Submit Your Nominations for the 2022 MongoDB Innovation Awards

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Nominations are still open for the ninth annual MongoDB Innovation Awards.

The Innovation Awards honor organizations and individuals across a variety of categories that are pioneering new ways to use data, expanding the limits of technology, and enhancing their businesses with MongoDB. We invite you to nominate an organization or individual that is building something dynamic, interesting, or unexpected with MongoDB.

All winners will receive a physical trophy for their display case, a digital ribbon for their website, an in-depth feature story on, recognition during MongoDB World, detailed profiles on our event website, and inclusion in our Innovation Awards press release and blog post. View terms and conditions.

Past recipients include Luna Health, Journey Foods, CSX, Riot Games, Cisco Systems, Blerp, Yodel, and The Department for Work and Pensions. Read more about last year’s winners here.

We invite you to nominate yourself, your company, a colleague, a partner, or anyone who is building something exciting with MongoDB.

Submissions are open through March 18, 2021. Award categories appear below. Winners will be notified by the MongoDB team towards the end of March. We look forward to your nominations!

Award Categories:

Certified Professional of the Year

A Certified Professional who has used their skill set to positively impact the MongoDB community.

Customer First

Organizations that created a more meaningful, personalized, and improved customer experience.

Data for Good

Innovators who are taking on some of the more challenging issues affecting society and the planet, transforming the future and making a better world possible.

Front Line Heroes

Our world has changed dramatically since Covid-19. This award is to recognize technologists who have embraced the power of technology to solve some of the unforeseen challenges of Covid-19.

From Batch to Real-Time

An Organization that built an event-driven architecture with MongoDB that makes streams of data from source systems available in real time.

Going Global

An Organization that geographically expanded their cloud data infrastructure with MongoDB Atlas, while remaining in compliance with regional data privacy measures and local regulations.

Huge Impact

An Organization that realized tremendous value from MongoDB and has seen it make an impact on its bottom line (time savings, cost savings, and/or reduction in operational complexity).

Industry Transformation

A Change-Maker who moved their business to the next level and disrupted their industry by identifying new technologies, applying new skills, or increasing operational efficiency.

Innovator of the Year

An organization who exemplifies the world’s most innovative projects in data. The winner is chosen from winners in the other categories.

Operational Resilience at Scale

An organization that has achieved operational resilience at a massive scale by implementing MongoDB.

Savvy Startup

This award is for one of the brightest rising stars to graduate from our MongoDB for Startups program.

The William Zola Award for Community Excellence

A person recognized by the MongoDB community for outstanding contributions in knowledge exchange, facilitating connections, and creating a welcoming experience for all members.


Organizations that have built a best-in-class mobile application, using MongoDB Realm