IABM announces shortlist for 2023 IABM Annual Awards
Winners to be announced on 7 December at Awards dinner in London
IABM today announced the shortlisted candidates for the IABM Annual Awards. These awards recognize excellence and achievement across six categories: Andrew Jones Young Person of the Year; Technology Leader of the Year; Broadcast/Media Company of the Year; Community Impact Award; M&E Mentoring Award; and Environmental Sustainability.
The eventual winners of the IABM Annual Awards will be announced at a special Awards dinner on Thursday 7 December at the Novotel London West Hotel in London. The Awards evening follows the BaM Live™ London event, which runs from 9am that day. You can reserve your place at both of these events here.
In addition to the announcement of the winners of the IABM Annual Awards, the winner of the Peter Wayne Golden BaM Award® will also be revealed – chosen as the very best of the best from the 20 BaM Award® winners announced at NAB Show and IBC this year.
The shortlisted candidates for each IABM Annual Awards category are:
Andrew Jones Young Person of the Year
- Awa N’Diaye – Senior Account Executive, Manor Marketing
- James Hume – Systems Engineer, ES Broadcast
- Mark Christou – Account Manager, Public Service Broadcast, Arqiva
- Oliver Simpson – Associate Engineer, Techex
- Tom Russell – Technical Intern, Solent Productions (within Solent University)
Technology Leader of the Year
- Antonio G. Corrado – Founder & CEO, MainStreaming
- Gefei Lu – Head of Product Development, Content Creation & Production, Vizrt
- Mark A. Aitken – Sr. VP, Advanced Technology, Sinclair Broadcast Group; President, ONE Media Technologies
- Mikael Wahlberg – EVP of Engineering, Backlight
- Paulette Pantoja – Founder and CEO, Blu Digital Group
Technology Leader of the Year – in memoriam
- Peter Wharton – Chief Strategy and Cloud Officer, TAG Video Systems
Media/Broadcast Company of the Year
Community Impact Award
M&E Mentoring award
“While most of the attention in our industry is inevitably focused on the technological developments that are driving it forward, these all stem from the creative minds that have the ideas and the tenacity to make them reality,” said Jerry Gepner, CEO at IABM. “The IABM Annual Awards give our great industry the opportunity to celebrate these inspiring people and companies. Today, it is about more than just the technology – it’s also how they have a positive effect on the environment, provide aspirational role models, and inspire and nurture the next generation. All the shortlisted people and companies embrace these attributes; the eventual winners will richly deserve the recognition the IABM Annual Awards bestow.”
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