Ocado Technology wins Technology Hero of the Year at the V3 Technology Awards 2017

Ocado Technology today announces that it has won the Technology Hero of the Year award at the V3 Technology Awards 2017. Ocado Technology was also shortlisted in the Product of the Year and the Technology Innovator of the Year awards categories for its machine learning-enhanced contact centre and the Greenwich autonomous grocery delivery trial, respectively.

The V3 Technology Awards recognize the very best in technology talent, giving the companies and organizations that are so crucial to the smooth operation of all businesses the chance to celebrate their success. Awards ranged from security to cloud computing, machine learning to big data, business software and infrastructure, as well as the movers and shakers section for the technology heroes and projects that deserve praise.

The winners for all categories were picked by the public in an online poll and announced at a gala event held on November 24th at the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) in London.

“We are honoured and delighted to be the winner of the Technology Hero of the Year,” said Paul Clarke, CTO of Ocado. “It’s been a great year for us and to have Ocado Technology recognized by our peers during the event is testament to the unique, innovative technology solutions we develop in house for Ocado and our Ocado Smart Platform business partners.”

V3 said: “The V3 Technology Awards are always a thrilling event. We had an incredible response from our readers this year and our winners can feel justifiably proud – but even making the shortlist was a great achievement, considering the quality of entries.”

To view the full list of winners, visit the V3 Technology Awards event page.

About Ocado Technology
Ocado Technology is a division of Ocado developing world-class systems and solutions in the areas of robotics, machine learning, simulation, data science, forecasting and routing, inference engines, big data, real-time control, and more. The fusion between the Ocado retail and Ocado Technology divisions creates a virtuous circle of innovation that leads to disruptive thinking. For more information about Ocado Technology, visit www.ocadotechnology.com

About Ocado
Established in 2000, Ocado is a UK-based company admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange (OCDO), and is the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer, operating its own grocery and general merchandise retail businesses under the Ocado.com and other specialist shop banners. For more information about the Ocado Group, visit www.ocadogroup.com

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