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Digital Leaders Announces the DL100 Finalists

The 5th Annual Digital Leaders 100 list highlights the latest champions of digital transformation across the UK.

Digital Leaders, the nationwide initiative for promoting effective, long-term digital transformation across government, industry and charities, has today announced the finalists who make up the DL100 list for 2018 and opened the public vote.

The independent list recognises 100 people and organisations across the UK who are leading the way in digital transformation in all sectors. Previously, the list has featured industry names such as: Martha Lane-Fox, Mike Bracken and Eileen Burbidge.

Our CEO, Gillian Docherty selected as Finalist

We are delighted that our own CEO, Gillian Docherty, has been selected for the hotly contested Digital Leader of the Year Category. Previous winners have included Martha Lane Fox, Maggie Philbin and Mike Bracken. The finalists will now compete for a public vote – we hope you’ll show her your support by voting for Gillian! Voting closes at 12 noon on 11 May.

Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, Chair of Digital Leaders, believes: “The Digital Leaders 100 list 2018 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.”

Robin Knowles, CEO of Digital Leaders, commented: “This is the annual list that money can’t buy. A truly independent list nominated by our growing community of 120,000 and shortlisted by 17 independent judges before a public vote puts them into a final order”. “There are few digital communities that can claim they have crowdsourced an open list with over 65% female representation in the top 100. Particularly as “Diversity” is not a category or even mentioned in the shortlisting criteria! We’re extremely excited to see who comes out top in our public vote!”

The Awards

The final list order and category winners will be announced at the DL100 Awards Dinner at St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel on 21 June 2018.

To vote in the DL100 and find out more, go to:

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