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Data Team Awards

Recognizing data teams for the inspiring work they do to innovate and transform the world with data and AI

The 2024 nomination window is closed. Finalists will be announced in May on the Databricks blog.


Data analysts, engineers and scientists are using the power of the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to provide their organizations with an open, unified foundation for data, governance and AI. Share how your team is delivering solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems and be recognized by thousands of your peers.

2024 Data Team Award Categories

Below are the six categories for the Data Team Awards. Each category will have five finalists and one winner. Be thorough in your submission and make sure to include relevant business impact metrics.


Transformation Award

Celebrates the data teams that are delivering new use cases, innovative outcomes and increased value while democratizing access to data and insights.

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Disruptor Award

Celebrates the data teams that are shaking up the status quo and leading the market by using data and AI to implement cutting-edge products and services.


Data for Good Award

Celebrates the data teams that are making a positive impact in the world by using data and AI to deliver solutions to global challenges.



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Data Intelligence Award

Celebrates the data teams that are using the power of a data intelligence platform to democratize data and AI at scale with secure access and greater transparency.

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Data and AI Visionary Award

Celebrates forward-thinking CxOs who transform their organizations by turning data and AI innovations into business outcomes that inspire their industry.


GenAI Innovation Award

Celebrates the data and research teams using generative AI to transform their products, processes and tools — delivering innovation across industries.

Why apply?

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Earn recognition as a leader in the industry

Data teams are harnessing the power of data and AI to discover new use cases that have a meaningful impact on businesses and industries. Be recognized for the innovations that are propelling your organization further and faster.

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Recruit top-tier talent

It's a competitive hiring market for data teams. Being featured as a finalist or winner in blog posts, social media and other marketing engagements will raise your company's profile in the Databricks community of over 500,000 data and AI professionals.


Celebrate your successes at Data + AI Summit

Finalists for the Data Team Awards will be announced a week prior to Data + AI Summit in June and celebrated during the conference. Join us for fun, exclusive activities and recognition opportunities throughout Summit!


February 12, 2024

Nominations open

March 20, 2024

Nominations close

May 2024

Finalists announced

June 12-13, 2024

Award celebration and winners announced onsite at Data + AI Summit



2023 Data Team Award Winners

Learn more about how last year's winners are leading the way in data and AI