This week (20 May 2018) our Talent Unleashed winners will be landing in Silicon Valley to start their Talent Unleashed winners trip. During the trip they’ll tour some of the biggest and most innovative technology companies in the world as well as dining with head judge and Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak.
In our final spotlight piece on our 2017 winners we catch-up with the winners of our leadership categories.
In December 2017, Homeserve Membership CEO, Greg Reed picked up the EMEA regional winners prize for ‘Most Progressive Workplace Leader’ he then went on to pick up a global leadership award, securing his place on the winners trip in the process. Upon joining Homeserve, they had just come through a regulatory, reputational and commercial near-death experience. Since then Greg has helped a new HomeServe emerge; a commercially powerful business built on strong principles with the right culture of committed People delivering effortless service to customers.
Reflecting on his award win in December Greg said: “It is an absolute privilege to have been recognised with the award for Most Progressive Leader. I am really fortunate to lead a company that is commercially powerful, built on strong principles and a culture we are proud of. This award is a recognition of the efforts of all our People – a leader simply can’t be progressive without an amazing team who have all been instrumental in building the special culture we have at HomeServe.
“On a personal note, this award means a great deal to me. Always learning and developing as a leader is something that’s really important to me and spending time with some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs is a unique opportunity.”
Nick Whitehouse, Chief Digital Officer at McCarthyFinch & MinterEllisonRuddWatts will be joining Greg in Silicon Valley after picking up the award for global Most Disruptive Technology or Digital Leader at our awards ceremony in Melbourne.
Over the last two years Nick has led McCarthyFinch & MinterEllisonRuddWatts digital transformation, implementing wholesale technology change. This change programme resulted in the spawning of a world-leading Legal AI joint venture with Goat Ventures. Awarded Emerging ICT Leader of the Year and the youngest top ranked CIO in the annual CIO innovation awards, Nick has a unique history leading businesses through disruption and technology firsts.
You can keep up-to-date with our winners during their tour of Silicon Valley by searching for #UnleashedWinners across social media or following @UnleashedAwards on Twitter.
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