Past Winners

ARN congratulates all nominees, finalists and winners.

ARN 30 under 30 Tech Awards Winners 2020


SALES

This award honours sales professionals who go above and beyond in the daily working lives. You should demonstrate excellence and a vital contribution to your current employer and a burning desire to progress your career.


  • Haowei Guo, AWS
  • Andrew Sabo, Cisco
  • Lauren Young, Citrix
  • Luke Swetman, Google
  • Georgia Nelson, Ingram Micro
  • Ellie Johnston, The Missing Link


ENTREPRENEUR

This award champions entrepreneurs who have taken the plunge and followed their passions to the start-up community. Roles including: founder, CEO, owner, partner, managing director.


  • Callum McDonald, CSW-IT
  • Mikel Wellsmore, Elevate Technology
  • Jesse de Haan, Layer 8 Security
  • Jamie Cerexhe, Mastt
  • Fergus Creese, My Careers


MARKETING

This award honours marketing professionals who go above and beyond in the daily working lives. You should demonstrate excellence and a vital contribution to your current employer and a burning desire to progress your career.


  • Shalini Karthikeyan, Cisco Meraki
  • Stephanie Gray, InfoTrust
  • Sophie Fielding, Okta
  • Alexandra Skerritt, Veeam
  • Emma Heath, VMware


MANAGEMENT

This award recognises managers who go above and beyond in the daily working lives. You should demonstrate excellence and a vital contribution to your current employer and a burning desire to progress your career.


  • Natalia Crasta, Arrow ECS ANZ
  • Laurence Duguay, DigiTech - PwC
  • Lucy Grigg, Mimecast
  • Gabe Marzano, NEXTGEN Distribution
  • Callum Walker, The Missing Link
  • Kathryn Roger, Vocus


TECHNICAL

This award honours individuals who possess superior technical expertise and innovation skills. You should go above and beyond in your daily working life, demonstrate excellence and a vital contribution to your current employer, and a burning desire to progress your career.


  • Nikita Dhami, DXC Technology
  • Sitara Charles, NBN Co
  • Ashish Mathur, NTT
  • Jen Liu, VMware
  • Emily McCarthy, Vocus


HUMAN RESOURCES

This award honours HR professionals who go above and beyond in the daily working lives. You should demonstrate excellence and a vital contribution to your current employer and a burning desire to progress your career.


  • Kirralee Richardson, Aussie Broadband
  • Chelsea O'Hanlon, DXC Technology
  • Valerie Xie, Fujitsu



ARN 30 under 30 Tech Awards Winners 2019


SALES

This award honours sales professionals who go above and beyond in the daily working lives. You should demonstrate excellence and a vital contribution to your current employer and a burning desire to progress your career.


  • Penny Rhode, Araza
  • Roger Rivera, Arrow ECS ANZ
  • Jayati Gulati, blueAPACHE
  • Daniel Quattrocchi, Cisco
  • Lauren Escalona, Datto
  • Tegan Stuart, Green Light Worldwide
  • Kate Basten, Juniper Networks
  • Jack Haynes, Sophos
  • Halen Youles, The Missing Link
  • Aurélie Viger, Vibrato


ENTREPRENEUR

This award champions entrepreneurs who have taken the plunge and followed their passions to the start-up community. Roles including: founder, CEO, owner, partner, managing director.


  • Brendan Dunne, BDC Services
  • Callum McDonald, CSW-IT
  • Ilia Vince, Qubasoft


MARKETING

This award honours marketing professionals who go above and beyond in the daily working lives. You should demonstrate excellence and a vital contribution to your current employer and a burning desire to progress your career.


  • Matthew Kusi-Appauh, Aussie Broadband
  • Nathan Matthews, HP
  • Sharlie Raymond, Outcomex
  • Kathleen Grahame, Sophos
  • Matthew Wu, Telstra


MANAGEMENT

This award recognises managers who go above and beyond in the daily working lives. You should demonstrate excellence and a vital contribution to your current employer and a burning desire to progress your career.


  • Amy Reynolds, APCD
  • Jason Duerden, BlackBerry Cylance
  • Tayler Feigl, Datto
  • Lorna Guerin, Nextgen
  • Christopher Demery, Seccom Global


TECHNICAL

This award honours individuals who possess superior technical expertise and innovation skills. You should go above and beyond in your daily working life, demonstrate excellence and a vital contribution to your current employer, and a burning desire to progress your career.


  • Raymond Lie, Dimension Data
  • Cameron Zivkovic, Insight
  • Priom Mashuk, Insentra
  • Ramon Valery, Rubrik
  • Matt Watson, Solista


HUMAN RESOURCES

This award honours HR professionals who go above and beyond in the daily working lives. You should demonstrate excellence and a vital contribution to your current employer and a burning desire to progress your career.


  • Cara Perks, Araza
  • Molly Rowe, Vibrato



Emerging Leaders Forum 2018


Vendor Category Winner: James Bergl, Datto


Distributor Category Winner: Daniel Danielli, Arrow ECS ANZ & James Walters, NEXTGEN


Partner Category Winner: Damian Zammit, Thomas Duryea Logicalis


Start-Up Category Winner: Darren Gore, Calibre One



Emerging Leaders Forum 2017


Vendor Category Winner: Liesel Scaife - Veeam


Distributor Category Winner: Larissa Crabb - Westcon-Comstor


Partner Category Winner: Jon Paior - Geek


Start-Up Category Winner: Ana Ouriques - Ruppells Griffon



Emerging Leaders Forum 2016


Vendor Category Winner: Amy Webb, Nimble Storage


Distributor Category Winner: Lisa Youlden, NEXTGEN


Partner Category Winner: Jules Rumsey, Cloud Plus


Start-up Category Winner: Navneesh Garg, Adactin