For this category we are looking for an employee or apprentice that has the greatest potential to become a tech leader of the future, and who has already demonstrated impressive progress in their career. From successful, innovative projects and being a part of company achievements, the Rising Star of the Year will already have put their mark on the tech industry.

What is the criteria?


  • Entries could be apprentices,new graduates, women returners or people who have had a career change.
  • The individual must be in their first technology-related role with a company based in Wales.
  • The individual must have been in that role for less than three years on 1 January 2022.


Applicants must be nominated by their company.

All individuals nominated must be informed and consent to their nomination.



What the judges are looking for

  • How the individual has met or exceeded challenging objectives set.
  • How the individual used innovative approaches and working practices to benefit their organisation.
  • The quantifiable impact the individual has had on their organisation in terms of sales, profits, or equivalent measure (e.g. new opportunity spotted, successful project completion).
  • How the individual has taken responsibility for their own personal development to ensure they adapt to their role. 


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