Computerworld Hong Kong Awards 2014


Technology Company of the Year

Background of Technology Company of the Year
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.

  • 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.
  • 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

Submission Deadline: May 14, 2014 

Past CWHK Awards

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Submission Deadline: May 14, 2014 (Wednesday)

Judging Panel

Sunny Lee, Chairman, Hong Kong Computer Society CIO Board
Currently the vice-president (administration) of City University of Hong Kong, Sunny has more than 30 years of experience in business and technology management in both Hong Kong and overseas. He was executive director, IT, of The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), where he was member of Board of Management and had overall responsibility for Club's IT strategy and innovation. Prior to HKJC, he served at Towngas as Executive Committee Member and CIO. Sunny was also CEO of two strategic businesses, and Towngas Telecommunications.
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. He has also served a number of statutory bodies such as the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council ICT Services Advisory Committee.
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.

Specialties: Multi-cultural strategy design, innovation, primarily in technology companies, learning organizations, tolerance for ambiguity, learning from failure.
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