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Excellence Awards Shortlist for 2020 announced

2020 Excellence Awards Shortlist announced

Excellence Awards Shortlist

We’re back for our fifth year of The ITAM Review Excellence Awards and we’re thrilled to announce that we received over 130 nominations from 19 countries!  Building on the success of our 20152016, 2017 and 2018 awards, our quest continues to shine a light on innovation and excellence in the ITAM market:

“The ITAM Review Excellence Awards celebrates the achievements of the true pioneers in the ITAM industry. We’re looking to shine a light on ITAM professionals, service providers, technology vendors and specialists who are progressing the industry and leading the field.”

2020 Excellence Awards Shortlist

Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate. We are thrilled to announce the following companies, individuals, and projects have been shortlisted for the 2020 ITAM Review Excellence Awards:

ITAM Professional of the Year

  • Amit Verma, SAM Expert at Philips (India)
  • David Foxen, Founder and Principal SAM Consultant at SAM Beast Consulting (UK)
  • Erin Merchant, Technology Evangelist at Spoke (USA)
  • Kat Glover, Software License Analyst, Network Rail (UK)
  • Lauren Scott, Director of SAM at Kronos Incorporated (USA)
  • Lina Vergara, Regional SLM Services Lead at SoftwareONE LATAM (USA)
  • Mike Jones, Director at Airtrack Software and TMG (Australia)
  • Nigel Hopkins, IT Capacity Manager, IKEA (Sweden)
  • Paul Bullen, Principal Consultant – Oracle Licensing at Version 1 (UK)
  • Ritesh Dhingra, Global Software License Manager at Shell (India)
  • Ron Brill, President and Chairman at Anglepoint (USA)
  • Sean Robinson, Solutions Director, License Dashboard (UK)

ITAM Implementation, Team, or Project of the Year

  • Dubai RTA
  • IKEA
  • Lifespan Health System
  • Lookers
  • National Australia Bank
  • Nike Inc.
  • Quest Global
  • Rhenus Group
  • Severn Trent
  • TCS ITAM Service
  • The UK Intellectual Property Office
  • Yorkshire Water
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ITAM Technology or Service Innovation of the Year

  • ATEA
  • Airtrack Software
  • Chopin Tech
  • Ampliphae
  • License Fortress
  • Xensam

ITAM Partner of the Year 

  • Snow Software
  • Softline Solutions
  • SoftwareONE
  • Synyega
  • The Mastermind Group

Specialist or Consultant of the Year

  • Barry Pilling
  • Clive Pugh
  • Desiree Weiss
  • Eugene Everson
  • Fredrik Filipsson
  • Ronan O’Carroll
  • Rory Canavan

Rising Star Award

  • Ashley Margrove
  • Chris Allen
  • Jade Evans
  • Justine McSweeney
  • Leah Rawlings

Thanks again to all those who voted and congratulations to this years nominees. The ITAM Review hope to see you at the gala dinner.


2020 Winners will be revealed at The ITAM Review 2020 Gala Dinner on Friday 24th April at Hilton T5, London, UK.

Join us for an evening of award celebrations, good food, drink and music with peers from the ITAM industry and be the amongst the first to know the winners of the 2020 Excellence Awards!

For more information about the event and how to book on, click here.


About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource and community for worldwide ITAM professionals.

Martin is also author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management.

On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

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