Those who make data virtualization shine
Starting this year, as part of DataFest 2018, our annual user conference, we would like to recognize some of our customers who have demonstrated some of the best uses of data virtualization using the Denodo Platform. If you think you are a customer whose data-driven innovation has brought about a positive and tangible impact in your organization, we welcome you to please share your story.
The top three submissions will be considered finalists and will be invited to present at DataFest 2018. Audience poll during DataFest will determine the winner. All three finalists will receive award from Denodo CMO, Ravi Shankar.
Nominations will end by 30 September and winners will be announced on 1 November 2018, at DataFest.
The finalists of Denodo Data Innovation Awards are selected by a group of thought leaders who will judge your submission against the criteria mentioned below.
CMO at Denodo
Ravi Shankar is the chief marketing officer at Denodo Technologies. He is responsible for Denodo’s global marketing efforts, including product marketing, demand generation, communications, and partner marketing. Ravi brings more than 25 years of proven marketing leadership from enterprise software leaders such as Oracle and Informatica.
CTO at Denodo
Alberto Pan is chief technical officer at Denodo and an associate professor at University of A Coruña. He has lead product development tasks for all versions of the Denodo Platform. He has authored more than 25 scientific papers in areas such as data virtualization, data integration, and web automation.
Director of Product Marketing at Denodo
Lakshmi Randall is director of product marketing at Denodo. Previously, she was a research director at Gartner covering data warehousing, data integration, big data, information management, and analytics practices.
VP and Chief Evangelist at Denodo
Paul is VP of data architectures and chief evangelist, responsible for product management and solution architecture at Denodo. He has over 20 years of experience with leading integration companies such as Progress Software, BEA Systems, and Axway.
Director of Product Management at Denodo
Pablo Alvarez is the director of product management at Denodo. Pablo has been fighting in the data virtualization trenches for more than 10 years. Previously, he has worked as a principal solution architect with Denodo, leading data virtualization acquisition by Denodo's largest customers.
What are our judges looking for
Our judges will be evaluating your submission based on the information provided in three specific required areas and a fourth, optional area:
What’s in it for you?
The customers who submitted the top three submissions will be invited to present their stories in front of hundreds of Datafest 2018 participants and some of the most notable analysts in the industry. Some of our customer stories have been placed in the reports of prominent analysts such as Gartner and Forrester.
Winners will receive a Denodo Data Innovation Award, and we will highlight your achievement through mentions in press release and social media. Frequently, some of our top customer stories also get the attention of journalists from well known media outlets for articles.
You can submit your nomination in any of the categories below, or in a category of your own choosing. The top three submissions across all categories will be selected as award winners. Each submission will be evaluated regardless of the chosen category selected.