The 2022 Blockchain Transformation Awards

BTA trophyFormerly known as the Enterprise Blockchain Awards, the Blockchain Transformation Awards (BTAs) recognize the exceptional leaders, researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and service providers driving global blockchain transformation. Now in their fourth year, the awards honor those that have made a measurable difference within their ecosystems and across industries.

Nominations for the 2022 Blockchain Transformation Awards are now open.

The deadline for submitting a nomination is July 31, 2022. Finalists will be announced on September 26, 2022, and winners will be recognized at an awards gala in Toronto, Canada, on November 8, 2022.  Best of luck to all nominees!

Award Categories

Awards for Individuals

  • Blockchain Frontier Award: Recognizing educators, researchers, or scientists who have made exceptional gains in advancing our knowledge of the transformative power of blockchain technology.
  • Blockchain Leadership Award: Recognizing individuals who have shown exceptional leadership in driving blockchain collaboration or implementation within an enterprise, an industry, a government, or a multi-stakeholder organization.

 

Awards for Individuals OR Organizations

  • Blockchain for Good Award: New this year, the Blockchain for Good Award recognizes individuals or organizations that are using blockchain technology to advance the sustainability and well-being of life on our planet. Nominees in this category are tackling global challenges such as reducing inequality, combating climate change, improving health and education, and preserving aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. They are defining and measuring their progress in terms of the environment, social, and governance (ESG) framework that many companies and investors have increasingly embraced.

Awards for Organizations

  • Blockchain Entrepreneurship Award: Recognizing start-up companies or technology projects delivering innovative blockchain applications, protocols, or platforms that address blockchain implementation challenges in business, government, and nonprofit contexts.
  • Blockchain Services Award: Recognizing providers of blockchain technologies and services that are working to transform their clients’ operations, supply chains, or ecosystems. This award celebrates the tangible and long-term change that blockchain service providers are working to support.
  • Enterprise Transformation Award: Recognizing organizations using blockchain and intersecting technologies to transform their operations, industry, supply chain, or ecosystem. This award celebrates the tangible and long-term change that organizations are working to achieve.

 

2021 Highlights

2021 Winners

Blockchain Frontier Award

Honouring an individual who has made exceptional gains in advancing our knowledge of the transformative power of blockchain technology.

  • Dr. Wendy Charles, Chief Scientific Officer, BurstIQ

 

Blockchain Leadership Award

Honouring executives who have championed blockchain for their industries and organizations:

Public Leadership

  • Elizabeth M. Tanner, Esq., Director, Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation

Corporate Leadership

  • Dr. Andreas Dittrich, Head of Blockchain Solutions Center, T-Systems MMS, Deutsche Telekom AG

Entrepreneurial Leadership

  • Ken Ebert, CTO, Indicio

 

Blockchain Entrepreneurship Award

Recognizing a start-up companies or technology projects delivering innovative blockchain applications, protocols, or platforms:

Industry Applications

  • Astrella by AST Private Company Solutions

Provenance & Sustainability

  • aXedras AG

 

Blockchain Services Award

Recognizing providers of blockchain technologies and services who are transforming their clients’ operations, supply chains, or ecosystems.

Infrastructure

  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Tools & Middleware

  • Champ Titles

 

Enterprise Transformation Award 

Recognizing companies, government agencies, or nongovernmental entities using blockchain to transform themselves and their industry, supply chain, or ecosystem.

Organizational Transformation

  • TOKO Limited

Ecosystem Transformation 

  • Shinhan Bank

 

2020 Highlights

2020 winners

Blockchain Leadership

Honouring executives who have championed blockchain for their industries and organizations:
Ecosystem

  • Victoria Lemieux, University of British Columbia

Enterprise

  • Marley Gray, Microsoft

Entrepreneurship

  • Laura Bailey, CULedger

Innovative entrepreneurship in blockchain

Recognizing a start-up that provides innovative blockchain solutions to support enterprises in the journey to transform their businesses:
Industry solutions

  • BurstIQ

Supply Chain Applications

  • Chainyard

Technology & Platforms

  • Workwolf

Enterprise blockchain transformations

Recognizing companies embracing blockchain to transform their organization, based on a commitment to drive innovation:
Industry solutions

  • Solve.Care

Financial services

  • Provenance

Technology & Platforms

  • IBM Blockchain

Blockchain research 

Recognizing a researcher/academic who leverages blockchain technology to push boundaries of new business models:

Academic

  • Dr. Atefeh (Atty) Mashatan

Enterprise 

  • Fujitsu

2019 Highlights

2019 winners

Blockchain Leadership

Honouring executives who have championed blockchain for their industries and organizations:
Enterprise & industry leadership

  • Dale Chrystie, FedEx

Governance & policy leadership

  • Tonya M. Evans, University of New Hampshire School of Law

Community & ecosystem leadership

  • Bernie Moreno, Ownum

Innovative entrepreneurship in blockchain

Recognizing a start-up that provides innovative blockchain solutions to support enterprises in the journey to transform their businesses:
Enterprise solutions

  • Kaleido

Industry solutions

  • Power Ledger

Public sector services

  • Voatz

Enterprise blockchain transformations

Recognizing companies embracing blockchain to transform their organization, based on a commitment to drive innovation:
Industry services & solutions

  • IBM

Financial services

  • Quorum

Healthcare solutions

  • University Health Network

New frontier in enterprise blockchain research 

Recognizing a researcher/academic who leverages blockchain technology to push boundaries of new business models:

  • Eden Dhaliwal, Outlier Ventures

Young leaders 
Celebrating individuals under 19 who are pioneering their own blockchain innovations:

  • Alishba Imran