

Managing Director – Business Technology Solutions | FORVIS
Kellen is a leader in FORVIS’ Business Technology Solutions division, specifically managing the Enterprise Solutions Group. He has more than 15 years of experience in the technology, operations, and process improvement areas of enterprises across multiple industries, including deep, international experience with private equity, wealth management, and retail businesses. Prior to moving into technologies, Kellen spent time as a Controller and CFO growing small start-ups into leading organizations. He helps clients achieve their goals by leveraging technology to improve processes and information visibility.

Yogi Dhanda

Managing Director, Global Head of IT | Morrow Sodali
Yogi leads technology for Morrow Sodali and is responsible for setting and executing the IT strategic roadmap for the organization. He has extensive experience in designing, delivering and managing strategic and transformational business and technology strategies that improve operational efficiencies, adhere to compliance and regulatory standards and create new revenue models. Having delivered a number of large strategic business and digital transformational programs within procurement, supply chain, environmental consulting and financial services, he is adept at understanding business complexities and leveraging IT, business management and program management expertise to move organizations forward.

Erin Hirtle

Talent Acquisition Lead | 3M

Erin has been in talent acquisition for over 17 years. She started her career recruiting medical professionals and expanded into technical recruitment in healthcare eleven years ago when she joined 3M. She has helped build technical teams throughout the USA, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland, focusing on but not limited to software engineers, cloud engineers, DevOps, machine learning, AI, and speech scientists. Erin enjoys partnering closely with candidates, managers and industry organizations to stay focused on bringing diverse candidates of all levels to support building exceptional teams.

Matthew Farrell 

Managing Director  | Accenture
Matt is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Salesforce Business Group and has been focused on Salesforce and the Salesforce ecosystem since 2008. During this time he has led multiple strategic initiatives and programs across functional capabilities, industries, and geographies. His current role sees him leading the Salesforce healthcare and public sector industry segments globally, which includes responsibility for originating and delivering the firm’s most strategic offerings, accounts and programs.

Stacey Whitaker

Director of Product Delivery | Innovate!
Stacey is an accomplished expert in leveraging Salesforce to drive business success. She has a wealth of experience building and consulting on the platform, helping companies of all sizes optimize the technology. Her leadership has been demonstrated as Trailblazer Community Group leader in Louisville, KY, and as the host of Campfire Stories, a podcast for Trailblazers. Stacey is a sought-after public speaker and has built a reputation for expertise. She has earned numerous Salesforce certifications and has even contributed to the creation of the credentialing exams. In recognition of her contributions to the Salesforce community of Leadership, Knowledge, and Generosity, she was inducted into the prestigious Salesforce MVP Hall of Fame.

Mary Myers

CEO | WorldMax

Mary Myers, owner of WorldMax, a Power Platform company and Microsoft MVP, has a rich background in technology and leading SMBs. She is a seasoned speaker and content creator known for being an SME in extending Dynamics with the Power Platform. Mary is also passionate about upskilling and empowering others to become successful in the Dynamics community—her efforts bridge her deep business acumen and tech skills, fostering inclusive growth and community development.

Beau Schwieso

Senior Engineering Manager | H-E-B
With 20 years of leadership experience in digital transformation across several manufacturing industries and 13 years of dedicated service as a seasoned software engineer and ERP implementer, Beau has consistently delivered strong results by removing barriers, setting clear goals, and holding himself and his team accountable for achieving them. His strengths in effective communication, strategic thinking, and execution have allowed Beau to build high-performing teams that are aligned around a common vision and focused on achieving exceptional results.

Tiffany Spencer

Founder and CEO | Tech Forward Solutions
Tiffany is a 7x certified Salesforce professional and Salesforce MVP with over 15 years of experience leading digital transformations for small to large corporations utilizing the Salesforce platform. She is the founder and CEO of Tech Forward Solutions, a Salesforce Consulting Partner that focuses on training, technology, and talent. She’s also the founder and CEO of Tech Forward, a nonprofit organization that exposes marginalized communities to cloud and SaaS-based technologies and career paths to help participants become more marketable, obtain higher-paying jobs and career opportunities. In 2022 Tiffany spearheaded a new community conference, Dreamin’ In Color, which hosted over 250 participants and sponsors seeking to increase opportunities for current and aspiring Black Salesforce professionals.

