Transform Awards Log

Congratulations to our 2024 Finalists!

Winners will be announced during Transform 2024 at Wynn Las Vegas.

The Transform 10: Finalists

The Transform 10 recognizes the ten most inspirational executive leaders who are leading transformation across their areas of influence and moving the world of work forward. These are the people-centric, global changemakers challenging the status quo through business, venture, or entrepreneur leadership.

Jose Cong

Sameer Ahuja
President
GameChanger

Jose Cong

Reema Batnagar
VP, People
Pixar

Jose Cong

Mahima Chawla
CEO & Co-founder
Cocoon

Jose Cong

Lybra Clemons
Former Chief Diversity Officer
ex-Twilio

Jose Cong

Jose Cong
VP of Talent & Culture
Humane, Inc.

Shay McAllister

Ted Deutch
CEO
American Jewish Committee

Shay McAllister

Marissa Huang
Operating Partner
Playground Global

Shay McAllister

David Landman
Talent Strategist 
ex-Goldman Sachs

Shay McAllister

Leander LeSure
Chief People & Diversity Officer
Smarsh

Shay McAllister

Shay McAlister
Anchor/ Investigative Reporter
Tegna

Mita Mallick

Leslie Neitzel
CHRO
Carrot Fertility

Mita Mallick

Rebecca Port
Chief People Officer
10x Genomics

Mita Mallick

James Reinhart
CEO
thredUP

Mita Mallick
Mita Mallick

Mita Mallick
Head of DEI
Carta

Paul Wolfe

Mihir Shukla
CEO and Co-Founder
Automation Anywhere

Paul Wolfe

Julie Sowash
Executive Director
Disability Solutions

Paul Wolfe

Pat Wadors
Chief People Officer
UKG

Paul Wolfe

Tod Walrath
CEO
ShiftMed

Paul Wolfe

Paul E. Wolfe
Human First Leadership Advocate

Category Award Finalists

Celebrating the most innovative programs and inspiring initiatives that positively impact workplaces, team cultures, and communities for the better.

The Innovators: Transformative Tech of the Year

Recognizes the companies with the most transformative tech-enabled solutions and products impacting the way we work and live.

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Team Builder: Connected Culture of the Year

Celebrates the company with the most thoughtful and effective model for creating a thriving distributed workforce.

Inclusion Champion: DEI Initiative of the Year

Celebrates the company with the most sustainable and impactful approach to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Dayforce
Difference Maker: Social Impact Initiative of the Year

Recognizes the company that exhibits passion for serving others, making a positive impact in the lives of their employees and local communities.

Space Pioneer: Workspace Design of the Year

Recognizes the company that provides an innovative workspace design to inspire productivity, collaboration, and creativity in both traditional office settings and coworking spaces.

People Activator: Employee Experience of the Year

Goes to the company with the most exciting approach to building an incredible employee experience to attract, retain, and grow their people.

Team Magnet: Talent Strategy of the Year

Recognizes the company with the most exciting and exceptional approach to recruiting, onboarding, and growing both internal and external talent.

Rewards Trailblazer: Total Rewards Strategy of the Year

Recognizes the company with the most forward-thinking approach to total rewards that includes a compensation, equity, benefits, and perks package that reflects the true value they place in their people.

Wellness Advocate: Wellbeing Program of the Year

Recognizes the company with the most holistic approach to supporting individual and family mental, physical, and financial wellbeing.

People Accelerator: L&D Program of the Year

Celebrates the company with the most forward-thinking approach to building an incredible employee experience to attract, retain, and grow their people.

Mission Messenger: Employer Brand of the Year

Recognizes the employer that’s making a name for itself among job seekers, employees, and the general public as being a simply great company to work for.

Data Master: People Reporting & Insights of the Year

Recognizes the employer setting the bar for use of data, analytics, and insights to improve their people-strategy decision making.

Power Pair: Executive Partnership of the Year

Celebrates the power of partnership to lead business transformation. This pair exemplifies how strategic alignment between business operations and people operations drives positive outcomes for the business and its people.

Industry Mobilizer: Inspiring Resource of the Year

Recognizes the most inspiring and valued educational resource for the Transform community. A resource may be a blog, podcast, online community, email series, etc.

How were the nominations judged?
Each nomination, whether for a company or an individual, was evaluated and scored by a panel of expert independent industry judges.
When will the winners be announced?
Winners will be announced in a community awards celebration at Transform 2024 on Tuesday, March 12th.
How are winners recognized?
We celebrate the winners onsite at Transform 2024 throughout the event, social media and more!

What are the Transform Awards?

Hear from past award winners and judges why the Transform Awards are so important, and the impact that recognition and celebration has on our community.

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Join us in person March 11-13 at Transform 2024 in Las Vegas.