2018 Awards Sponsors

Amazon

 

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic, growing business unit of Amazon. Since early 2006, AWS has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure platform in the cloud. Using AWS, companies can requisition compute power, storage, and other services—gaining access to a global computing infrastructure that is the backbone of Amazon.com’s multi-billion dollar retail business. At AWS, we’re committed to providing developers and their companies with the tools and services they need to be successful.

Today, AWS provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. Key benefits for our customers are our low-cost flexibility on development platform and language, security, agility, and instant elasticity. Whether you are running applications that share photos or support the critical operations of your business, you need rapid access to flexible and low-cost IT resources. Here at AWS, you’ll experience unparalleled ownership and impact on our products and be empowered to innovate and deliver. Come and build the future with AWS!

 

Belvedere Communications

Belvedere is a consultancy that was founded to give high level strategic communications advice to corporates, entrepreneurs, family offices and the professional firms that advise or invest in them.

We help our clients to enhance and execute their communications strategies; solve existing problems and prevent new ones occurring. We relish the challenge of the complex, the new, the unusual and the unfamiliar.

We foster long term relationships with our clients by providing thoughtful, forward thinking, and discerning advice in a world that is overly focused on today’s quick fix.

Respect, trust, integrity and confidentiality are axiomatic to the advice we provide.

BP

BP is a global energy business, involved in every aspect of the complex energy system that drives our world. Almost 75,000 BP people work across over 70 countries to serve millions of energy customers. From the deep sea to the desert, from rigs to fuel retail sites and research centres, BP delivers light, heat, and mobility solutions for a changing world, and tracks, trades and delivers the world’s energy in real time. BP began in 1908 with the discovery of oil in Persia. In 2016, sales and other operating revenues were $183 billion, while underlying replacement cost profit was $2.6 billion.

Frank Recruitment Group

Frank Recruitment Group (FRG) is an award-winning specialist technology staffing business that employs more than 1,200 employees from its offices in EMEA (London, Newcastle and Berlin), US (New York, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Dallas), and APAC (Melbourne, Singapore).

The business operates seven market leading global recruitment brands, focusing primarily on products within the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Cloud Enablement & Integration, Big Data & Analytics and Software Development.

Nigel Frank, established in 2006, focuses on recruiting Microsoft Technology professionals. Mason Frank is the largest global Salesforce recruitment specialist with 160 consultants focused purely on Salesforce recruitment. Churchill Frank specialises in Big Data, SAS, Analytics and Machine Learning. Anderson Frank is a NetSuite specialised brand, Pearson Frank focuses on Java, PHP, iOS, Android and Web Development, Washington Frank is a niche mid-market ERP Recruitment Provider and FRG Tech Consulting is a niche Cloud Enablement and Integration specialist recruitment business.

For more information on Frank Recruitment Group and its niche IT recruitment brands visit www.frankgroup.com

Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group is a leading UK based financial services group providing a wide range of banking and financial services, focused on personal and commercial customers. The Group’s main business activities are retail, commercial and corporate banking, general insurance, and life, pensions and investment provision. Lloyds Banking Group operates the UK’s largest retail bank and has a large and diversified customer base. Helping Britain Prosper is our purpose. It means responding to the social and economic issues we believe we are best placed to address. We support people, businesses and communities all over Britain through our iconic brands and extensive range of clear and simple products and services, but we want to do even more to play our part in making Britain a more inclusive and prosperous country.

London Stock Exchange Group

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is an international markets infrastructure business. Headquartered in the UK, with significant operations in North America, Italy, France and Sri Lanka, the Group employs approximately 4,500 people. Through its platforms, LSEG offers market participants unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets. The Group also plays a vital economic and social role, enabling companies, including SMEs, to access funds for growth and development. At LSEG, we believe that having a diverse workforce is critical for our continued success, and we have set ourselves a stretch target of achieving 40% female representation for senior management and our overall population by 2020.

Oracle

The Oracle Cloud offers complete SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus best-in-class database Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), please visit us at www.oracle.com.

Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver the cleanest, safest and most competitive solutions to meet our planet’s vital power needs. Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 150 countries, comprising more than 400 airlines and leasing customers, 160 armed forces, 4,000 marine customers including 70 navies, and more than 5,000 power and nuclear customers.

In 2017, Rolls-Royce invested £1.4 billion on research and development and employs 50,000 people in 50 countries and more than 18,200 of these are engineers. The Group has a strong commitment to apprentice and graduate recruitment and to further developing employee skills. In 2017 we recruited 313 graduates and 339 apprentices through our worldwide training programmes.

To learn more about Rolls-Royce, visit www.rolls-royce.com.

Schroders

At Schroders, asset management is our only business and our goals are completely aligned with those of our clients – the creation of long-term value to assist them in meeting their future financial requirements.

We manage £375.0 billion (€433.5 billion/US$487.1 billion)* on behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, invested in a broad range of active strategies across equities, fixed income, multi-asset, alternatives and real estate.

We employ over 4000 talented people worldwide operating from 37 offices in 27 different countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients.

Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

Zayo

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. Zayo’s 128,200-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud infrastructure in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customised solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services.

Twitter handle: https://twitter.com/Zayo_UK

2018 Media Partners

Girls In Tech

Girls in Tech

Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. Adriana Gascoigne founded GIT in 2007 to create a support framework to help women advance their careers in STEM fields.

Today, GIT aims to accelerate the growth of innovative women entering into the high-tech industry and building startups. We achieve this through the creation of proprietary, innovative programming and strategic global partnerships.

With headquarters in San Francisco and more than 100,000 members located around the globe, GIT relies on volunteer efforts to lead each of the 60 local chapters. Programming and events vary by chapter based on local interests and needs.

GIT is not just for professional women. We exist for anyone with an interest in technology, startups and providing women with a platform for growth.

 

Tech Partnership