CyberPress or the IT Journalists Association of the Philippines has just launched its annual year end celebration called CyberPress Awards. The awarding ceremony was held at the Arts in the City events center in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig. All tech enthusiasts and IT big names gathered from all over the IT industry to recognize all the of the Philippines’ best IT people.
Here is the complete list of winners:
IT Company of the Year – Samsung Philippines
Samsung Philippines clearly dominated the tech market with their topnotch tech gadgets and increasing sales.
IT Product of the Year – DOST’s Project Noah
Project Noah is a great program that is engineered to help the lives of several people who are devastated with typhoons.
IT Startup of the Year – PayrollHero
PayrollHero makes use of the employees face as the primary biometric when logging in to their work. In this way, Payroll Hero debunks all ghost employees online.
IT Story of the Year – Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012
Undoubtedly, this story had stirred up the tension and rage of protests from several Pinoy netizens especially Facebook users.
IT Executive of the Year - IBM Philippines’ head honcho Mariels Almeda Winhoffer is the first female Country General Manager for the IBM Philippines and was recognized by IT journalists for leading the company in a number of initiatives, including building up the country as a social analytics hub for IBM.
Lifetime Achievement Awardee – Diosdado “Dado” Banatao
The current chairman of the PhilDev Forum is the Silicon Valley-based Filipino tech icon.