Tracy Bell

Senior Director, Services | SIS, LLC

Tracy has almost 20 years of construction industry expertise, with roles ranging from IT leadership of a top ENR construction company to executive leadership in professional services. Experienced in IT strategy, software selection, implementation, and data services, her passion for digital transformation through quality delivery brought her to SIS, where she guides service delivery to align with the business objectives of the firm’s enterprise construction clients. Tracy is a member of the IRONPROS for Construction Editorial Advisory Board, serves on the AGC of MO ConTech Conference Advisory Committee, and was listed as one of Constructech’s 2019 Women in Construction.

Viktor Lesiv

Vice President Professional Services | SIS, LLC

Viktor is a global services delivery expert with over 17 years of Microsoft Dynamics 365 (AX) experience. He is responsible for the overall operations leadership and Dynamics 365 solution delivery across the organization. Viktor’s deep expertise is in leading operations and services to deliver successful and referenceable ERP and CRM customer implementations. He is instrumental in substantially growing ERP practices, expanding their services capabilities and standardizing methodology and tools for Services Delivery. Viktor is a graduate of Kyiv National University, Cybernetics Faculty.

Gary Maio

COO and Managing Partner | Data Vision Group
As COO and Managing Partner at Data Vision Group, Gary manages daily operations and cultivates critical relationships in corporate and public safety sectors. With 23 years at the NYPD and a Medal for Valor recipient, he brings a unique blend of frontline experience and leadership. Gary is instrumental in developing intelligence centers and has authored a state fusion model and CONOPS. Committed to advancing public safety and welfare with innovative technology, he also focuses on strategic planning, staff development, financial management, and fostering a positive culture at DVG.

Sven Loberg

Managing Director, Field CTO | Accenture Google Business Group

Sven is Managing Director at Accenture, where he serves as Chief Technologist of the firm’s Accenture Google Business Group and North America Google capability lead. His current focus is partnering with clients to accelerate the incremental modernization of their existing portfolios while enabling new product innovation through the adoption of Google Cloud and open technologies. He also serves as global lead for Open Source technologies. Sven joined Accenture in 2001, focused on custom development and has been part of the evolving organization ever since. He has worked across all industries, with a primary focus in financial services, and specializes in enterprise architecture and large-scale transformational initiatives involving next-generation applications.

Kent Luton

General Manager, Salesforce Americas | Wipro
Kent serves as General Manager for Wipro Salesforce Services Practice and leads their go-to market and sales across Americas. He has over 20 years’ experience delivering transformational programs across industries, with a focus on strategic business and operational priorities in sales, service, experience and consumer engagement channels for many Global 500 companies.

Rick Ritzler

Chief Talent Officer | G2O
Rick is the Chief Talent Officer at G2O, the largest privately held digital experience and technology consulting firm in Ohio. Since joining the company in 1998, he is credited with building, training and managing a highly productive, well-respected team of talent acquisition and engagement professionals who support the company’s CX transformation and staff augmentation divisions. He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees at Columbus State Community College, helping shape workforce development programs that ensure a jobs-ready technology talent pipeline for Ohio.

Jim Brzusek

GenAI Partner Sales Manager | AWS
Jim is currently GenAI Partner Sales Manager, supporting the Eastern Region at AWS for commercial enterprise business, and focused on GenAI, Analytics, Database, Migrations to the AWS cloud, as well as business plans to help customer executives exceed their goals with AWS. He has worked at AWS for over five years and prior to that has been Direct Sales VP and Manager at Workday, Oracle, PeopleSoft and other large technology companies. Jim was selected as AWS Partner Salesperson of the Year in 2020 for the southern region by his peers, and direct sales team. Jim is passionate about creating customer success with the AWS Partner ecosystem.

Casey Dodd

Vice President of Information Technology | Royal Engineered Composites
Casey Dodd serves as the Vice President of Information Technology for Royal Engineered Composites and oversees all aspects of IT solution and service delivery. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business from Kansas State University and an MBA from the University of Kansas. Bringing 30 years of IT experience when joining the company a year ago, Casey has redesigned Royal’s IT organizational model to achieve its digital transformation goals and led the successful transition to a cloud-based ERP platform.

Robin Horstmann

Vice President, Enterprise Applications | Utz Quality Foods
A technology leader with deep experience in consumer goods, Robin serves as VP, Enterprise Applications for Utz Quality Foods. In her various IT leadership roles she has been responsible for roadmapping IT strategy, as well as leading strategic transformation projects. Specializing in manufacturing and distribution companies with complex sales channels, Robin has experience in scaling IT for high-growth, turnaround management, and mergers and acquisitions. She holds certifications in project management (PMP), security (CISM), risk (CRISC) and data privacy (CDPSE).

