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Last Year's Awards

Read more about Hadeel Ayoub and the rest of our winners here and take inspiration as you craft your own story and make your way to becoming a technology playmaker.

Last year's winner

Hadeel Ayoub, BrightSign
Technology Playmaker of the Year 2018 Award

Hadeel is the founder and CEO of BrightSign, an award-winning wearables start-up providing assistive technology for people with non-verbal disabilities. She is also a designer, programmer and researcher in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) & Assistive Technology. Hadeel’s mission is to give a voice to those who are unable to speak.

Hadeel Ayoub
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Floortje van Bovene

Sustainability Innovator of the Year 2018

Floortje is co-Founder of Spectral, an Amsterdam-based tech development and system integration company in the smart energy domain. Within Spectral, Floortje has adopted the role of CFOO, graphic designer, and business analyst. By applying big data, IoT and blockchain technology, she and her team aim to revolutionise how we generate and consume energy.

Floortje van Bovene

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