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PUBLICIS SAPIENT LAUNCHES SECOND ANNUAL GLOBAL ENERGYTECH AWARDS

Awards are launched on a low-carbon site that saves energy

London, UK/New York, NY, June 7, 2022 - Following the success of its inaugural Global EnergyTech Awards last year, Publicis Sapient, a digital business transformation company, announced today the launch of its second annual Global EnergyTech Awards, a first-of-its kind awards program focused on technology within the global energy sector.  Startups and innovators from around the world that share a passion for digitally transforming the world of energy and are making a difference for the industry, its customers and the planet are encouraged to enter here by September 30, 2022.

Finalists will pitch to an esteemed judging panel for a shot at a truly transformative prize.

“We’re excited to bring back for a second year Publicis Sapient’s Global EnergyTech Awards.  There’s an increasing need for energy companies to partner with innovators to scale up the skills and technology required to reach both their own global net-zero goals,” said Joe Tabita, Energy Leader, EMEA & APAC, Publicis Sapient.  “With the transition to a carbon-zero future under way, we see a huge opportunity for digital to be a core ingredient as the industry transforms how it produces, stores, trades and delivers energy.”

Kapil Singhal, CEO of Vyntelligence, which won Standout Performer and Best Smart Network Solution at Publicis Sapient’s inaugural Global EnergyTech Awards last year, said:  “The race to net zero is on!  Publicis Sapient’s Global EnergyTech Awards serves as a great platform for innovators, digital experts and energy companies to work together to build green energy infrastructure faster and safer to offer customers smarter, greener solutions.  Vyntelligence’s video intelligence platform has saved re-works and material usage by 60%, site visits by 50% and accelerated installation times by 70%.  With the Vyn AI-powered knowledge base, workers are getting up-skilled and re-skilled to create a smarter workforce.  Combining this with Publicis Sapient’s reach and brand strength makes it possible for more businesses to realize these benefits, quickly.  It’s a win-vyn for all!"

Categories

Publicis Sapient’s Global EnergyTech Awards 2022 introduces three new categories this year to reflect the trends and challenges experts see across the industry:

o   [NEW] Best Smart City Solution:  Citizen-first solutions that enable better interconnection, better use of resources and less emissions

o   [NEW] Best Digital Marketing Solution:  Functionality, content or a new experience that delights and engages energy customers

o   [NEW] Best Network, Transport or Distribution Solution:  Creating sustainable benefits for energy customers, electric vehicle owners, networks and related systems

o   Best CleanTech:  Using digital technology to reduce energy consumption, increase the use of clean energy or improve energy efficiency

o   Best Solution Energy Trading:  Keeping the world’s energy moving with tech aimed at supply, trading, operations or risk management

o   Best Use of Data & Insights:  Using structured, unstructured and streaming data in an innovative way, including blockchain and AI solutions

o   Stand-out Performer:  An extraordinary innovation selected from all entries that deserves special recognition.

Prizes

In addition to public recognition, all Publicis Sapient Global EnergyTech Awards 2022 category winners will receive:

o   A one-to-one advisory session with a member of the judging panel

o   Two one-hour workshops with Publicis Sapient, with advice on scaling and accelerating winner’s product or solution

o   An editorial write-up in WIRED magazine

o   Their own startup corner at VivaTech 2023 – Europe’s largest tech event

Judges

Publicis Sapient’s Global EnergyTech Awards 2022 will be judged by a carefully selected panel of industry experts:  Devrim Celal – CEO, KrakenFlex; Elvira Fabrizio – SVP, Digital & IT, Eni; Paul Massara – Associate, Creative Destruction Lab; Dan Reinbold – VP, Information Services, Plains Midstream Canada; Damian Bunyan – CIO, Uniper; Sandeep Parmar General Manager, Digital Platforms & Operations, Suncor; Jason Gislason, Chief Digital Officer, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company; Joe Tabita – Energy Leader, EMEA & APAC, Publicis Sapient; Milind Godbole – Global Energy Lead, Publicis Sapient and Chris Foster – Chief Information and Innovation Officer, TC Energy.

The awards will be announced in November 2022.  More information is available here.

Publicis Sapient’s Global EnergyTech Awards 2022 are being launched on a low-carbon site. The awards page saves energy as it does not showcase photos, animation or video and features vector-based graphics, reduced copy, black background, anchor links, web-safe fonts and cleaner code.

About Publicis Sapient

Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation company. We partner global organizations to help them create and sustain competitive advantage in a world that is increasingly digital. We operate through our expert SPEED capabilities: Strategy and Consulting, Product, Experience, Engineering and Data, which combined with our culture of curiosity and deep industry knowledge, enables us to deliver meaningful impact to our clients’ businesses through reimagining the products and experiences their customers truly value. Our agile, data-driven approach equips our clients’ businesses for change, making digital the core of how they think and what they do. Publicis Sapient is the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe with 20,000 people and over 50 offices worldwide. For more information, visit publicissapient.com.

 

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