Today, we announced the winners of the second annual BlueJeans by Verizon Customer Awards! Recognizing customers who are deploying BlueJeans solutions to achieve outcomes that positively drive their business and society forward, this year's awards drew so many amazing submissions from innovative companies all around the world. As our CMO John Knightly put it:
“With the Covid-19 pandemic necessitating more remote collaboration, the use of video conferencing within nearly every industry and organization rose to levels never seen before,” said John Knightly, CMO, BlueJeans by Verizon. “Whether our customers already had a unified communication strategy in place or were just starting their digital journey, we saw some truly exceptional uses of our platform to inspire, entertain, educate, and drive real business results over the past year—and we are honored by all of those who have chosen to partner with BlueJeans to support their teams and missions.”
Without further adieu...the 2021 BlueJeans by Verizon Customer Award category winners and honorees are:
Biggest Business Transformation – Winner: Standard Chartered
Recognition of a personal story or organization that has documented return on investment as a result of their BlueJeans deployment.
Honorable Mention: RightsTrade, Terlato Wine Group, Transglobal Travel
Most Innovative – Winner: Phoenix Suns
Recognition of an organization that has demonstrated superior skills in applying video conferencing technology in support of an insightful and creative use case outside of standard meetings.
Honorable Mention: Northwood University, Snap Assessment & Education
Biggest Impact – Winner: ABB
Recognition of an individual or organization responsible for driving business change using BlueJeans to create new revenue streams and/or continuity in the current economy.
Honorable Mention: US Club Soccer, Cleveland County District Court, FullCircle Program
Best Use of Events – Winner: Adobe
Recognition of the most creative or successful deployment of BlueJeans for Events to support customer growth, marketing/awareness or HR initiatives— employee engagement, culture, onboarding, etc.
Honorable Mention: innoVia Productions, Air Cadet League of Canada - BC Provincial Committee
Congratulations to the winners and finalists! We'd also like to say thank you to all of our customers who submitted their stories this year and to the panel of judges who evaluated the many submissions based on their creativity, impact and business value. This year's judging panel included:
Brandt Krueger – Meeting and Events Technical Producer and Consultant, Event Technology Consulting
David Maldow – CEO, Let's Do Video
John Knightly – Chief Marketing Officer, BlueJeans by Verizon
Eric Spadafora – VP, Business Sales, Verizon