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Showcasing your success with data

This annual program recognizes the best of the best organizations: leaders of industry and creators of innovative solutions leveraging the Cloudera platform. We showcase the impact your projects have within your organization, on your business’ bottom line, and on the world.

Congratulations to our Finalists.

We look forward to seeing you at the virtual awards celebration!

November 18, 9:00am PST | 12:00pm EST | 5:00pm BST | 6:00pm CEST. 


The winning organizations' implementations demonstrate outstanding objectives in their mission, technical advancement, and overall impact.

Highlighting achievements in 7 categories, here are this year's finalists

The 2020 Data Impact Awards recognize organizations’ achievements with the Cloudera platform in seven categories:

Connect the data lifecycle

Organizations that have tackled transformative business use cases by connecting multiple parts of the data lifecycle to collect, enrich, secure, report, serve, and predict

Globe Telecom

Mobile TeleSystems (MTS)

Reliance Industries Ltd.


United Overseas Bank

Data for Enterprise AI

Organizations that have built and deployed systems for enterprise-scale machine learning and have industrialized AI to automate, secure, and standardize data-driven decision making

Bank of America



Gazprombank OAO
Enterprise Data Cloud

Organizations that are driving business innovation and agility by modernizing their data architecture and optimizing their infrastructure to unlock the value from data anywhere - in the private cloud or across hybrid and multiple public clouds

DBS Bank


Service Management Group

West Midlands Police
Data Security and Governance

Organizations that have centralized management, security, and governance of their data and metadata policies, ensuring consistent data lineage, and control

Carrefour Spain

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany


PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia Tbk.
Data Champions

Organizations whose IT administration provides the agility a business requires, without putting the business at risk, and embraces a pattern of technology adoption that prioritizes speed

Bank Mandiri

Commerzbank AG

OVO (PT Visionet Internasional)

Southern California Edison
Data for Good

Organizations that have tackled some of the most challenging issues affecting society and the planet, making what was impossible yesterday possible today and transforming the future

Discovery Health

Keck Medicine of USC

Reliance Jio

Rush University Medical Center
Industry Transformation

Organizations that move their business to the next level and disrupt their industry by identifying new technologies, applying new skills, and operationalizing processes




Vodafone Automotive

Data Impact Award prizes

Recognition as an industry leader

You will be recognized as a Data Impact Award winner in the official announcement via press release and promoted on social media. Additionally, we’ll offer you the opportunity to share your story via one of our many customer engagement forums to promote your innovation!

Attend a complimentary Cloudera OnDemand course

With over a dozen expertly designed courses, Cloudera OnDemand offers an industry-leading, dynamic training curriculum.

Be our guest at the Data Impact Awards virtual celebration

Join the elite group of award winners as our VIP guest, as we honor and highlight your achievements and contributions.

Exclusive access to the Cloudera Data Platform

Winners will receive 60 days of unlimited access to the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) for Public Cloud. 

We recognize that some organizations will not allow acceptance of gifts or prizes, and thus neither will be provided where it violates applicable ethics rules. Winners will still receive recognition.


Tony Baer Principal, dbInsight
Mike Barlow Cumulus Partners
Paige Bartley Senior Analyst, Data, AI & Analytics, 451 Research
Andrew Brust Founder & CEO at Blue Badge Insights; ZDNet Contributor and GigaOm Analyst
Philip Carnelley Research Director, IDC Europe
James E. Curtis Senior Analyst, Data, AI & Analytics, 451 Research
Jessie Cai Danqing Senior Research Manager, IDC Asia Pacific
Jessica Davis Senior Editor, InformationWeek/Informatech
Bertrand Gare Chief Editor, L'Informaticien
Bob Gourley CTO and Founder, OODA LLC
Doug Henschen Vice President and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research
Nick Heudecker VP Analyst, Gartner
Philip Howard Research Director, Bloor Research
Michael Hülskötter IT blogger & B2B Influencer,
Roy Illsley Chief Analyst, IT & Enterprise, Omdia
Doug Laney Principal, Data & Analytics Strategy, Caserta
Cornelia Lévy-Bencheton Principal, CLB Strategic Consulting, LLC
Tony Lock Distinguished Analyst and Director of Engagement, Freeform Dynamics
Chris Marshall Associate Vice President, Data, Analytics and AI, IDC
Nick McQuire Vice President, Enterprise Research, CCS Insight
David Menninger SVP & Research Director, Ventana Research
Patrick Moorhead Founder, President, Principal Analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy
Sanjeev Mohan Research Analyst, Gartner
Danny Mu Principal Analyst, Forrester
Yves Mulkers Industry Analyst, Data & Analytics Architect, 7wData
Holger Mueller Principal Analyst & VP, Constellation Research
Daniel Newman Principal Analyst and Founding Partner, Futurum Research
Carl Olofson Research Vice President, IDC
John Pardey Chief Editor, IT-Administrator Magazine
Agatha Poon Research Director, 451 Research
Shiv Putcha Founder and Principal Analyst, Mandala Insights, Mandala Insights
Adam Ronthal VP Analyst – Data Management and Analytics, Gartner
John Santaferraro Research Director, EMA
Dave Schubmehl Research Director, IDC
Jen Stirrup Data Whisperer, Data Relish
Brian Wood Research Director, Dresner Advisory Services
Alex Woodie Managing Editor, Datanami

“The Data Impact Awards: this is the 'academy awards' of data solutions.”

— Bob Gourley, Founder Crucial Point and Publisher,; 2018 Data Impact Awards judge

More details

  • Nominees must be on the Cloudera platform running in a production environment to qualify. Nominees need not be paying Cloudera Enterprise customers.
  • Cloudera will treat data collected from you in accordance with the Cloudera privacy policy.
  • Click here for Official Rules and more details.

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