1.080 people participated to the Gala and celebrated IT One's 10th anniversary, with more than 700 ICT professionals attending the Luxembourg ICT Awards gala Dinner. After inspiring keynote speeches by Eric Fimbel and the 9 first CIOs of the Year, a series of 14 Awards were distributed, acknowledging and recognizing this year's best practices, initiatives and solutions available on the Luxemburgish market. Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, also attended the event and ended the conference session.

During the event, several professionals from the financial industries were recognized for their products, innovations and best practices.

The IT Development Company of the Year prize was awarded to Neofacto, BCEE's mobile partner behind S-Net's success. The choice of Xamarin Technology allowed a cross-platform development and the reduction of development costs. The jury members also recognized the intuitive experience, optimized access and integration of e-banking functionalities.

Second prize in a row for EBRC, which was also named Managed Services Provider of the Year. The mission? Set up and operate the IT systems of a bank for 20 million users in less than 10 months. The architecture was designed to ensure 24/7 high availability.

For making Luxembourg the global leader in mobile payment, Digicash Payments won the Outstanding ICT Contribution to Luxembourg award. The app was downloaded more than 110 000 times and covers more than 95% of energy and insurance bills. It is currently being exported in a neighbor country.

The accomplishments of Didier Schneider, former Head of Infrastructure Services at ING Luxembourg, were recognized, though the Lifetime Career Award.

The ICT Team of the Year award went to OneLife, notably for the development of a new IT infrastructure, allowing their partners to check their dashboards, their portfolio, transaction status, etc. According to Eric Lippert, the team is focused on added value with an entrepreneurial spirit and great motivation.

And finally, Jean-Luc Brach, KNEIP, was named CIO of the Year. The members of the jury notably chose him for his 30-year experience in deal shaping, complex development, technical architecture, infrastructure projects, IT operations and Services Delivery. As a true FinTech company CIO, he really thinks that the future of KNEIP is in technology and is investing in advance in order to let his company benefit from the first mover advantage.


Find more laureates below:

POST Luxembourg and EBRC were named IT Security Provider of the Year.

The Telecom Provider of the Year award went to Telindus.

Wizata was awarded the Startup of the Year prize.

Orsys Luxembourg won the votes of the jury members and was named ICT Training Company of the Year.

The ICT Strategic Advisor of the Year prize was awarded to Deloitte Luxembourg.

Elgon was named ICT Company of the Year.

This year's Great Company to Work with award went to System Solutions.


The event ended with the traditional after party where CIOs and ICT experts were able to relax while sharing best practices and trends.


Congratulations to all the participants and thank to all our partners for the support and trust: Deloitte Luxembourg, Clearstream, EBRC, Dimension Data Luxembourg, Telindus, Business & Decision, POST Luxembourg, Vesperia, imrim, 42 Consulting, Mercedes-Benz Luxembourg, OXiane Luxembourg, Agefi, Entreprises Magazine, Leaders League, RMS, Soluxions, BEAST & Urban BEAST.


Alexandre Keilmann

Photos: Dominique Gaul

Publié le 06 décembre 2016