Linda Kiely of Voxpro won the Leading Female Award at the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2015 on Friday night. The Leading Female award in association with Vodafone is awarded to a leading female in technology who has contributed to business growth within their organisation.
The awards, which are in their sixteenth year in Ireland, demonstrate the strength of the indigenous technology sector in Ireland. Announcing the winners of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 programme, Joan O’Connor, Partner, Deloitte said: “Huge congratulations to the winning companies. The awards showcase the agility, innovation and strength of the industry. The winners epitomise these characteristics. What’s really encouraging is the ambition that is apparent amongst them. On average 58% of turnover amongst the winners is generated by exports. Furthermore, on average, over a quarter of turnover is spent on R&D. The winning companies are making their mark internationally and investing in their companies’ future.”
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards took place in Dublin on 13 November 2015, hosted by science and technology journalist, and founder of Whipsmart Media, Jonathan McCrea. Keynote speaker on the night was Paul Sallomi, Deloitte U.S. and Global Technology Sector Leader for Technology, Media and Telecoms.