The only award of its kind, the Power 50 ranks the industry’s most influential individuals, with the prestigious number one spot announced live at the Mobile Industry Awards
 
Now in its 9th year, the extraordinary calibre of previous winners ensures the competition’s developments are anticipated with bated breath as Headquarters across the country cheer on their candidate.
 
As the market matures, the margin for error narrows and the need for decisive leadership grows. Making the Power 50 is an unrivalled and indispensable insight into the boardrooms and minds that drive the Mobile market. To make the Power 50 list, an executive needs to be bold in their leadership and vision, and have exceeded expectations in the different categories we have chosen. We look for those who have influence beyond their existing roles, in addition to imbuing their businesses with their values.
 
This level of activity combined with the way the power list is delivered and presented at the annual mobile industry awards provides a stand out opportunity for any business to be connected with the best in class from the industry's elite” - Mark Fermor, Business Development Director, Mobile Industry Awards
 
To make the Power 50 list, an executive needs to be bold in their leadership and vision, and have exceeded expectations in the different categories we have chosen. We look for those who have influence beyond their existing roles, in addition to imbuing their businesses with their values.
Nominations are live. Click here to nominate.
The testimonials and votes you provide are added to the mix when we come to deciding who should be ranked where.
The top 40 will be revealed in the weeks following up to the Awards date. The top ten will be made public on the 25th June 2020 at the Mobile Industry Awards and the person of the year will be invited to the stage to collect their coveted winner's trophy.
PREVIOUS WINNERS OF THE  POWER 50 PERSON OF THE YEAR
 
2019: Marc Allera, Consumer Division, BT
2018: Marc Allera, Consumer Division, BT
2017: David Dyson, CEO, Three UK
2016: Sebastian James, Group CEO, Dixons Carphone
2015: Sebastian James, Group CEO, Dixons Carphone
2014: Andrew Harrison, CEO, Carphone Warehouse
2013: Olaf Swantee, CEO, EE
2012: Simon Stanford, VP of UK & Ireland telecommunications and networks division, Samsung UK
2011: Guy Laurence, CEO, Vodafone UK
2010: Tom Alexander, CEO, Everything Everywhere
2009: Andrew Harrison, CEO, Carphone Warehouse
2008: Kevin Russell, CEO, Three UK