Outstanding Leader of the Year

Outstanding leadership means different things to different people.

The winner of our Outstanding Leader of the Year award will be someone who has demonstrated exceptional guidance, direction, integrity, decision-making, or inspirational leadership throughout their work in the cloud space.

Maybe they’ve led their business to demonstrable growth, positively impacted customers or employees, or is leading their organization from the front and taking bold, innovative steps into the future.


Nominees may be CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, Directors, Managers, but you don’t have to hold an ‘official’ management to be a great leader. We’re looking for anyone in the cloud industry who’s demonstrated exceptional leadership, no matter what their role.

Our judges will look for examples of courage, vision, impact on the nominee’s company or industry, innovativeness, outstanding engagement, and personal character.

Nominations can be submitted as a 300-word statement OR a 3-minute video highlighting how the nominee has hit all or some of the elements outlined in the category criteria; try and include as much tangible evidence as possible.

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Frank Recruitment Group is a global leader in staffing for IT professionals. Frank Recruitment Group is backed by TPG Growth, one of the world’s leading private equity firms, which counts Airbnb, Survey Monkey, and Spotify amongst its portfolio. Since 2006, the firm has helped to connect businesses of all sizes with permanent and contract workers; from start-ups in need of a single developer to international enterprise clients building a complete team in a new country. Launched with a simple mission—to become the experts in recruitment for niche and emerging technology markets—the company now operates seven brands and works out of 21 offices in nine countries.