2022
PIONEER AWARDS

Celebrating the pioneers of the digital product era, the Amplitude users who build faster, smarter, and always with their customers in mind.

Hey there, Pioneer.

We see how you’ve unlocked insights using Amplitude to make your customers’ —and colleagues’—lives better. You’ve learned more about what they need to work, bank, eat, shop, and live smarter. You’ve helped your product grow, engage, and retain more customers. And all the while, you’ve shared your discoveries with your teammates to build a data-informed culture.

The 2022 Pioneer Award

Customer Impact Award

Field Nation

Kayle Schiele

Senior Customer Success Specialist

Growth Architect Award

SoFi

Connie Crossley

Principal Product Manager

Product Innovation Award

Tornado

Bernard George

Co-Founder and CEO

Data Culture Award

Fender

Claire Armstrong

Director of Digital Product

Marketing Insight Award

Mint Mobile

Sheena Green

Director, Digital Insights & Analytics

Product-Led Award

SoFi

Forrest Miller 

Principal Product Owner

2022 Pioneer of the Year

JUMBO Interactive

Patrick Gordon

Head of Growth

Ford

Philip Mason

Vehicle Data Control Center VDCC – Product Group Owner Manager

A global technology organization

Jennifer Prasol

Digital Insights and Optimization

Past Pioneer Award Winners

To learn additional details about our 2020 winners, view the announcement press release and blog.

What Award Winners Receive

Winners are recognized by a panel of industry experts and will be featured across Amplitude’s blog, social media channels, and media outreach. Winners will also receive:

  • 3 Conference passes: Take your team to Amplify 2022
  • Clout Kit: A “Clout Kit” including social media badges, Zoom backgrounds, and a blog spotlight.
  • Winners celebration package: Everything you need to celebrate your win at home.

FAQ

What are the categories for the Pioneer Awards

The Pioneer of the Year
This award honors 3 leaders globally who have led their teams and organizations to do more with data. These winners thrive on creating strategic business value for their customers.

The Data Culture Award

Spotlights individuals who led their organization’s transformation to a customer-centric, data-driven culture using Amplitude. These users have fostered true data democracies that allowed more people to access data and analytics in their everyday work.

The Growth Architect Award

Recognizes the leaders who drive better decisions by ensuring their organizations use complete, trustworthy, and actionable data. They design ecosystem and instrument data that connects their teams to customers and accelerates innovation.

The Product Innovation Award

Honors individuals who used data insights to build a new, cutting-edge product, experience or feature. Their innovation set a new bar for the industry and blew away their customers.

The Customer Impact Award

Celebrates those who have found inventive ways to use Amplitude data to personalize customer experiences, leading to a product or feature that has had lots of customer love and adoption. From impressive adoption to high-performing KPIs and widespread customer love, these pioneers have the data to prove their products drive impact and changed their customers’ lives.

The Marketing Insight Award
Recognizes a marketer with a “Customer-first” motto. This winner has found game-changing insights and amazing ways to use Amplitude data to improve marketing KPIs and drive significant business impact.

The Product-Led Award
Honors a customer whose product is now the competitive advantage and driver of customer loyalty. This winner has helped their organization show tangible examples of a data-driven product strategy by effectively leveraging Amplitude to deliver new business growth via their products.

Why should I apply?

Developing, launching, growing, and managing digital products is a special craft. These awards celebrate the people behind hit products.

Nominate yourself to be recognized for your work or the work of someone you know withgreat prizes from the Amplitude team.

Do I need to be an Amplitude customer or user?

Yes. Only Amplitude customers or users will be considered for Pioneer Awards. We encourage all customers, partners, and employees to nominate Amplitude users for these awards. We want to hear about the outstanding work that you, your colleague, or industry peer has done over the last year.

In your submission, please provide details that illustrate why this individual stands out. If he, she or they excel in more than one category, you can submit nominations for multiple awards.

Who can submit a nomination?

The Pioneer Awards reflect our customers’ ground-breaking work over the past year. They recognize the companies and individuals using analytics and product intelligence to drive business innovation and growth. These are individuals and teams in product, analytics, and growth who are paving the way for leading-edge, data-informed product management.

If you use Amplitude and have a story to tell from your work in product, engineering, growth, marketing, or data science, apply today!

How will Winners be notified and selected?

Winners will be selected by a panel of Amplitude leadership and partners, WWT and Braze. All nominees will be notified prior to December 5 and asked to provide additional details about why he, she or they should win the award.

How will finalists and winners be announced?

Nominations close November 25. Winners will be announced in early December.