Judging Panel Announced for 2024 Network Group Awards

Written by

Written by ()

We’re delighted to announce our judging panel for this year’s Network Group Awards, made up of a diverse selection of Members, Partners, and friends of the Group.

Our independent panel will be scrutinising entries from the other side of the fence– Members judging Partners, and Partners judging Members – and scoring them against the criteria to see who they think is deserving of a coveted Network Group Award.

Yvette Laister

As the Manager for Field Marketing across EMEA and APAC at ConnectWise, Yvette is a highly accomplished professional with an impressive track record in the B2B technology industry. With over 20 years of experience, she has held key marketing roles at some of the world's leading global companies, where she has consistently demonstrated her expertise in driving successful marketing strategies and executing impactful events, brand and demand-generation programs.

Yvette's passion for marketing and her deep understanding of the industry have enabled her to develop a keen eye for identifying opportunities and leveraging them to deliver exceptional results. Her ability to navigate complex market landscapes and adapt to ever-evolving trends has made her a trusted leader in the field.

Yvette's mission goes beyond just achieving marketing success. She is driven by a genuine desire to bring enthusiasm to the most aspirational technology brands and make a real difference in the channel. She understands that it takes more than just a cookie-cutter approach to stand out in today's competitive landscape. It requires a unique blend of creativity, strategy, and that special something extra to truly capture audiences' attention and leave a lasting impact.

Gavin Murphy

Gavin Murphy holds the role of Head of Retail at Jersey Electricity plc, bringing with him over 25 years of experience in the electrical retail sector. Since 2005, Gavin has been an active Network group member, contributing his insights and expertise to the retail community.

Jez Nolan

Jez has been at the helm of Ingenious for the last 22 years, and working in IT for nearly 30. He is a rather typical techie now accidentally running an MSP. For 17 or so years, Ingenious was run on a twitching mix of winging it, and making it up as we went along. A lot of learning from NG and Evolve has dramatically changed that in recent years.

Gemma Telford

Gemma Telford is Founder of She/Her Ltd specialises in human marketing for technology businesses. Her work redefines and evolves traditional marketing in the IT sector through a more collaborative, flexible, human-centric approach. Cultivating partnerships that deliver mutual value by starting real conversations and delivering work which excites, inspires and connects people.

An experienced, passionate and pioneering marketing leader, Gemma has worked for multinational vendors, start-ups, in distribution, for agencies and consultancies. She’s been nominated for awards with B2B Marketing, CRN (including the Channel awards, Sales& Marketing awards and Women in the Channel awards) and PCR Awards for both her own work and that of her clients.

Daniel Welling

Daniel started his IT career in 1995, in VAR sales roles, which led to forming an IT support business (what today we call an MSP) in 2002 which developed over12-years with a trade sale in 2014.

Daniel has remained involved with the MSP market through being an active member of MSP communities, whilst working with MSPs as a mentor, recruiter, M&A deal maker and advisor.

In 2020 Daniel was elected to the CompTIA Executive Council for the UK Business Technology Community whilst also coordinating the London SBSC (now TechTribe) MSP regular meetups. In 2021Daniel co-founded The MSP Finance Team, delivering MSP-tailored bookkeeping and accounting services.

Our Latest News

Join an award winning network

Follow Network Group

By clicking “Accept All Cookies”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. View our Cookies Policy for more information.