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IGNITE awards winners announced

Posted by Dominic Murphy | 31-Oct-2014 09:25:00

After an incredible awards ceremony this evening, packed full of stories of innovation and disruption, the winners of the inaugural Nimbus Ninety IGNITE Awards have finally been announced!

We would like to offer our congratulations to all those who made it to the final stage of the judging process. The competition was fierce and the standards were extremely high. All the finalists must be commended however there can only be one winner in each category.

The winners are:

Agile IT Award

Judge: Phil Pavitt, CIO, Specsavers

Cloud Innovation Award

Judge: Richard Sykes, Chair of the Cloud Industry Forum and Columnist at CIO Magazine


Customer Insight and Analytics Award

Judge: Steve Whittle, Head of Business Intelligence, Rolls-Royce

BBC Worldwide & CrowdEmotion

Disruptive Startup Award

Judge: Dr Mitra Memarzia, Digital Consultant for IC Tomorrow, InnovateUK


Internet of Things Award

Judge: Mischa Dohler, Professor in Wireless Communication, Kings College London

Hive by British Gas

IT Security Award

Judge: Paul Simmonds, CEO, Global Identity Foundation

Babcock International Group

Mobile Innovation Award

Judge: George Evers, Head of Channels, Corporate Banking Division, RBS

MasterCard & Syniverse

Enterprise Disruptor Award

Judge: Matt Warman, Technology Editor, Telegraph Media Group


UK Disruptive Innovation Award

Collaboration from all judges


Disruptive Leader Award

Collaboration from all judges

Mark Ridley

If you would like to know more, you can engage with and listen to four of our selected finalist and winners: Macmillan Cancer Support, SalesGossip, Travelex and GlaxoSmithKline in an interactive Q&A panel session on day two of IGNITE (November 5th) from 13.00-13.30.

Again, we would like to offer a huge congratulations to all those who won an award and we hope you all continue your success in the world of disruptive enterprise innovation.

We would also like to thank all of our category judges for their commendable efforts in this difficult but highly enjoyable and inspiring process.


Topics: Activities & Updates, IGNITE Summits

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