We are excited to announce our 2019 Dell Technologies Customer Award Winners and celebrate them at Dell Technologies World. These customers have partnered across Dell Technologies and are achieving incredible business and technology transformation results within the seven technology leaders: Dell, Dell EMC, Pivotal, RSA, Secureworks, Virtustream and VMware.
This year, our winners have been awarded in two different categories: Innovators and Trailblazers. The Innovators are recognized for achieving impressive Application, IT, Workforce or Security transformation results with Dell Technologies. They are driving human progress with technology as an enabler. We are awarding Next, Bradesco Digital Bank, Draper, and McLaren with the Innovators Award for their efforts in Application, Workforce, and Security Transformation at their companies.
A leader in engineering practices, science, and research and development, Draper is changing the way the world works. Dell Technologies is behind some of the most interesting and impactful projects at Draper, such as working with NASA to go back to the moon and tracking data from microplastics in our oceans. Learn more here.
McLaren Group is one of the world’s most illustrious high technology brands, including McLaren Racing, McLaren Automotive and McLaren Applied Technologies. Dell Technologies is supporting the growth and speed of innovation across the McLaren Group businesses, from servers and storage capability in the stacks and the racks of equipment in the garage to security. Learn more here.
Next, Bradesco Digital Bank
Brazilian bank Bradesco introduced NEXT Bank, a mobile-only bank that empowers millennials and their lifestyle. By partnering with Dell Technologies, the bank developed a platform that follows the customer’s lifecycle from predictive feedback and machine learning algorithms, enhancing overall customer experience.
The Trailblazers are customers undertaking significant Application, IT, Workforce or Security Transformation within their organizations in partnership with Dell Technologies. They are innovating for their customers, industry, and communities with technology as an enabler. This year’s Trailblazers are Carnival Corporation, USAA, and Woolworths Group for their journey in Application, Workforce, and IT Transformation.
Carnival Corporation is the world's largest leisure travel company with a portfolio of nine of the world's leading cruise lines. The company is utilizing Dell Technologies hardware and VMware software to power the Ocean Experience Platform – The World’s most extensive and advanced Experience Internet of Things (xIOT) solution focused on enhancing the guest experience through personalization and friction elimination.
Woolworths Group looks after some of Australia's most trusted and celebrated brands in the retail industry. With leading brands across food, drinks, hotels, and general merchandise, Woolworths Group’s purpose is to create better experiences together to better people’s lives. Woolworths Group is partnering with Dell Technologies to support the Group's multi-cloud strategy. The strategy will allow them to provide more flexible, quicker speed to market and more cost effective platforms and services to support and enhance their retail and customer capabilities.
The USAA family of companies provides insurance, banking, investments, retirement products, and advice to current and former members of the U.S. military and their families. The organization worked with Dell Technologies to implement a major workforce transformation initiative to enable the company's customer service associates to work from any location, supporting members, many of whom are active duty, anywhere.
Here's where these customers will be showing up at World:
Topgolf Party – Sunday, April 28th
We are pleased to show our appreciation and celebrate the success of our customer award winners and customer advocates through the Customer Appreciation Event to be held at Topgolf Las Vegas on April 28th (invitation only). This event is an opportunity to recognize our strategic customers and visionary advocates who go out of their way to support Dell Technologies. We will also be conducting an awards ceremony hosted by Karen Quintos, Dell Technologies Chief Customer Officer, to highlight our winners!
Customer Award Panel – Monday, April 29th
Stop by and see our innovators and trailblazers live as they discuss their journeys and describe how they have achieved incredible business results during our Customer Award Panels. The Innovator award winners will go live on Dell TV Monday, April 29th at 2:25 PM to highlight how they have made an impact with their innovative use of technology. Then, the Trailblazers will be on at 4:00 PM to showcase their transformation journeys.
McLaren Customer Showcase on the Expo Floor – Monday, April 29th to Wednesday, May 1st
Come and visit the McLaren Group showcase booth where you can check out the Formula One car and compete with your fellow attendees on Alienware based e-sports races to win prizes. You can also get real-time analytics on your heartbeat and pulse as you race thanks to McLaren’s monitoring capabilities.
Executive Summit – Monday, April 29th to Wednesday, May 1st
Executive Summit will take place at Dell Technologies World where we will host 150 C-level customers globally. As part of this event, Karen McElhatton, CIO, McLaren will join Marius Haas on-stage for the ‘Customer Spotlight’ where she will share personal insights into how McLaren has achieved Real Transformation with Dell Technologies.
Analyst Spotlight – Monday, April 29th
McLaren will join Baillie Gifford on stage for the customer spotlight session which forms a core part of the Analyst Program at Dell Technologies World. McLaren is a shining example of how customers are transforming their businesses by using all that Dell Technologies has to offer. They will tell their story to more than 100 industry analysts and explain how Dell Technologies helps them achieve their objectives. transformation and security transformation.
Analyst Luncheon – Tuesday, April 30th
As part of the Dell Technologies World Analyst Program our Global Analyst Relations team has invited more than 100 industry analysts from firms like Gartner, IDC and others to join 20 Dell Technologies customers for lunch (invitation only). The lunch provides a great opportunity for information sharing with analysts and customers matched according to coverage areas and research interests. Draper and McLaren will be hosting tables.