2023 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.

Award Categories

Pioneer of the Year

Honors three global leaders (one per region) who have led their teams and organizations to do more with data. These winners thrive on creating strategic business value for their customers.

Product Innovation Award

This individual uses data insights through analytics and experimentation to build a new, cutting-edge product, experience, or feature. Their innovation set a new bar for the industry and blew away their customers.

Standout Aha Moment

Earlier this year, we kicked off our “aha campaign,” showcasing eight of our customers’ stories and the moment they went “Aha!” Submit your own for a chance to win the award for “Aha Moment of the Year”!

Data Culture Award

This pioneer led an internal transformation to a customer-first, data-driven culture - helping cross-functional teams go from qualitative to quantitative decisions and creating a safe, autonomous, data-literate environment.

Product-Led Award

Does your product now have a competitive advantage and is a driver of customer loyalty? This pioneer helped their organization show tangible examples of product strategy through experimentation and using Amplitude.

Marketing Insight Award

Honors a marketer with a "customer-first" motto. This winner found game-changing insights and ways of using Amplitude data to improve KPIs, drive business impact, and increase activation through personalization.

Activation Accelerator

Have you seen significant growth in your organization's active user base? By using Amplitude, this pioneer successfully executed strategic initiatives to improve digital adoption, optimize acquisition, and/or grow market share.

Retention Driver

Engaging, delighting, and retaining your customers has never been more critical. This award honors those who helped increase customer lifetime value by increasing engagement, personalizing experiences, and converting customers.

Revenue Monster

This person's focus is increasing monetization metrics like conversion rate, average order value, or average revenue per user. They drive revenue through path-to-purchase optimization, monetize the freemium base, and increase sales.

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.

The winners for each award will also receive:

  • "Clout Kit" including social media badges, Zoom background, and spotlight
  • Everything you need to celebrate your win at home
  • Blog, case study, and speaking engagement opportunities
  • Exclusive peek behind the product roadmap with Amplitude Leadership
What Award Winners Receive

Past Award Winners

To learn additional details about our 2022 winners, view the announcement blog.


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 with great prizes from the Amplitude team.

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 you, your colleague, or your industry peer have done over the last year.

In your submission, please provide details illustrating why this individual stands out. You can submit nominations for multiple awards if you or they excel in more than one category.

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!

Winners will be selected by a panel of Amplitude leadership, partners, and previous Pioneer Award winners. All nominees will be notified before December 5 and asked to provide additional details about why they should win the award.

Submissions and nominations close on October 27 at 5 PM PST, with finalists being announced on November 14 and winners in early December.

You can find the terms and conditions here.