SPONSORS

Headline Sponsor

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic, growing business unit of Amazon. Since early 2006, AWS has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure platform in the cloud. Using AWS, companies can requisition compute power, storage, and other services—gaining access to a global computing infrastructure that is the backbone of Amazon.com’s multi-billion dollar retail business. At AWS, we’re committed to providing developers and their companies with the tools and services they need to be successful.

Today, AWS provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. Key benefits for our customers are our low-cost flexibility on development platform and language, security, agility, and instant elasticity. Whether you are running applications that share photos or support the critical operations of your business, you need rapid access to flexible and low-cost IT resources. Here at AWS, you’ll experience unparalleled ownership and impact on our products and be empowered to innovate and deliver. Come and build the future with AWS!

Find out more at AWS.

Premium Sponsors

Alix Partners

BMC - Diversity Partner

BMC is a global leader in innovative software solutions that enable businesses to transform into digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive advantage. Our Digital Enterprise Management solutions are designed to fast track digital business from mainframe to mobile to cloud and beyond.

Find out more at BMC.

Frank Recruitment - Recruitment Partner

Frank Recruitment Group is a global leader in staffing for IT professionals. Since 2006, we’ve helped to connect businesses of all sizes with permanent and contract workers; from start-ups in need of a single developer to international enterprise clients building a complete team in a new country.

We launched with a simple mission: to become the experts in recruitment for niche and emerging technology markets. Over a decade later, we have nine brands working out of 16 offices in eight countries and more than 1,600 employees dedicated to finding the very best talent.

Our nine distinct brands are aligned to the fastest-growing areas of digital and IT innovation and are the undisputed market leaders in their respective niches. Our brands cover Microsoft technologies (Dynamics, Azure and Stack), Salesforce, Amazon Web Services, NetSuite, ERP, ServiceNow, MarTech and emerging technologies, SAS and data science, web and mobile development, and more. By maintaining a specialist focus, our consultants build an in-depth knowledge of their products and their markets, which means an expert resourcing service for our clients.

For more information on Frank Recruitment Group and its niche IT recruitment brands visit FRANK Recruitment Group.

Oracle

The Oracle Cloud offers complete SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus best-in-class database Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL).

Find out more at Oracle.

Salesforce

Salesforce is the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM), bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age. Founded in 1999, Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies—cloud, mobile, social, internet of things, and artificial intelligence—to connect to their customers in a whole new way. The Salesforce Customer Success Platform includes industry-leading services spanning sales, service, marketing, commerce, communities, collaboration and industries, all on a single trusted cloud platform. The company is ranked #1 on Fortune’s World’s Best Workplaces list, and Forbes has ranked the company one of the world’s most innovative companies for eight years in a row. For information, please visit www.salesforce.com/uk/.

Six Degrees Group

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Six Degrees is a cloud-led managed service provider. It works as a collaborative technology partner to businesses making a digital transition. Always placing clients at the heart of its strategy, Six Degrees’ passionate teams combine technical expertise and deep sector specific knowledge to innovate, craft, and manage the right solutions to power their businesses. The breadth and strength of Six Degrees’ technology is its foundation. Solutions range from data and application performance management through to colocation and unified communications, all with private, public, and hybrid cloud at its core.

Six Degrees works collaboratively and builds long-term partnerships through exceptional services that match its clients’ needs. It continually innovates the right solutions to enable clients’ brilliance.

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Award Sponsors

BP


BP is a global energy business, involved in every aspect of the complex energy system that drives our world. Almost 75,000 BP people work across over 70 countries serving millions of energy customers. From deep sea to desert, from rigs to fuel retail sites and research centres, BP delivers light, heat, and mobility solutions for a changing world, and tracks, trades and delivers the world’s energy in real time. BP began in 1908 with the discovery of oil in Persia. In 2016, sales and other operating revenues were $183 billion, while underlying replacement cost profit was $2.6 billion.

BP is delighted to be a sponsor of Women in IT. At BP we believe in acknowledging, valuing and leveraging our similarities – and our differences – for business success. Diversity and Inclusion is one of our priorities helping our employees to reach their full potential and deliver their best performance.

For more information: https://www.bp.com/

Docusign

DocuSign® is changing how business gets done by empowering more than 300,000 companies and 200 million users in 188 countries to send, sign and manage agreements and collect payment – fully digitally – anytime, anywhere, on any device with trust and confidence. DocuSign and Go to keep life and business moving forward.

For more information: https://www.docusign.co.uk/ 

HSBC

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. With around 3,900 offices in both established and emerging markets, we aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfill their hopes and realise their ambitions.