Beth Burrell

Global Black Belt Sr. Technical Specialist | Microsoft

An accomplished and results-oriented senior technology leader with progressive experience, Beth boasts expert proficiency in presales technology, project leadership, enterprise technology solutions and business process re-engineering. She is passionate about technology and people on every project she works on!

Bobby Small

Channel Development & Alliances Manager | Ellipse Solutions
Bobby is a seasoned and versatile professional who can deliver effective solutions for complex business challenges. In his current role, he leverages over 20 years of experience in IT, business analysis, and project management, to build ISV and Partner relationships, to help organizations improve their ERP/CRM environments with Microsoft D365, and to serve the Microsoft Dynamics user community. Bobby is passionate about building strong relationships, providing excellent customer service, and supporting the growth and success of Ellipse Solutions.

Laura Harrison

Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer | ImmunityBio

Laura has worked in IT and security for over 20 years across multiple fields, which has prepared her for her current dual role as Chief Information (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). She has an extensive background in information security, risk mitigation, policy, standards, and controls. She is active in the security, technology, and risk communities and currently serves in various organizations. Laura has worked in the technology field with government, healthcare, and financial services as the primary industries and has in-depth experience with regulatory requirements and compliance including SOX, HIPAA, PHI, and PCI.

Lee Cappiello

Director of Information Technology | Orva Shoes
Lee is the Director of IT at Orva Shoes and led their recent implementation of NetSuite. He is responsible for all IT functions at this top five Amazon seller and has 20+ years of experience working for national, multi-brand retailers. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP), having managed several large, complex ERP conversions and upgrades.

Crystal Ahrens

Director of Systems Architecture | The Heico Companies LLC

Crystal Ahrens is a seasoned force to be reckoned with in the realm of technology solutions. With a remarkable 18-year track record as a Solution Architect, Delivery Program Director, and Technical Project Manager, she consistently delivers exceptional results in every role she undertakes. Her accomplishments speak volumes, showcasing her expertise and unwavering commitment to excellence. With unrivaled expertise in ERP, CRM, AI, and business application solutions, Crystal has revolutionized industries including manufacturing, retail pharmacy, oil and gas, banking, and construction. She excels at building strong relationships with users and partners from diverse backgrounds, fostering trust and collaboration.

Nils Kreft

Associate Director, Head of Cloud Center of Excellence | BioNTech SE

Nils has over 15 years’ hands-on experience in orchestrating and leading teams to succeed within digital as well as cloud transformations. In his current role at BioNTech, he is responsible for setting up and establishing their cloud center of excellence along with cloud capabilities. These projects are supporting BioNTech’s vision to translate science into survival by developing new immunotherapies against cancer, infectious and other severe diseases.

Florian Michel

Senior Director EMEA Talent Ecosystem | Salesforce
Florian is an ex-professional hockey player who is passionate about closing the digital skills and talent gap in the tech environment. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Information Management, plus a double master’s degree in General Management. These were attained at the European Business School (EBS) in Germany and EADA Business School in Spain.

Doris Schlaffer

Change and Transformation Expert, Location Manager | Communardo Software GmbH 
As a business consultant and IT change expert, Doris Schlaffers’ activities focus on the human aspects of digital transformation, such as employee acceptance or the successful integration of new technologies into modern corporate cultures and processes. In recent years she has specialized in various Microsoft 365 services such as Microsoft Teams, Yammer, SharePoint Online and the employee experience platform Viva. Doris graduated from the College of Multimedia Design at the “Graphische” in Vienna and found her way into IT purely by chance. Since then, she has put her heart and soul into it and founded the IT women’s network #thenewITgirls. Since 2021 she has worked at Communardo Software Gmbh and is Location Manager in Vienna.

Nico Schilling

CTO Automotive | Rackspace Technology
Nico brings 15+ years of direct, hands-on experience with expertise in the strategy, planning, integration, implementation, and operations of large business cloud programs. In his role as a Client Technology Lead for Rackspace Technology he is responsible for one of the largest automotive manufacturers worldwide, working closely with the Rackspace professional service delivery team and with his customer, including technical guidance and staffing.

