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Australia’s top ‘digital disruptors’ crowned

Award-winners helping to build "Australia's digital future".

Some of the country’s most innovative individuals, companies and teams have been honoured at the 2018 ACS Digital Disruptors Awards.

The winners were announced at an awards ceremony held on Thursday 1 November and exclusively aired on Your Money on Saturday 3 November.

The ceremony followed the 2018 ACS Reimagination Thought Leaders’ Summit and, according to ACS CEO Andrew Johnson, are part of efforts to “build Australia’s digital future”.

The winners of the 2018 ACS Digital Disruptors Awards:

ICT Professional of the Year
Dheeran Velu, CBA Strategic IT

ICT Student of the Year
Steve Nouri, University of Technology Sydney

ICT Educator of the Year
Ana Hol, Western Sydney University

ICT Researcher of the Year
Joseph Liu, Monash University

Young ICT Professional of the Year (Male)
Patrick Stoddart, DXC

Young ICT Professional of the Year (Female)
Chloe Skafte, Commonwealth Bank

CXO Disruptor of the Year
Emma Lo Russo, Digivizer

Service Transformation for the Digital Consumer (Corporate)
AGL Energy

Service Transformation for the Digital Consumer (Government)
Northern Territory Government (Department of Corporate and Information Services & Department of Health)

Service Transformation for the Digital Consumer (Not-for-profit)
Royal Life Saving Society of Western Australia and Diversus

Skills Transformation of Work Teams (Small – under 20)
BDO Australia

Skills Transformation of Work Teams (Medium – 21-200)
Perth Internet of Things

Skills Transformation of Work Teams (Large – 200+)
Edith Cowan University

Best New Disruptive Tech Platform
Staybil

Hear from the 2018 winners in the video above as they are interviewed by Your Money’s James Daggar-Nickson.

Your Money is media partner of the ACS Digital Disruptors Awards. 

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