Recognising Leadership

Recognising inspiring leadership, vision and positive impact.

CogX Global Leadership Award

This award recognises the individual who has driven tremendous positive impact at a global scale through the adoption, creation or regulation of tech.

 

As the central theme of the CogX festival is “How do we get the next 10 years right?” this award goes to the the individual contributing the most to ensuring we are getting the next 10 years right.

Enterprise CXO Leader of the Year Award

Enterprise leaders carry a great responsibility to shape a company’s social values, ethical consciousness and profitability for the sake of both its customers and employees.

 

With this award, we want to recognise the outstanding leadership of CEOs/CTOs/CDOs/CIOs/ CHROs in driving development across various fields of finance, technology, business development, human resources and information technology.

Gender Equality Leader

Great strides have been made to address gender diversity in tech and business. In this category, we highlight one company that embraces female empowerment in all domains of life, acting as an example to the tech industry and paving the way towards full equality.

 

The real-life applicability of AI requires the inclusion of the female perspective, which has been under-represented for far too long. With this award, we hope to inspire other thought and tech leaders of today to champion gender equality.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

To develop technology that truly works for everyone, we must confront the continuing racial bias in our human societies. This award recognises tremendous help towards overcoming biases and making fairer decisions thereby building a more inclusive environment.

Outstanding Diversity Leader in AI

This award celebrates the contributions of a key player in the tech field, who has shown sustained commitment to responsible and cutting edge innovation, as well as mentorship and leadership within the community. They have distinguished themselves through their outstanding research calibre and a lifetime of scientific excellence, making magnificent contributions to the world of AI.

Outstanding Investor

Great innovators need great supporters. This award recognises an outstanding investor in AI who has been a leader in identifying and investing in disruptive technology.

Outstanding Leader in Accessibility

In working towards a more inclusive society, rapid advances in AI must address the need for accessibility. Designing tech that empowers disabled people and opens new opportunities for life in a complex digital world is essential to the vision of inclusivity. This award honours a company that works to make accessibility not the exception but the standard for future AI products.

Rising Star in Tech

To the starter company that has the potential to disrupt any billion dollar industry by coming up with groundbreaking technologies and reaching out to customers effectively.

Voice of Gen Z

As GenZ grows up with technology integrated into every aspect of their daily life it is key that they take part in the developments and conversations around the implications of breakthrough technology. This award recognises a GenZ-er who is a powerful voice within the tech community and is ensuring that technology is built and deployed with GenZ in mind.

Grand Jury Prize

This award recognises the best of the best.

CogX Outstanding Knowledge Expert

In times like these, we look to experts for guidance. Be it in business, government or medicine, these are the people that lay the foundations of society’s trust in our institutions. With this award, we highlight an individual who has contributed the most to CognitionX’s Knowledge Platform with outstanding knowledge in their subject area and the number of questions answered.

Sustainable Cities and Communities Leadership Award

Never before has the need for sustainable innovation been greater. We are faced with a situation that is threatening not merely our health, prosperity and ecological diversity, but our very survival as a species. What we need now is responsible and immediate leadership that will help galvanize the power of modern-day technology to solve this existential problem.

Recognising Leadership Awards

Award Categories

Recognising Leadership

Celebrating the innovators and change makers impacting our world in the last 12 months

Judges

Recognising inspiring leaders for their exemplary guidance, vision and the positive impact on individuals, organisations and their communities.

Recognising Leadership

Recognising the best in cutting edge innovation and the groundbreaking transformation leading us into the future and how we approach an artificially intelligent world.

Best Innovation

Recognising products and people who bring AI to life and by shaping our future will revolutionise our approach to real world problems.

Best Tech Product

Recognising an incredible commitment to democratising the adoption, creation or regulation of tech at a global scale.

Global Goals

Recognising those who have contributed their services with a passion and commitment to knowledge, society, culture, or innovation.

Outstanding Achievements & Research Contributions

Recognising industry pioneers developing clean and sustainable technologies that provide immediate and practical solutions to climate change.

Best Climate Innovation

Pascal Soriot, CEO - AstraZeneca

CogX Global Leadership Award

2021

Poppy Gustafsson, CEO - Darktrace

Enterprise CXO Leader of the year

2020

Lyric Jain, CEO - LogicallyAI

Rising Star in Tech

2021

Greta Thunberg

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Global Goals Impact Award: Individual

2019

Kehkashan Basu, Founder President -Green Hope Foundation

Global Goals Impact Award: Individual

2020

Microsoft

Global Goals Impact Award: Enterprise

2019

Rahmyn Kress, Chief Digital Officer & Founder - Henkel

Enterprise CXO leader of the year

2019

Fei Fei Li

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Outstanding woman in AI

2018

Award winners

Poppy Gustafsson, CEO, Darktrace

2020 Enterprise CXO Leader of the year

Lyric Jain, CEO, LogicallyAI

2021 Rising Star in Tech

Greta Thunberg

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2019 Global Goals Impact Award: Individual

Kehkashan Basu, Founder President, Green Hope Foundation

2020 Global Goals Impact Award: Individual

Microsoft

2019 Global Goals Impact Award: Enterprise

Rahmyn Kress, Chief Digital Officer & Founder, Henkel

2019 Enterprise CXO leader of the year

Fei Fei Li

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2018 Outstanding woman in AI

Pascal Soriot, CEO, AstraZeneca

2021 CogX Global Leadership Award

Pascal Soriot, CEO, AstraZeneca

2021 CogX Global Leadership Award

Poppy Gustafsson, CEO, Darktrace

2020 Enterprise CXO Leader of the year

Lyric Jain, CEO, LogicallyAI

2021 Rising Star in Tech

Greta Thunberg

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2019 Global Goals Impact Award: Individual

Kehkashan Basu, Founder President, Green Hope Foundation

2020 Global Goals Impact Award: Individual

Microsoft

2019 Global Goals Impact Award: Enterprise

Rahmyn Kress, Chief Digital Officer & Founder, Henkel

2019 Enterprise CXO leader of the year

Fei Fei Li

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2018 Outstanding woman in AI

CEO & Founder, Kids Code Jeunesse

Kate Arthur

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Deeptech industry expert, Choose Paris Region

Thomas Fauvel

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Senior Venture Manager,
Creative Destruction Lab

Sarah Jones

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Professor of Computer Science King's College London

Michael Luck

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Education & Healthcare Technologies Investor and Advisor

Alan Greenberg

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Head of the Office for Artificial Intelligence, Office for Artificial Intelligence

Sana Khareghani

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Managing Director

Numenos

Terry von Bibra

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Kate Arthur

CEO & Founder, Kids Code Jeunesse

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Thomas Fauvel

Deeptech industry expert, Choose Paris Region

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Sarah Jones

Senior Venture Manager,
Creative Destruction Lab

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Michael Luck

Professor of Computer Science - King's College London

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Alan Greenberg

Education & Healthcare Technologies Investor and Advisor

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Sana Khareghani

Head of the Office for Artificial Intelligence, Office for Artificial Intelligence

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Terry von Bibra

Managing Director, Numenos