2017 FINALISTS

ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by EOL IT Services

Bernadette Andrietti, Intel
Ciena
Elizabeth Eastaugh, Expedia
Kayleigh Bateman, WeAreTheCity
Karolina Oseckyte, KPMG
Lisa Neale, Openreach
Rebecca Taylor, ResponseTap
Shantok Karavadra, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Vicki Cadman, BT

BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Zayo

Elsa Chen, Entanet
Hayley Roberts, Distology
Kirstin Duffield, Morning Data
Lynn Collier, Hitachi Data Systems
Maggie Zaboura, Zaboura Communications
Marieke Flament, Circle
Ravleen Beeston, Microsoft
Sarah Haran, iomart Group
Sophie Harrison, Panaseer

BUSINESS ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by BMC Software

Amy Bellshaw, Verizon
Carole Drape, BP
Charlie Timblin, Royal Bank of Canada
Claire Stead, Smoothwall
Emma Helt, Showpad
Kathy Schneider, Level 3 Communications
Liz Walker, BT Global Services
Tracy Pound, Maximity
Wendy Tan-White, Entrepreneur First

CIO OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Amazon Web Services

Alison FitzGerald, London City Airport
Caroline Manzor, CBRE
Cindy Fedell, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Kelly Olsen, NHS Property Services
Maggie van’t Hoff, Shell
Nadira Hussain, London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Samantha Fisher, Lloyds Banking Group
Tracy Willis, University of the West of England

DIGITAL LEADER OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by KPMG

Arabel Bailey, Accenture
Beverley Bryant, NHS Digital
Claire Calmejane, Lloyds Banking Group
Gabriella Poczo, WorldRemit
Helen Milner, Tinder Foundation
Jyoti Sharma, EY
Sarah Wilkinson, Home Office
Sharon Cooper, BMJ

E-SKILLS INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR 

Accenture
Amali de Alwis, Code First: Girls
Anna Somaiya, KPMG
Celine Boudier, Ocado
Debbie Forster, Apps for Good
Hema Marshall, Cisco
Sarah Atkinson, CA Technologies
Shell
Stephanie Daman, The Cyber Security Challenge UK

EDITOR’S CHOICE – Sponsored by Information Age

Charlie Costello, Ordnance Survey
Cristina Sabau, Chiral Systems
Diana Asnani, Atos
Helen Mitchell, Blukudu
Hsu Hlaing, Sumerian
Jane Frankland, KnewStart
Leila Powell, Panaseer
Lynne Warham, Teachers Progress
Vladlena Benson, Kingston University

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by TeenTech

Accenture
CA Technologies
Intel
Mindtree
News UK
Ocado
Podsystem Group
Rolls-Royce
Thoughtworks

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by YOOX Net-a-Porter Group

Alice Bentinck, Entrepreneur First
Alysia Silberg, Acceleforce
Anne Stokes, Streamwire
Brynne Herbert, Move Guides
Kim Nilsson, Pivigo
Nancy Cruickshank, MyShowcase
Nicola Byrne, Cloud90

FUTURE CIO OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Direct Line Group

Avril Chester, Scope
Charlotte Hutchinson, IBM
Claire O’Connell, Boots Opticians
Claire Priestley, City, University of London
Ioanna Hadjivasili, Bluewolf
Marta Muszynska, AECOM
Patricia Kateiwaho, Tullow Oil
Rhiannon Jones, Deloitte

GLOBAL LEADER OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Schroders

Bethany Mayer, Ixia
Julie Cullivan, FireEye
Lynda Saint-Nwafor, MTN Nigeria
Magda Chelly, Responsible Cyber Pte
Monica Eaton-Cardone, Chargebacks911
Patty Hatter, Intel Security
Vanessa Pegueros, DocuSign
Yasaman Hadjibashi, Barclays Africa Group

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Informed Solutions

Caroline Harding-Gelbard, Paperless Post
Estelle Lloyd, Azoomee
Jan Smith, EOL IT Services
Joanna Wake, RAW Digital Training
Nicole Eagan, Darktrace
Sarah Mintey, Developing Experts
Stina Ehrensvard, Yubico
Tania Kinal, Podsystem Group

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Rolls-Royce

Eleanor Harding, Twitter
Elizabeth Stutchbury, Informed Solutions
Hannah Baugh, Fujitsu
Harriet Lester, Internet Watch Foundation
Helena Horsburgh, Dropbox
Ioana Finaru, Oakbrook Finance
Irina Tsyganok, Yoox Net-A-Porter Group
Jess Dyer, Ordnance Survey
Kalpana Chari, Schroders
Nicole Covey, IBM

SECURITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR 

Charlie Timblin, Royal Bank of Canada
Julie George, Arriva
Lisa Hamilton, Deloitte
Mary Jo de Leeuw, Women in Cyber Security Foundation
Michele Hanson, Transport for London
Natasha Whybrow, Check Point
Ruth Davis, BT Global Services
Sarah Boyd, University of the West of England
Sharon Barber, Lloyds Banking Group

TRANSFORMATION OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Ericsson 

Alison Wilson, Ciena
Helen Gowler, Avon
Helen Kirby, NFU Mutual
Judith Burditt, First Utility
Karen Elenor, Sky Betting & Gaming
Kelly Olsen, NHS Property Services
Louise Cheetham, APS Group
Michelle Jordan, Centrica

WOMAN OF THE YEAR – Sponsored by Salesforce

Alison Ross, Auto Trader
Alison Vincent, Cisco
Anne Marie Neatham, Ocado
Carmina Lees, IBM
Charlotte Finn, Salesforce.org
Elizabeth Vega, Informed Solutions
Lisa Heneghan, KPMG
Maxine Mackintosh, HealthTech Women UK