Britain’s tech elite honoured at the PwC UK Tech Awards

By Alex Wood 12 November 2015

The best of British was on show at the annual PwC UK Tech Awards.

The brightest minds in British technology gathered for the annual PwC UK Tech Awards.

The awards celebrate the personalities, fastest growing companies and most innovative ideas from across the country. A firm fixture in the annual events calendar, this year’s event was hosted by the BBC’s Louise Minchin.

Winners included Skyscanner who were recognised for their innovative use of technology to shake up the travel industry. The billion-dollar Edinburgh-based business saw sales of over £93m last year.

2015 UK Tech Awards winners

Fund Manager of the Year International Biotechnology Trust plc
Innovation of the Year Essensys
Journalist of the Year Murad Ahmed, Financial Times
Deal of the Year Optimal Payments
Tech in the Digital Economy  Skyscanner
Achievement of the Year Sophos
Growth Business Avecto
Personality of the Year John Hughes, Telecity Group plc
Company of the Year Micro Focus International plc