Markus Tremer

CEO & Founder | GTS CloudSolution GmbH
Markus is the CEO and founder of GTS CloudSolution GmbH, a company whose goal is to support companies throughout Germany in growing and leveraging their potential with an innovative cloud strategy. The focus of their services is on cloud transformation and the operation of multi-cloud platforms. Markus has knowledge in new business development, process improvement, Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), managed services, and Microsoft technologies. Before founding GTS CloudSolution GmbH, he worked at Cluster Reply as the Head of Azure Infrastructure Business Unit. Prior to this, he worked as an IT consultant across a number of different roles and has worked on over 300 projects from small customer to large enterprise customers and is focused on high customer satisfaction and leading projects to success.

Juergen Stauber

General Manager DACH & Senior Sales Director Public Cloud | Rackspace Germany GmbH
As the General Manager for the DACH region, Juergen focuses on accelerating digital transformation journeys and delivering a Fanatical Experience™ through early support and vertical end-to-end multi-cloud solutions. He has a keen interest in the successful interlock between customer /industry requirements and agile, vertical end-to-end services that ensure successful digital transformation. Juergen joined Rackspace Technology in 2020 and with a background as an electrical engineer, he has more than 35 years of professional experience and IT industry know-how. Before joining Rackspace Technology, Juergen was the Industry Director and member of the German Management Board at DXC Technology. Previously, he managed various teams at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and was also Managing Director Managed Services at Computacenter and Managing Director of GE CompuNet Region South.

Igor Guss

Senior Manager IaaS | Ingram Micro Distribution GmbH
Igor has headed the Infrastructure-as-a-Service business unit at Ingram Micro since 2020, and is responsible for cloud partner recruitment, enablement and scale for Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. He currently leads a team consisting of Sales, Pre-Sales and Business Development Managers. Having first joined the company in 2015, he was previously responsible for the portfolio of Ingram Micro’s Cloud Marketplace in Germany and also running Ingram Micro’s German start-up competition Come Challenge in 2019.

Tome Tomovski

Manager, CIO & Cloud Advisory | KPMG
Tome is a technology leader with 13+ years of industry experience covering Europe, Middle East, Asia, and North America regions. He has headed multiple programs and teams, producing direct value impacting technology investments and spend, generating indirect transparency of savings and cost optimization in the range of millions of dollars. He supervised over 100 employees as Technical/Business Manager in projects and directly led, collaborated, and reported to C-Level and executive management while driving value throughout KPMG’s global organization by leading strategic initiatives for digitalization, IT strategy, innovation, cloud cost optimization and technology business management.

Ragnar Heil

Global Director of Partner & Alliances | Rencore
Ragnar is Global Director of Partner and Alliances at Rencore, and his community activities have earned him his Microsoft MVP status six times. His contributions to the MVP community focuses on the M365 apps and services space. He is the Co-Host of the bi-weekly Microsoft 365 News Show Alex & Ragnar, and also curates content and blogs for IT news portal Tekki Gurus. He is the founding member of Working Out Loud Community and Responsive Organization Movement in Germany. He has published several books and articles about new work, social intranets, digital business and rand ambassadors.

Michael Breither

COO | glueckkanja AG

In his role as the COO of the glueckkanja AG, Michael is responsible for business development and worldwide growth of the leading German Microsoft Cloud Partner. Michael’s experience includes sales and marketing strategies, business partnering, HR and the development of organizations.

Michael Rothe

Head of Competence Center AWS & Digital Transformation | Bechtle IT System House Bonn
Michael has been on the road in the IT business for over 20 years, in a wide variety of roles from client and server management to project management and global transformation projects. Since 2019, he has been part of the Bechtle family in the Bonn system house and took over the management of the Competence Center AWS & Digital Transformation team in February 2022. This team migrates and implements modern and cost-optimized solutions focused within Amazon Web Services (AWS) and advises customers on hybrid and multi-cloud strategies.

Martin Völkle

Head of Product Engineering | MHP – Industrial Cloud Solutions

Martin studied mathematics at the University of Applied Sciences in Stuttgart, specializing in Industrial Mathematics. He successfully completed his studies with a “Bachelor of Science” degree in in 2012. After a decade spent in consultancy roles, Martin became Head of Product Engineering in January 2022. In this role he is significantly shaping the development of a new business model and a product organization that aims to develop, monetize and scale software solutions in the manufacturing industry. He is responsible for the technology area, strategy, and its operationalization as well as the product development, leadings more than 50 employees. Combining his understanding of digital business models and technology know-how allows Martin to solve sophisticated challenges with innovative architectures and solutions, integrating them in complex corporate structures and processes.

