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This Year's Winners

Congratulations to all of the Booking.com 2019 Technology Playmaker Award winners. Find out more about them below.

This year's winner

Linda Liukas, Hello Ruby and Rails Girls
The 2019 Technology Playmaker of the Year

Linda is the author and illustrator of Hello Ruby, a children’s picture book series translated into 25 languages about the whimsical world of computer science. She is the Founder of Rails Girls, a global movement to teach young women programing in over 300 cities.

Linda Liukas

Beena Ammanath

Business Leader

Beena is the Founder and CEO of non-profit organization Humans For AI, which aims to simplify AI for everyone. She is also Global Vice President for AI & Innovation at HPE. She is leveraging AI to increase the number of women in tech.

Beena Ammanath

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