The Outstanding Leader of the Year award recognizes a leader who has steered their organization to success.
Our judges will be looking for nominees in the cloud industry who exemplify the traits of a great leader, no matter what their role.
Successful nominations should:
Identify a CEO, CIO, CTO, Director, Manager, or anyone else in a leadership role.
Describe the nominee’s courage, vision, compassion, innovativeness, or outstanding engagement and how they embody their values in their day-to-day role
Demonstrate their impact—this could be business growth, implementing innovative practices, or empowering others
Reference anything else that demonstrates how the nominee leads by example and acts as an advocate for others and their organization
Nominations can be submitted as a 100+ word statement (400 words max) OR a three minute (maximum) video highlighting how the nominee has hit all or some of the elements outlined in the category criteria. Try and include as much tangible evidence as possible—please note that the video should explain why the nominee should win the award, and not exceed the length mentioned above. The video can be shot on a phone, laptop or PC camera, corporate adverts that do not address the category criteria will not be accepted.