Thomas Lorenz

Director Microsoft Platform | IU Group
As Director Microsoft Platform, Thomas is responsible for all Microsoft 365 and Azure Services at IU Group. He has supported companies in the introduction, customization and adoption of SharePoint and Office 365 since 2010. Through numerous successful projects, Thomas has proven himself as a Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator Expert, as well as MCSE, MCSA and MCITP for SharePoint and Microsoft 365. Combined with his experiences in technical pre-sales, account management and as application owner, he can motivate and enable his team as well as being a trusted advisor for Microsoft 365. His personal interest is working out loud, social networks and collaborating efficiently in any communication loop.

Marc Schröter

CEO & Founder | globaldatanet
Marc is founder and CEO of globaldatanet—an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner focused on cloud-native development. He has 27 years of experience in the cloud industry and before shifting his focus to the public cloud seven years ago, implemented infrastructure services in the private cloud for managed service providers and large companies. Among other things, he was shaped by his work in a web agency during the new economy boom and dotcom bubble, including its total crash. With the rise of the public cloud economy, he built a global network of cloud specialists and founded the world’s largest conference for modern applications development using serverless technologies.

Cosima von Kries

Director, Pre-Sales Solution Engineering EMEA | Nintex

Cosima is the Director of a pre-sales solution engineering team in EMEA and has worked as a woman in tech for almost seven years. She acquired substantial knowledge about different process intelligence and automation solutions by actively developing strategic digitalization and workplace collaboration projects. Driven by these technologies, she supports businesses to improve their processes through automation and find the best way to operate more efficiently to benefit from their digital transformation journey. Her job allows her to merge her passion for tech, process automation and networking with the IT community on a global scale. She is an active mentor for the next generation of women in tech/women in tech leadership, a lecturer at the Information Management faculty and speaks regularly at different conferences.

Thomas Maurer

Senior Program Manager & Chief Evangelist Azure Hybrid | Microsoft
Thomas works as a Senior Program Manager and Chief Evangelist Azure Hybrid at Microsoft (Cloud and AI). He engages with the community and customers around the world to share his knowledge and collect feedback to improve the Azure hybrid cloud and edge platform. Prior to joining the Azure engineering team, he was a Lead Architect and Microsoft MVP, where he helped to architect, implement and promote Microsoft cloud technology.

Astrid Wieland

Sales Lead, Business Applications, SMB, Western Europe, Switzerland, Netherlands | Microsoft
Astrid is an experienced sales and marketing leader with a track record of excellence in business strategy, sales leadership and hands-on execution. With more than nine years of expertise in the IT industry, she has established herself as a successful woman in tech in an international organization. Currently leading the small and medium business sales for Business Applications across 12 countries at Microsoft, Astrid is also co-founder of #thenewITgirls – a community for women in IT that aims to empower and support them in the tech industry.

Michael Greth

Freelance Consultant and Trainer, Microsoft MVP
Michael Greth is a technology enthusiast who has been involved in the community for many years. He currently works as a freelance consultant and trainer, specializing in artificial intelligence, Microsoft 365, the future of work, and video for enterprise. For 25 years he has been recognized by Microsoft as an MVP for Office Apps & Services for his ongoing commitment to the community. As a podcast pioneer, he has been online for 18 years with SharePoint Podcast, one of the oldest German language podcasts.

Femi Adedimeji

Innovation Project Manager | AVEVA
Femi graduated from the University of Manchester with a master’s in engineering in Biomedical Materials Science and has over 10 years’ experience in engineering, technical training and project management within the industrial software technology sector. She is currently Innovation Project Manager at AVEVA, Frankfurt, where she nurtures and drives a culture of innovation across multidisciplinary groups—empowering and equipping teams to apply their creativity and knowledge to solve the problems of now and the future! Her goal is to help organizations, teams and individuals reassess their relationship with innovation to help them produce valuable outcomes.

Tobias Öllinger

Vice President Group IT Europe | Infinigate Holding GmbH
After 10 years in consulting and implementation for software in the aviation and mobile industries, Tobias joined a leading company in the security industry where he played a leading role in developing the integration layer of a production software. Since 2018, he has tripled the size of the IT team at Infinigate and implemented a centralized API platform for their customers. He was also instrumental in transforming a traditional OnPrem environment to a cloud environment. As Vice President Group IT Europe he is responsible for central IT, which includes core infrastructure, business application and web, as well as software development.

