The EnterpriseAlumni Global Alumni Awards 2023

June 8, New York City

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EnterpriseAlumni Global Alumni Awards 2023

Organizations continue to realize the significant value their former employees have as ambassadors, advocates, customers and boomerang hires; EnterpriseAlumni, the world leading alumni platform providers, want to recognize the outstanding contributions made in this field.

Join us in celebrating the incredible achievements made by corporations and individuals at our gala dinner hosted in New York City and play a key part of the annual EnterpriseAlumni Conference hosted on June 8, 2023.

Postponed from March 2020 due to the pandemic, updates on the judges, awards, voting and dinner details as well as the wider conference timetable and speakers will be announced over the coming weeks.

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The Awards and Conference will continue as an annual event, with the following year's event confirmed for June 2024.

Schedules and Agenda

  • Arrival drinks – 6.45pm
  • Dinner and awards – 7.30pm start
  • Event finishes – 10.30pm

Details of the speakers and sessions at the conference are now live!

Judging panel

We're delighted to announce the judges who'll be joining EnterpriseAlumni CEO Emma Sinclair MBE on TheALUMS' panel for 2023:

Dr Matt Call  
Management Professor at Texas A&M University; award-winning teacher, writer, and researcher who consults with firms on talent management. Linkedin

Pippa Begg 
Pippa co-founded Board Intelligence in 2009 to transform boards and leadership team’s effectiveness. Its reporting platform & board portal are used by a community of over 35,000 board directors, from Fortune50 companies to central government. LinkedIn

Mike Ettling

Mike Ettling joined Unit4 as CEO in April 2019. Previously he was President of SAP SuccessFactors, and has a wealth of expertise and insight across cloud-based technologies and business applications. LinkedIn

TheAlums judges

TheALUMS 2023 Nominees

1. Alumni Program of the Year

Awarded to an organization who has shown us just how to do it.




  • LinkedIn
  • PwC US
  • BlackRock
  • J.P. Morgan

2. Newcomer of the Year

Awarded to an organization/individual who have newly embraced the value of alumni.



  • Jillian Caffrey - BlackRock
  • Faith Wainright MBE - Arup
  • Shani Robinson - RAF
  • Briana Lebel - Activision Blizzard
  • Cheryl Davidson - Northwell Health
  • Heidi Crowe - Brunswick Group
  • Paige Bobick & Paul Burley - Bank of America

3. Leading Lights

Awarded to individuals who are growing our understanding of alumni through knowledge, data and thought leadership.




  • Josh Bersin, The Bersin Academy
  • Dr Ali Dachner & Dr Erin Makarius, The University of Akron
  • Emma Jacobs, Financial Times
  • Sadhana Bhide, Faethm by Pearson

4. Alumni Marketing Campaign of the Year

Awarded to an organization or individual with the most creative campaign of the year.




  • LinkedIn
  • Marks and Spencer
  • Activision Blizzard 
  • Harrods
  • Mazars UK 

5. Executive Alumni Engagement Award

Awarded to an individual in a senior leadership position who has championed change through alumni inclusion.




  • Michael Gerstenzang - Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Robert Fairbairn - BlackRock 
  • Kate Northrup - J.P. Morgan
  • Alison Mass - Goldman Sachs  
  • Patrick Chalhoub - Chalhoub Group 
  • Francis deSouza - Illumina   
  • Karl Hoods - BEIS
  • Margaret Laidlaw - Mazars in the UK
  • James Buchan - Gowling WLG  

6. Alumni Launch of the Year Award

Awarded to an organization/individual that kicked off with a bang!




  • Activision Blizzard
  • Gowling WLG
  • Royal Air Force (RAF)
  • Bank of America
  • Northwell Health
  • Swarovski
  • DAI

7. Alumni Culture and Community Award

Awarded to an organization that exemplifies the best of its culture, in the community at large.




  • 6453 Alumni for Nike Inc. 
  • Swarovski
  • The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation
  • Royal Air Force (RAF)
  • IMD Business School
  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year 
  • Egon Zehnder

8. The Alumni Engagement Award

Awarded to an organization/individual that has reached out and activated its alumni.




  • Harrods
  • BlackRock
  • PwC US
  • Marks and Spencer 
  • Lumen
  • Bird & Bird
  • Indiana University 

9. Alumni Perks, Treats & Goodies

Awarded to an organization that knows just how to spoil its alumni.




  • LinkedIn
  • PwC US
  • Marks and Spencer
  • Rothschild & Co
  • Chalhoub Group

10. Six Degrees of Separation Award

Awarded to an organization/individual that has maximized connections across organizations.




  • Royal Air Force (RAF)
  • NCC Group
  • DAI
  • Northwell Health

 11. Boomerang Campaign of the Year

Awarded to an organisation that’s successfully campaigned to bring back the best talent.




  • Northwell Health 
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Amedisys
  • Disney 

12. Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award

For an individual who has done more for Alumni in their life than the rest of us combined.




  • Sallie Hinson
  • Norma Cirincione   
  • Richard Morrogh   
  • Sabriena Matthews 

What's coming up


Announcement of nomination categories


EnterpriseAlumni customer discounted tickets go on sale

Conference details released 


General public tickets go on sale


April 3rd: Nomination categories close

Category finalists announced


TheALUMS 2024 details 


Winners announced live at EnterpriseAlumni Gala Dinner and Awards


How do I nominate someone?

Nominations are now closed for 2023, but we welcome suggestions for 2024! If there is an organization, team or individual that you feel deserves special recognition for their outstanding contribution to our industry, then you can do so here.

How are the winners chosen?

Once a nomination is submitted, the EnterpriseAlumni team will ensure we have all the information needed, before compiling a file for the judges. The judges will only receive all the nominations once the deadline has closed. The judges will shortlist the winners and EnterpriseAlumni will announce the shortlist in April 2023. Winners to be announced at the gala dinner and ceremony on June 8, 2023 in New York City.

How do I buy tickets for TheALUMS?

Tickets are available for the conference, for the awards dinner, or as a combined full-day ticket. These are available to buy online.

If you are an EnterpriseAlumni customer, please reach out directly to

Where is it taking place?

The Conference will take place at:
One Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY 10017.

The Awards Dinner will be hosted at:
The Edition Hotel, 701 7th Ave, New York, NY 10036

What's happening at the Conference?

Details of the conference agenda, including speakers and session titles, can be found by visiting the Conference Schedule and Agenda 

We Look Forward to Seeing You There!

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