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TECHNOLOGY COMPANY OF THE YEAR
Background of TCoY Award category
Established since 2007, Technology Company of the Year Award is an integral part of the annual Computerworld Hong Kong Awards. The Award aims to recognize and promote Hong Kong-based innovation in technology development, as well as their excellence in business execution.
Award Subcategories
For the first time, Computerworld Hong Kong creates two subcategories under the Technology Company of the Year Award:
  • Technology Company of the Year-Startup: Young business that execute innovation business ideas, but yet to become profitable
  • Technology Company of the Year-Mature: Successful tech company with profitable and established business
This way, we seek to differentiate the recognition between matured business and startups. Note it is the candidate's choice to enter either subcategory above.
Objectives
  • To promote Hong Kong technology firms for their innovation, business and operational excellence.
  • To recognize Hong Kong technology firms for their roles in representing Hong Kong in the technology market.
  • Award for Hong Kong-based company that is selected as the foremost company of the year in the provision of IT products and/or services to organizations locally and overseas that has been integral to the advancement of the local IT industry.
Entry requirements
  • Must be a Hong Kong-headquartered company (overseas MNCs in HK are not allowed)
  • The nominating company must demonstrate its technologies and services have been developed in Hong Kong (Staff, facilities, products)
  • A technology or service provider for enterprises/business entities (consumer technologies and applications are excluded)
  • Previous winners of Technology Company of the Year can only re-enter new nominations THREE years after winning the award
Judging criteria
Submission will be evaluated by a panel of judges from leading industry authorities and our editors who will decide the winner based on its achievements over the last 12-18 months and the following criteria:
  • Business and technology innovation
  • Business strategy and execution
  • Competitiveness in the global market
  • Business achievements and performance

Note: While mature business candidates will be scored more heavily based on international competitiveness and business performance, product innovation and business strategy will be given more weighting for startup candidates.

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Submission Deadline (extended): May 4, 2015 (Monday) 6:00pm
Results announcement
The winning company will be invited to join the Computerworld Hong Kong Awards presentation ceremony on 26 June 2015 (Friday), when we will announce the winners and present the Awards. A full profile article will also be featured for each winner in the June 2015 edition of Computerworld Hong Kong.

Supporting Organizations
Past CWHK Awards
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Submission Deadline (extended): May 4, 2015 (Monday) 6:00pm

Judging Panel

Herman Lam Heung-yeung, CEO of the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Ltd
Herman joined the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited as the Chief Executive Officer in March 2010. Prior to his tenure with Cyberport, Lam was the general manager of Microsoft Hong Kong Limited in 1996-2009. Lam is also active in community affairs and industry development. He is currently an advisory board member of Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association and an honorary advisor for the Hong Kong Computer Society.
Po-Chi Wu, Adjunct Professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Po Chi has been a venture capital investor, entrepreneur, business development/R&D executive, scientist and educator. Prior to UST, he was a professional venture capitalist and responsible for investments in high technology areas, including life sciences, IT, semiconductors, materials, and software, as well as traditional businesses. Among his most notable investments are companies that achieved public market valuations in excess of a billion dollars such as: TiVo, Cascade Communications, and Veri-Fone.
Andre Blumberg, Director, IT, CLP Hong Kong
Andre Blumberg is responsible for IT strategy and direction of CLP Group technology standards, policies and IT commercial agreements. He also provides vision and leadership across CLP in the development and implementation of viable and sustainable technology and business solutions that align with and enable CLP business strategy and achieve Group synergy. Blumberg leads and strategically manages the IT functions for CLP Power Hong Kong and ensures optimization of the IT investments, IT governance and integrity, regulatory and internal control compliance and development and delivery of IT infrastructure as well as operations and services.
Allen Yeung Tak-bun, Chief Corporate Development Officer, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks
Yeung is responsible for corporate strategic planning and market research in setting short term to long term corporation directions, global and mainland collaboration in forming strategic partnerships, corporate IT, incubating innovative technology startup companies, and providing advanced laboratory support facilities for innovation and technology development.
Past Winners
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CONTACT INFORMATION
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WINSTON R THOMAS: WINSTON@QUESTEXASIA.COM
SHEILA LAM: SLAM@QUESTEXASIA.COM
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