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UK tech awards

2015

winners

tech fund manager of the year award

Sponsored by | PwC

Picture shows, left to right:
Louise Minchin (awards presenter); Ailsa Craig, fund manager, International Biotechnology Trust plc; Carl Harald Janson, lead fund manager, International Biotechnology Trust plc (winner); Simon Russel, Head of TMT Corporate Finance, PwC; and Jass Sarai, Partner and UK Leader, Technology Industry Group, PwC.

tech innovation of the year award

Sponsored by | Barclays

Picture shows, left to right:
Louise Minchin (awards presenter); Patrick Bradd, essensys Ltd; Michael Guest, essensys Ltd (winner); Sean Duffy, Managing Director of Technology, Media and Telecoms, Barclays; and Jass Sarai, Partner and UK Leader, Technology Industry Group, PwC.

tech journalist of the year award

Sponsored by | Luther Pendragon

Picture shows, left to right:
Louise Minchin (awards presenter); Murad Ahmed, Financial Times, (winner); Harry Chathli, Director, Luther Pendragon; and Jass Sarai, Partner and UK Leader, Technology Industry Group, PwC.

tech deal of the year award

Sponsored by | Rothschild

Picture shows, left to right:
Louise Minchin (awards presenter); Gavin Haycock, Optimal Payments plc (winner); Anton Black, Head of Technology, Rothschild; and Jass Sarai, Partner and UK Leader, Technology Industry Group, PwC.

best use of tech in the digital economy award

Sponsored by | Rigby Group plc

Picture shows, left to right:
Louise Minchin (awards presenter); Margaret Rice-Jones, Skyscanner Ltd (winner); Paul Eccleston, Rigby Group plc; and Jass Sarai, Partner and UK Leader, Technology Industry Group, PwC.

tech achievement of the year award

Sponsored by | Canaccord Genuity

Picture shows, left to right:
Louise Minchin (awards presenter); Nick Bray, CFO, Sophos Group plc (winner); Bob Liao, Director of Technology Research, Canaccord Genuity; and Jass Sarai, Partner and UK Leader, Technology Industry Group, PwC.

tech growth business of the year award

Sponsored by | ECI Partners

Picture shows, left to right:
Louise Minchin (awards presenter); Mark Austin, Avecto Ltd; Paul Kenyon, Avecto Ltd (winner); Tom Wrenn, Partner, ECI Partners; and Jass Sarai, Partner and UK Leader, Technology Industry Group, PwC.

tech personality of the year award

Sponsored by | finnCap

Picture shows, left to right:
Louise Minchin (awards presenter); John Hughes, Chairman, Telecity Group plc (winner); Andrew Darley, Head of Technology Research, finnCap; and Jass Sarai, Partner and UK Leader, Technology Industry Group, PwC.

tech company of the year award

Sponsored by | Arma Partners

Picture shows, left to right:
Louise Minchin (awards presenter); Kevin Loosemore, Micro Focus International plc (winner); Paul-Noël Guély, Managing Partner, Arma Partners; and Jass Sarai, Partner and UK Leader, Technology Industry Group, PwC.



voting panel



shortlist



media

Each year we take a range of photos and videos and engage 
in social media conversations through Twitter.

photography and videos

View the winners from 2015 event above. Other photography and the 2015 video showreel are shown opposite. To see photography from previous events return to the archive.

press releases and news articles

UK tech awards 2015- winners announced
http://pwc.blogs.com/press_room/2015/11/uk-tech-awards-2015-winners-announced.html

Essensys crowned ‘tech innovation of the year’
http://www.essensys.tech/essensys-crowned-tech-innovation-of-the-year-at-the-uk-tech-awards-2015/

The Memo
http://www.thememo.com/2015/11/12/britains-tech-elite-honoured-at-the-pwc-uk-tech-awards/ 

Paysafe adds a second award
https://www.paysafe.com/latest-news-announcements-and-press-releases/news-article-other-s/news-article-featured-s/news/detail/News/paysafe-wins-deal-of-the-year-at-uk-tech-awards-2015-1/ 

social media

There was a huge amount of engagement on Twitter in the run up to the event and it peaked on the day itself. A summary of stats from 2013–2015 is listed below.

  • Potential individuals reached: 4,151,923 
  • 837 mentions of @uktech_awards

You can follow us using @UKTech_Awards or include #uktech16 in your tweet.

A selection of tweets from the event:

 


charity

2015 charity collection 

The total amount raised at the UK tech awards 2015 for our two charities, bccs and the 
Prince’s Trust, was £10,017. PwC and Ford Sinclair would like to thank all concerned for
their generosity. 

charities supported by the UK tech awards

Monies raised were donated equally to the following two charities.

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bccs.org.uk                                                           princes‑trust.org.uk



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