Last night at the 10th Digital Leaders 100 Awards we gathered high above London at the Shard to meet this year’s winners. The Awards are a highlight of the UK’s National Digital Week taking place from 20-24 June.
Despite the rail strike, members of the DL100 list joined us from across the UK together with the alumni members of the DL100 Club, sponsors and special guests to celebrate 10 years of the awards.
Headline sponsors were FTSE100 tech company Sage.
As well as finding out the winners in the ten categories there were winners in: the inaugural Blockchain Innovation Category (EarthID); the people’s choice award voted for by 12,000, won by (CGI and the Valuation Office Agency); the Founders Award won by (entrepreneur Rob Wilmot); and digital community group Digital Dundee walked away with the £5,000 Craig MacDonald Memorial Prize
The Overall Winner and #1 on the list was won by the Digital skills to mobilise nursing staff programme: by the Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
In the categories focused on individuals:
Chris Meah, Founder & CEO of School of Code, won Digital Leader of the Year for his work in creating a business with real, measurable social impact in the tech industry.
Dylan McKee, CEO of Nebula Labs won Young Digital Leader of the Year for his work delivering tech for good programmes.
The full list of Winners for the DL100 Awards 2022 are:
|AI Innovation of the Year (Product or Service)||Ai-Backed Prioritisation of the Elective Waiting List: by C2-Ai|
|Digital SME of the Year (Organisation)||Housekeep|
|Big Data Innovation of the Year (Product or Service)||ARGOS, (the Automated Rail Geospatial Observation system): by Thales|
|Digital Leader of the Year (Individual)||Chris Meah, Founder & CEO, School of Code|
|Craig Macdonald Memorial Prize||#DigiDundee with Dundee Volunteer & Voluntary Action|
|Blockchain Innovation (Product or Service)||EarthID|
|Digital Public Service Innovation of the Year (Product or Service)||Better Conversations Tool, by the London Office for Technology Innovation (LOTI) and the London Borough of Hackney|
|Digital Skills or Talent Initiative of the Year (Product or Service)||Digital skills to mobilise nursing staff programme: by the Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust|
|Geospatial Innovation of the Year (Product or Service)||Delorean by Hack Partners|
|DL100 Members’ Choice Award||CGI & VOA Geospatial Business Transformation|
|HealthTech Innovation of the Year (Product or Service)||You & Type 2 by Healum|
|GreenTech Innovation of the Year (Product or Service)||Paua Electric Fuel Card|
|Young Digital Leader of the Year (Individual)||Dylan McKee, CEO, Nebula Labs|
|Founders Award||Rob Wilmot|
|Overall DL100 Winner||Digital skills to mobilise nursing staff programme: by the Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust|
Robin Knowles, CEO of Digital Leaders, commented: “As a list that is nominated from our extensive Digital Leaders network, we’re always eager to see new names and faces featured on the list. We are celebrating 10 years of the awards this year.”
Jacqueline de Rojas, Chair of Digital Leaders, said: “The Digital Leaders 100 list 2022 once again highlights the progress in digitally transforming the UK. Our community of Digital Leaders have shone a light on the many hidden heroes, quietly getting on with the nation’s digital transformation. It is fabulous to see such a strong list from outside London this year reflecting our own inclusive national programme and the growing importance of digital transformation on companies irrespective of size or sector.”