Felix Spitznagel

Managing Director | XL2 GmbH
Felix is co-Managing Director at XL2, a unique joint venture between Audi and Capgemini that is located in the German cities of Heilbronn and Inglostadt. He has more than 20 years’ experience on the tech side of the automotive industry and previously held leadership roles with BMW, then Audi. Today at XL2, Felix focuses on building the technology and consulting capabilities that enable Audi and other Volkswagen Group brands to accelerate their digital transformation journeys. He is also an active member of the Heilbronn startup scene and 42 Heilbronn community.

Prateek Singh Mitter

Practice Manager, Enterprise Packaged Apps, EMEA | Infosys
Prateek spearheads the Enterprise Package service line for Infosys in Europe, which has a significant footprint across the central and eastern regions on the continent. His team pioneers large scale digital transformation programs in Europe by building futuristic business models, best in class business processes and harnessing the power of cloud, analytics and intelligence. Prateek is passionate about nurturing a world-class consulting practice which leaves a lasting impact for his customers.

Andrea Hendrickx

Country Head Germany | Infosys
Andrea is Country Head Germany at Infosys. In her role, she is responsible for delivery and operations as well as driving branding and talent strategy for Germany. Prior to joining Infosys she worked in the insurance sector and in IT consulting, as well as for Capgemini where she held various roles. Andrea has extensive expertise in profit driving growth, margin improvement, strategy, project and people management, global delivery and IT service management.

Leen Everaerts

Co-founder | Women in Dynamics
Leen Everaerts has been a part of the Microsoft Dynamics community for two decades. She’s been the driving force behind both strategic and operational marketing for various Dynamics partners in Belgium and since 2019, has embraced a more international role as Marketing Manager at Directions for Partners. Known for her hands-on approach and no-nonsense mindset, she has cultivated a distinct personal brand. As one of the co-founders and board members of Women in Dynamics, Leen has made it a priority to promote diversity and inclusivity in a traditionally male-dominated IT industry.

Tobias Kederer

EMEA Practice Leader – Sustainability & Migrations, AWS Professional Services | AWS
Tobias is a purpose-driven, international climate tech cloud professional services executive who drives profitable decarbonization, business value and customer satisfaction by scaling and optimizing delivery for enterprise-scale customers across multiple industries. A Senior Practice leader with 25+ years of global experience including building a sustainability practice for AWS EMEA Professional Services, Tobias also has 17+ years’ leadership with SaaS/Tech firms.

Mariam Kaynia

Director of Massmarket | Telefonica Germany
Mariam Kaynia is Director of Massmarket at Telefonica Germany, where she leads the B2C and B2P portfolio and delivery of new product and service launches for customers, as well as execution of a company wide digital transformation. Previously, she was Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where she worked with telecom and high-tech companies on an international basis. Additionally, she worked as professor, been expert reviewer for the European Commission and held various Board positions. Mariam has a PhD in in Electrical Engineering, 2 MSc degrees and an MBA from the Alpine University of McKinsey.

Jon Bennett

VP EMEA, Alliance Sales | Salesforce
Jon Bennett, more fondly known as JB, is a respected IT professional with over 25 years of experience. His role at Merkle sees him leading their Salesforce Sales and Alliance business across EMEA, while successfully leveraging his strong background working with renowned software companies, brands and top executives. He develops the firm’s EMEA growth strategies covering sales, partnerships, talent retention and development, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Merkle, JB led teams and formulated go-to-market strategies for successful SaaS companies including Salesforce, New Relic, Certinia (formerly known as FinancialForce) and Oracle. He is a passionate ally and champion of talent development, and works closely with Merkle’s internal talent development team to identify, develop and shape the next generation of leaders.

Wendy Frazier

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer | The Weather Company, an IBM Business
Wendy has more than 24 years’ experience in the digital space, and oversees engineering teams across mobile apps, web, enterprise, content management systems, API, video delivery, advertising operations and global expansion across the organization across all properties. An amazing leader, she establishes clear priorities from a multi-dimensional perspective, listens well to all stakeholders and can communicate understandable, team-oriented goals. Wendy is a board member of Women in Technology (WIT), IBM’s Black Executive Council and she is also involved with several non-profits, focusing mainly on encouraging women and advancing children’s education, exposure, and experience in STEM fields.

