Supporting the WCIT Awards

25 Jul 2016

Sponsored by Questers, The Sage Group plc, ScaleUp Group, Silverpeak, Smith & Williamson and TechMarketView the sixth annual WCIT awards attracted a full house of 300 guests celebrating some of the most successful technology entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom and Ireland who have demonstrated vision, growth, innovation, funding, use or resources, strategy, execution, ambition and determination to succeed.

The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists announced this years’ list of winners during a celebratory dinner held on Thursday 30th June at The Brewery in London:

  • Young Entrepreneur – Tom Hatten, CEO & Co-founder of RefME
  • Serial Entrepreneur – Ed Macnair, CEO of Censornet
  • Emerging Entrepreneur – Becky Downing, CEO & Founder of BuzzMove
  • Developing Entrepreneur– Ian O’Rourke, CEO & Founder of Adthana
  • Enterprise Entrepreneur – Steve King & Hugo Amos from BlackSwan Data
  • Social Enterprise Entrepreneur – Hellen Bowey, Director & Co-Founder of Alcove
  • Public Sector Award – Simon Hansford, CEO & Co-founder of Skyscape
  • Female Entrepreneur – Joanne Smith, CEO & Founder of RecordSure
  • Scaling Up Award – Adam Hale, CEO of Fairsail
  • Mentor of the Year Award – Nick Travis, Partner at Smith & Williamson
  • Judges Award for Potential – Rhydian Lewis & Peter Beherens from RateSetter
  • Judges Award for Innovation – Steve Cliffe, CEO & President at Ultrahaptics

We are delighted to support the celebration of leading entrepreneurs and scale-up companies. The quality of entrants was exceptionally high and the judges faced a difficult task in identifying the eventual winners. We'd like to congratulate all those involved and look forward to partner with these innovative companies on the way to their growth.Neal Gandhi, Chairman at Questers