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New Excellence Award Category for 2018: The Rising Star Award

Rising StarI’m pleased to announce a new award category for our 2018 Excellence Awards:

The Rising Star!

The rising start is specifically designed to recognise newcomers to the field of ITAM and the stars for the future. We welcome votes for ITAM professionals with less than three years experience who are demonstrating excellence and showing great potential in the field of ITAM.

Do you know a newcomer who has made an impact or achieved a great amount in a short space of time? why not vote for them and recognise their efforts.

Hurry!  Voting ends at the end of September.

Vote for your rising stars using the voting form on this page:

Other award categories include – ITAM Professional, Implementation, Innovation, Partner, Licensing Specialist and Lifetime Achievement award. Get your votes in now!

The 2018 ITAM Review Excellence Awards take place at the Hilton London Heathrow Terminal 5 on Friday 16th November, Further details here: (

Thanks to our panel of judges Kylie Fowler, Jochen Hagenlocher, Rachel Ryan, AJ Witt and head judge Colin Simmons.

Clockwise from top left: Colin, Kylie, Jochen, Martin, AJ, Rachel

Cheers, Martin

About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

Connect with Martin on LinkedIn.

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