Vinoth Balasubramanian

Director, Customer Experience – Business Applications | Microsoft
As the Product Lead for Customer Service applications, Vinoth empowers customers through intelligent business applications, spearheading their swift digital transformation. Engaging with customers and partners daily, he conducts in-depth research and strategic analysis to unearth insights that drive product adoption. Taking a hands-on approach, he actively nurtures the success journey with a focus on ensuring sustained results. Acknowledged with the esteemed Dynamics 365 MVP and KingswaySoft MVP awards, Vinoth actively engages in diverse communities, playing a pivotal role in empowering organizations and individuals on their transformative journeys.

Roopesh Panchasra

Vice President, Executive Recruiting and TA Intelligence | ServiceNow
Roopesh leads the Global Team responsible for Executive level hiring and Skills Intelligence at ServiceNow, where he has been since the start of the year. He re-joined his former CEO from SAP, Bill McDermott, as he builds the most defining enterprise software company of the 21st century. Roopesh has been fortunate to have worked with some incredible teams over many decades at market leading companies like VMware, Workday, SAP and Uber. Prior to moving in-house, Roopesh spent 10 years in executive search. People truly are his passion, and he feels fortunate to work in a profession every day that genuinely shapes and changes peoples’ lives.

Wendy Frazier

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer | The Weather Company, an IBM Business
Wendy has more than 24 years’ experience in the digital space, and oversees engineering teams across mobile apps, web, enterprise, content management systems, API, video delivery, advertising operations and global expansion across the organization across all properties. An amazing leader, she establishes clear priorities from a multi-dimensional perspective, listens well to all stakeholders and can communicate understandable, team-oriented goals. Wendy is a board member of Women in Technology (WIT), IBM’s Black Executive Council and she is also involved with several non-profits, focusing mainly on encouraging women and advancing children’s education, exposure, and experience in STEM fields.

Vinoth Balasubramanian

Director, Customer Experience – Business Applications | Microsoft
As the Product Lead for Customer Service applications, Vinoth empowers customers through intelligent business applications, spearheading their swift digital transformation. Engaging with customers and partners daily, he conducts in-depth research and strategic analysis to unearth insights that drive product adoption. Taking a hands-on approach, he actively nurtures the success journey with a focus on ensuring sustained results. Acknowledged with the esteemed Dynamics 365 MVP and KingswaySoft MVP awards, Vinoth actively engages in diverse communities, playing a pivotal role in empowering organizations and individuals on their transformative journeys.

Nominations

Great news, we’ve extended the deadline for global nominations! You can now submit nominations until February 22, 2024.

With categories that celebrate those giving back to their communities, achieving excellence within their own ecosystems, and giving back to the world they live in through technology, the awards will showcase the very best in the cloud industry.

Find out more about what you need to submit a nomination in our FAQs.

Supporting the next generation
Profits from the 2024 Digital Revolution Awards will go towards our charitable causes, St. Martin’s School and Teenage Cancer Trust. We also commit to planting a tree for every single nomination we receive through Tree-Nation.

Global Winners

Our global winners were crowned during our online show, celebrating the incredible work that individuals and organizations are doing to make a difference.
Excellence in Learning and Development
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Outstanding Leader of the Year

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Diversity and Inclusion Employer of the Year

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Diversity Ally of the Year
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Tech for Good
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Outstanding Contribution to the Earth

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Tech Star of the Year
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Digital Transformation Project of the Year

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Exceptional Cloud Employer of the Year

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Outstanding Contribution to the AWS Community
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Outstanding Contribution to the Microsoft Community
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Outstanding Contribution to the Google Cloud Community
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Outstanding Contribution to the Salesforce Community
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Best AWS Partner to Work For
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Best Microsoft Partner to Work For
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Best Google Cloud Partner to Work For
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Best Salesforce Partner to Work For
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Returning once more as host for our 2023 UK and Global awards is Maxine Nwaneri.

Maxine is the Founder and CEO of The Future is Greater, a professional services firm that helps companies retain, develop, and advance top diverse talent to drive business results.

Her company has helped clients on five continents achieve extraordinary results through executive coaching, consulting, workshops and other solutions based on proprietary processes developed from over two decades of dedication to radical development and transformation.

Prior to setting up her practice, Maxine obtained her MBA from Cambridge University, and acquired over 15 years’ experience in the technology and financial services industries. Her work has been featured on TV and several stages and publications internationally including HuffPost, Success Magazine, and Thrive Global.

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