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Individual and organisational tech excellence honoured by 2021 CompTIA UK Spotlight Awards

October 6, 2021

London, U.K. CompTIA, the leading trade association for the global technology industry, announced today the winners of the CompTIA 2021 UK Spotlight Awards. The annual awards ceremony seeks to honour individuals and organisations for outstanding service, achievements and impact on the technology industry. Winners, shortlisted nominees and those selected for commendations are specifically recognised for commitment, passion, professionalism, and leadership in assisting CompTIA to grow tech business in the UK.

Nancy Hammervik, Executive VP, Industry Relations at CompTIA, commented: “These awards represent the brightest and best in the UK technology industry. . We are thrilled and proud to recognise  the huge impact our winners and finalists have had  over the last year and the commitment they’ve shown towards growing and improving the sector as a whole.

“At CompTIA we have always aimed to promote and embody excellence and standards across the technology sector. These winners very much embody those values.”

This year’s awards ceremony was held at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London City ahead of the company’s annual EMEA Member & Partner Conference. The event attracts a diverse audience of executives and leaders engaged in the business of technology, from those selling technology solutions to training and teaching tech skills.

The 2021 CompTIA UK Spotlight Award winners are:

  • CompTIA UK Future Leader Spotlight Award - Jason Kemsley, Director, Uptime Solutions, for making his mark within a CompTIA Corporate Member organisation and showing success and originality as an entrepreneur.

    Highly Commended: Tom Notley, Partner Manager, Databarracks
    Highly Commended: Michelle Mullins, Territory Account Manager, StorageCraft, an Arcserve Company

  • CompTIA UK Advancing Women in Technology Spotlight Award – Chloe Cameron, Vice President of Operations, Pax8 UK, for serving as an advocate and role model for women in technology.

    Highly Commended: Hannah Lloyd, VP Channel Sales, inSOC
    Highly Commended: Amanda Stewart, Chief Technical Officer, Illuminate

  • CompTIA UK Community Leadership Spotlight Award Hannah Lloyd, VP Channel Sales, inSOC, for demonstrating outstanding service and impact to the community.

    Highly Commended: Hollie Whittles, HR Director, Purple Frog Systems
    Highly Commended: Greg Jones, Business Development, Datto

  • CompTIA UK Solution Provider Spotlight Award Purple Frog Systems, for demonstrating leadership, excellence and innovation as an organization and towards theirclients.

    Highly Commended: Cloud Nexus
    Highly Commended: Pro Drive IT

  • CompTIA UK Innovative Vendor Spotlight Award inSOC, for demonstrating an innovative approach to its business, transforming their organisation and the wider industry.

    Highly Commended: CyberSmart
    Highly Commended: Kaspersky

  • CompTIA UK Innovative Distributor Spotlight Awards Pax8 UK, for making a significant impact on the industry through offering a new services and products that improve their clients’ experiences and everyday lives.
    Highly Commended: Northamber Plc
    Highly Commended: Stock in the Channel

About CompTIA

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5.2 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the more than 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, advocacy, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA is the hub for advancing the tech industry and its workforce.


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