We serve around 38 million customers worldwide through our four Global Businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking. Our network covers 67 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

For more information: https://www.hsbc.co.uk/

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Rolls-Royce

All Kinds of People create all kinds of success

 Rolls-Royce delivers excellence in the air, on land and at sea. We’re a leading name in engineering, and we enable and encourage all of our people to realise their ambitions and pursue their passions. Together we’ve set land-speed records, developed the world’s most efficient aero-engine, designed industry-leading eco-friendly ships and powered advanced nuclear submarines.

 We think about diversity the way we think about innovation – they’re both essential to our business.  An inclusive culture and diverse workforce is vital for the future of our company, creating competitive advantage by attracting, retaining and developing the best and brightest people.  Women are well represented in Rolls-Royce global IT: 50% of our IT global leadership team is female. 

As a business committed to equality and diversity, we’re proud to sponsor the Women in IT awards.

To learn more about Rolls-Royce, visit www.rolls-royce.com.

 

Sap Concur

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SAP® Concur® solutions simplify expense, travel, and invoice management for greater visibility and control. For more than 20 years, these leading, innovative solutions have kept customers a step ahead by delivering time-saving tools, connected spending data, and a dynamic ecosystem of diverse partners and apps. User-friendly and business-ready, SAP Concur solutions unlock powerful insights that help businesses reduce complexity and see spending clearly, so they can manage it proactively.

Schroders

 

At Schroders, asset management is our only business and our goals are completely aligned with those of our clients – the creation of long-term value to assist them in meeting their future financial requirements.

We manage £375.0 billion (€433.5 billion/US$487.1 billion)* on behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, invested in a broad range of active strategies across equities, fixed income, multi-asset, alternatives and real estate.

We employ over 4000 talented people worldwide operating from 37 offices in 27 different countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients.

Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

Perform Group Media

Perform Group is the digital leader in global sports media and one of the fastest growing sports media companies in the world. Perform’s live and on-demand sport streaming service, DAZN, is the world’s first pure sport streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way. Fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for just one affordable monthly price for access to all available sports on the platform. DAZN is available in Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Japan, and Canada on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. It will launch in the USA later this year.

Event Partner

Sailpoint

SailPoint is the leading provider of enterprise identity governance solutions. Our team of visionary industry veterans launched SailPoint to empower our customers to efficiently and securely govern the digital identities of employees, contractors, business partners and other users, and manage their constantly changing access rights to enterprise applications and data. Our open identity platform provides organizations with critical visibility into who currently has access to which resources, who should have access to those resources, and how that access is being used.

Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers develop cloud-native applications, integrate existing and new IT applications, and automate and manage complex environments. A trusted adviser to the Fortune 500, Red Hat provides award-winning support, training, and consulting services that bring the benefits of open innovation to any industry. Red Hat is a connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and communities, helping organizations grow, transform, and prepare for the digital future.

For more information: https://www.redhat.com/en

 

Media Partners

CodeFirst: Girls

Code First: Girls, is a multi-award winning social enterprise which works with companies and women to increase the proportions of women in tech. They do this by running free coding courses for young women, paid courses for men and women, by advising companies on tech talent, and by running a community of 6000+ women who are interested in tech.

They are the largest provider of free in person coding courses for women in the UK. Over the past 3 years they’ve delivered £2.5 million+ worth of free tech education, taught 6000+ women how to code for free, and have helped companies to recruit and train better tech talent in their firms.

Hire Stem Women

Hire STEM Women is a student recruitment platform, that is passionate about helping people secure jobs within science, technology, engineering and math fields. We are very much focused on diversity and providing students with support to ensure they have the tools they need to get a role within STEM.

TechTalent Charter

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The TTC is a commitment by organisations to a set of undertakings to deliver greater gender diversity in the tech workforce of the UK.  Signatories of the charter make several pledges in relation to their approach to recruitment and retention and to work together to really move the dial on diversity.  It already has over 275 signatories across the sector and is supported by the government in its UK Digital Strategy.  The government also announced at the start of 2018 that all government departments will become signatories in their own right.  Find more about the TTC and see which companies which have already joined here.

Women Who Code

Women Who Code is the largest and most active community in the world dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We empower engineers with skills needed for professional advancement, and provide environments where networking and mentorship are valued. WWCode has garnered a membership exceeding 137,000, executed more than 7,000 events around the world, and has a presence in 20 countries.

There are exclusive opportunities for firms to be event sponsors. Sponsors achieve intense brand positioning, benefitting from far-reaching exposure before, throughout and after the event.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities contact joe.aspis@bonhillplc.com or sarah.beaman@bonhillplc.com