Saturday, November 5, 2022

Second edition of GB Tech Awards winners revealed

 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Friday, 04. November 2022 

The second edition of GB Tech Awards 2022 was held on Wednesday, November 2nd to celebrate the accomplishments of leading tech companies, innovative leaders and ground-breaking technology in the Middle East and Africa.

Hosted by Motivate Media Group and GB Tech Talk (a Gulf Business brand) at Social Distrikt, The Pointe – Palm Jumeirah, the awards recognised the biggest names in the technology industry who have delivered some of the most innovative digital products and solutions in the last year.

The awards attracted more than 150 industry professionals including top tech leaders from across the region. The event also served as a great networking opportunity for entrepreneurs, vendors and channel partners from the regional tech industry.

A total of 26 winners were applauded at the event, spanning across security, cloud, AI, fintech, 5G among others.

The judging panel included industry experts from esteemed GCC organisations – Abdulla Al Shimmari, major officer and head of Research and Development team at Abu Dhabi Police and Gulf Business Technology team.

Ian Fairservice, managing partner and group editor-in-chief of Motivate Media Group said: “We are privileged to be hosting the second edition of the GB Tech Awards where we honour and celebrate the trailblazing leaders and companies that are shaping the future. We extend our congratulations to each of the winners.”

The 2022 winners of the tech awards are -

Cloud Company of the Year - Oracle

Artificial Intelligence Company of the Year - Dataiku

AgroTech Company of the Year - Netafim

Digital Transformation Company of the Year – Zurich International

Cloud Security Company of the Year - Mandiant

Payment Solutions Provider of the Year – Euronet Worldwide

5G Solutions Provider of the Year - Batelco

Proptech Company of the Year – Property Finder

EdTech Company of the Year – Human Logic

Woman in Tech of the Year – Lucy Aziz, Oppo

Top Vendor of the Year - Huawei

Top Distributor of the Year – Bulwark Technologies

Top System Integrator of the Year – Bios IT Solutions

Top Reseller of the Year – New Trend Computer Networks

Fintech Company of the Year - valU

Tech Leader of the Year – Sunil Paul, Finesse

Consumer Tech Company of the Year – Huawei Consumer Business Group

Consumer Tech Product of the Year – Samsung

Enterprise Tech Company of the Year - HP

Enterprise Tech Product of the Year - Asus

Enterprise Tech Startup of the Year - FlexxPay

Consumer Tech Startup of the Year - Fitze

Enterprise Tech Marketer of the Year – Amal Wagdy, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Tech Influencer of the Year – Ihab Salem (Mr Tech)

Marketplace of the Year – BuyParts24

CIO of the Year – Dr. Mohamed Nasaif, Emirates Health Services


About GB Tech Talk

GB Tech Talk is ­a brand extension of Gulf Business, one of the leading magazines in the region tackling all things business in the GCC for the past 25 years.

GB Tech Talk is your one-stop destination for all the news, analysis, interviews, and insights about the technology industry in the Middle East and Africa region. We discuss the latest developments in digital transformation, fintech, data analytics, cloud, AI, cybersecurity and blockchain while also highlighting the biggest trends in consumer tech.

The platform serves as a knowledge source for CIOs, CISOs, IT decision-makers and solution providers as the region navigates through a transforming tech landscape.

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