Judging

Mission

  • The Tabby Awards and the Mobby Awards celebrate the best mobile apps, in order to encourage excellence and to help developers and publishers develop and adopt best practices.
  • More specifically, our Business app competition ultimately aims to help organizations, professionals and business people make the best use of mobiles devices and apps.

Judges

  • Judges are appointed by The Tabby Awards among professionals having an expertise in mobile productivity or in app development, design or publishing, with the additional contribution of analysts, journalists, expert users, IT professionals and business people.

The 2015 Tabby Awards /Business panel of judges includes:

Chairperson:

Let our judging panel chair tell you why he is thrilled to review the apps you have submitted:
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Judges:

Amanda ButlettAmanda Butlett
(USA)
Mobility Services Director, Enterprise Mobile, Honeywell

Cimarron BuserCimarron Buser
(USA)
SVP Global Business, Apperian

Don ChoiDon Choi
(Republic of Korea)
Director, Unidocs (a Tabby Awards /Business 2014 nominee)

Robin DucotRobin Ducot
(USA)
Vice President Of Product Development, DocuSign (a Tabby Awards /Business 2014 winner)

Dana FarboDana Farbo
(USA)
Director, New York Lead, Sparks Grove

Jonathan FischerJonathan Fischer
(USA)
EVP, Business Development, bigtincan (a Tabby Awards /Business 2013 nominee)

Branden HartBranden Hart
(South Africa)
New Business Development Manager, Core Computer Group

Marcus JimenezMarcus Jimenez
(USA)
Founder & CEO, StickyDocs (a Tabby Awards /Business 2014 winner)

Iqbaal KahnIqbaal Kahn
(South Africa)
CEO & Founder, Mobile IT Solutions

Gaurav KhandelwalGaurav Khandelwal
(USA)
CEO, ChaiOne

Mahesh KolarMahesh Kolar
(India)
Global Head, Mobility Applications, Dell

Sel-Vin KuikSel-Vin Kuik
(United Kingdom)
Technical Director, Smack (a Tabby Awards 2014 double finalist)

Adam LewisAdam Lewis
(USA)
CEO, Apploi (a Tabby Awards /Business 2014 winner)

Oscar MartinOscar Martin
(USA)
CEO, iTech Development Systems (a Tabby Awards /Business 2014 winner)

Tishan MillsTishan Mills
(Canada)
Co-CEO & Founder, QuickTapSurvey (a Tabby Awards /Business 2014 nominee)

Gautham PandiyanGautham Pandiyan
(USA)
VP of Sales & Marketing, Mi-Corporation (a Tabby Awards /Business 2014 winner)

Mary PerisicMary Perisic
(USA)
Sr. Partner Marketing Manager, Microsoft

Sebastian RobertsSebastian Roberts
(Australia)
Head of Australian Commercial Operations, WebWayOne

Elizabeth RomeroElizabeth Romero
(USA)
Director, Sales communication & Intranet Specialist, Showtime Networks

Torsten SchollTorsten Scholl
(Germany)
President, TeleRetail

Michael SmithMichael Smith
(USA)
IT Area Manager, Jacobs Engineering

Laura SummersLaura Summers
(United Kingdom)
Head of Marketing, Yudu

Andrea WarnerAndrea Warner
(USA)
President/Publisher, Which Test Won

Yaniv ZachYaniv Zach
(Israel)
Senior Product Manager, Autodesk (a Tabby Awards /Business 2014 winner)

If you wish to be considered or to recommend someone for a future competition, please review our Call for judges.

Judges must declare any potential conflict of interest before the voting process begins. If any judge has an interest in an app submitted to the competition, he/she is not authorized to vote in the corresponding category.

Criteria

  • The panel of judges reserves the right to decide the judging criteria and their respective importance.
  • As a guideline, judges are encouraged to consider the following criteria: Innovation, Suitability/Optimization for tablets or smartphones, Design/UX, Ease of use, Performance/reliability, Overall value for individual user, Business value for organization.
  • Judges consider the app itself but also the supporting information provided in the submission.

Rules

  • Judging panel deliberations are confidential.
  • Judging panel reserves the right to change an entry category.
  • Judging panel reserves the right to combine several categories into a single one, or to split a category in several categories.
  • Judging panel proclaims one or several Nominee(s) and one Winner per category.
  • Judging panel reserves the right not to grant an award in any category where the highest standards of excellence are not met.
  • Judging panel decisions are final.


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