Women in Technology and Data Awards 2018 – All the Winners

The winners of the 24 categories making up this year's Women in Technology and Data Awards were announced on Friday March 9 at a luncheon in London.

Debra Walton Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters' Debra Walton won the trailblazer (lifetime achievement) award at this year's Women in Technology and Data Awards in London.

Thomson Reuters' Debra Walton and Bloomberg's Sallianne Taylor won the two highest-profile categories of this year's awards: the trailblazer (lifetime achievement) and WatersTechnology's woman of the year awards, respectively.

Below is the list of category winners in the inaugural Women in Technology and Data Awards. All 24 category write-ups will appear in the April 2018 issue of Waters magazine.  

  • Best company for diversity and inclusion – Tata Consultancy Services Ltd
  • Consultant of the year – Cristina Mures, CJC Ltd
  • Data science professional of the year – Stephanie Clarke, Broadridge Financial Solutions
  • EDM professional of the year – Georgia Prothero, Schroders
  • Engineer/programmer of the year – Kate Stepp, FactSet
  • Exchange professional of the year – Karen O’Connor, trueEx
  • Legal/compliance professional of the year – Jennifer Keser, Tradeweb Markets
  • Market data professional of the year – Patti Sachs, Citigroup
  • Reference data professional of the year – Aouda Bellout, Schroders
  • Rising star (end-user) – Kari-Anne Clayton, Deutsche Bank
  • Rising star (vendor) – Hella Hoffmann, Thomson Reuters
  • Risk professional of the year – Boryana Racheva-Iotova, FactSet
  • Startup professional of the year – Emma Margetts, Visible Alpha
  • Support professional of the year (end-user) – Anitha Iniyavan, RBC Capital Markets
  • Support professional of the year (vendor) – Dawn Patrick, Numerix
  • Technology innovator of the year (end-user) – Kim Prado, RBC Capital Markets
  • Technology innovator of the year (vendor) – Jennifer Peve, Depository Trust and Clearing Corp
  • Technology leader of the year (end-user) – Wendy Redshaw, Deutsche Bank
  • Technology leader of the year (vendor) – Bethany Baer, IHS Markit
  • Trade execution professional of the year – Mariya Kurchuk, Pragma Securities
  • Trailblazer (lifetime achievement) – Debra Walton, Thomson Reuters
  • Vendor partnership or alliance professional of the year – Wendy Collins, UnaVista (London Stock Exchange Group)
  • Vendor professional of the year – Veronica Augustsson, Cinnober Financial Technology
  • WatersTechnology’s woman of the year – Sallianne Taylor, Bloomberg
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