Meet our global judges
Our global judges will select one winner for each of the four categories, from the pool of regional winners across the globe.
Co-founder & partner, SMB Group
Laurie brings more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry to her current role as cofounder and partner at SMB Group.
Director of Transformation, BDO Global
Becca is responsible for bringing together and aligning the business services offering across BDO's 164 member firms around a common purpose to drive value to their clients and their own business.
Global Head of Partnerships, Stripe
Jeanne oversees Stripe’s relationships with financial partners such as leading banks and card networks, major technology partnerships, and overall business development.
John is an entrepreneur with over 30 years of business expertise. He has a background in venture capital, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions, building, plus experience growing software companies and highly motivated teams.
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy
As CEO, Sukhinder leads the growth and performance of Xero globally. With more than 25 years’ in Silicon Valley as a CEO, digital leader and board member, she has experience building and scaling global companies including Google, Amazon, Yodlee, Joyus and StubHub.
EGM, Customer Experience, Xero
Nigel leads the award-winning global customer experience team at Xero. His teams present knowledge, enable community collaboration, and provide digital support to the exponentially growing customer base, which currently sits over 3.7m subscribers.
Meet our US judges
Our US judges will select one winner for each of the four categories, from the pool of entries from across the US.
Founder and CEO, Xendoo
Lil serves as CEO and founder of Xendoo, a cloud-based fintech company based in the Greater Miami region. Xendoo specializes in online bookkeeping and accounting focused on the small business owner.
CEO, Sustainable GOAT
Steve is the founder and CEO of Sustainable GOAT, a leader in the sustainability-focused media space. Steve believes that intentionality, circularity and community at a global scale are the keys to unlocking the future of our planet.
Head of US Digital Partnerships, BMO
Andrew is head of US Digital Partnerships at BMO. His work focuses on creating value for customers by working with fintechs, big techs and accelerators across North America.
Publisher and entrepreneur
Ramon is the publisher of BWCDaily.com and ZoneofGenius.com and an entrepreneur who has started five companies and sold three of them. As founder and leader of CelebrityCEO.com, he helps coaches and consultants get more attention for their businesses and become better known to their future customers.
US Country Manager, Xero
Ben is responsible for driving Xero’s growth in the United States. In 2013, he joined Xero as New Zealand sales director where he led the business' national growth and spearheaded Xero's global agriculture strategy. Prior to joining Xero, Ben worked in a large regional accounting practice before joining New Zealand's largest telecommunications company in a senior accounting role.
Senior Account Manager, Xero
Kelly is a senior account manager at Xero.
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