Technology recognises innovators shaping the future, the definitive platform that brings Middle East business leaders and technology decision-makers together to share stories of transformation, celebrated regional innovators and visionaries at its inaugural Future Enterprise Awards.

Held on the 14th October 2018 at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Future Enterprise Awards recognised corporates and government departments across industry sectors in the region.

The Awards programme hailed the best and the brightest organisations who have delivered ground-breaking business value through the innovative application of technology.

“The technology industry is in many ways defined by hype and excitement about what the future holds. In some ways, this is a good thing. It’s a testament to humanity’s passion for innovation, progress and, tools that will change our lives,” said James Dartnell, Editor,

The inaugural edition of Future Entperise Awards was attended by more than 200 industry stalwarts, and recognised 25 organisations and individuals. These companies had to demonstrate not only that they were able to create new value using technology, but also that they did so in uncommon, innovative ways. Be it pioneering a new technology, apply an existing technology to a new purpose, setting the bar high.

Here’s the full list of winners:

Best Startup Innovator ArabianChain
Best Startup Accelerator/Incubator Innovator Badir
Best innovator in E-Commerce
Best innovator in Oil & Gas Fluor Corporation
Best innovator in Power & Utilities GE Power
Best innovator in Healthcare Medcare
Best innovator in Commercial Banking National Bank of Fujairah
Best innovator in Retail Banking Noor Bank
Best innovator in Leisure & Tourism Reel Cinemas (Emaar Entertainment)
Best innovator in Transport & Logistics RTA
Best innovator in Government Ministry/Service Smart Dubai
Best innovator in Telecommunications Virgin Mobile MEA
Enterprise Mobility Vendor Citrix
Digital Transformation Vendor of the Year Dell EMC
Networking Security Vendor of the Year Fortinet
Systems Integrator of the Year GBM
AI Vendor of the Year Huawei
Cloud Vendor of the Year iCloud Solutions
Managed Services Vendor of the Year Injazat
Hardware Vendor of the Year Lenovo
Software Vendor of the Year Veritas
CIO of the Year Neil Menezes, Dubai Holding
Chief Digital Officer of the Year Ajay Rathi, Meraas
Editor’s Choice eRAK Gov
Editor’s Choice Focus Softnet
Editor’s Choice MDSap

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