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Nuala Houston, Inside Sales Manager at SciLeads, has been named Young Person of the Year at the 8th Annual Digital DNA Awards.
The award ceremony, which took place on the 30th of March 2023 at the ICC Belfast, was attended by over 750 professionals from the technology and digital industry. The event celebrated the remarkable achievements of individuals and organisations, highlighting their outstanding contributions over the past year.
The Young Person of the Year award is a highly coveted accolade that attracts numerous entries annually, recognising an individual under the age of 30, who is disrupting the market through their radical innovation, energy, and endless creativity. The category is designed to recognize individuals who excel in their roles and demonstrate radical innovation and a relentless drive for personal development, propelling their careers to new heights. These exceptional individuals leave a significant impact on their companies, standing out for their exemplary performance and dedication.
Nuala Houston was one of SciLeads' first employees, originally joining the company as a data operator in 2018, but soon found a passion for sales and management. Joining the company as a sociology graduate, now Nuala heads up SciLeads' largest team of sales professionals. The judges were impressed by Nuala's unique approach to sales and leadership which sets her apart as a visionary professional in the industry.
The team at Digital DNA remarked, "The judges were impressed with Nuala Houston’s exceptional performance and recognized her as a rising star to watch out for in the industry. With her promising skills and talent, Nuala is on the path to a bright future."
The Digital DNA Awards have been a prominent celebration of excellence in the tech and digital sector of Northern Ireland since their inception in 2016. This renowned event serves as the most significant recognition platform within the NI Tech and Digital Community, honouring exceptional individuals, projects, and companies. From promising start-ups to established corporates, the awards showcase the finest work and innovation from developers, engineers, entrepreneurs, and project teams.
The 8th annual Digital DNA Awards ceremony was once again a landmark event, filled with entertainment, networking opportunities, and inspiring speeches from industry leaders. Each year it celebrates the outstanding achievements that continue to drive the technology and digital landscape forward.
Nuala Houston's recognition as the Young Person of the Year reaffirms SciLeads' commitment to nurturing exceptional talent and fostering a culture of growth and innovation within the organization. As she continues to make a positive impact in her role, Nuala stands as an inspiration to young professionals and future leaders in the tech and digital sector.
About SciLeads: SciLeads is trusted by hundreds of scientific companies globally to accelerate sales and drive growth. Containing the world’s most accurate and comprehensive database of research scientists and biotech companies, SciLeads enables sales and marketing teams to identify, engage and qualify their ideal prospects. It aims to help companies make lead generation and market research simpler, more streamlined, and more efficient.
About Digital DNA Established in 2016 the Digital DNA Awards celebrate the success of Individuals, Projects and Companies from right across the highly competitive NI Tech and Digital Sector.
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