The Award Judges
Chairman - Mr. Brian Oakley CBE
Mr Chris Burton - Chris is an engineer, originally with Ferranti, best known for his replica of the Manchester SSEM computer - the first computer to run a stored program.
Mrs Rachel Burnett - Rachel is the chair of the Computer Conservation Society
Dr. Martin Campbell-Kelly - Martin is professor emeritus in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick, and is on the editorial board of the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing journal. He is a committee member of the Computer Conservation Society, a Specialist Group of the British Computer Society.
Mr Simon Measham- Simon is representing Google, who have kindly supported the award scheme.
Mr Norbert Ryska - Norbert is a senior curator at the Heinz-Nixdorf-Forum computer museum in Paderborn in Germany.
Dr Doron Swade OBE - Doron is an engineer, historian and museum curator with long experience in re-telling the history of computing.
Mr Bill Thompson - Bill is a well respected writer and broadcaster in the UK on IT in its widest sense.