ATech’s owner and Managing Director Sarah-Jane Peterschlingmann has received the 2022 Queensland Pearcey ICT Entrepreneur Award. She is a joint recipient along with Library For All’s founder and CEO Rebecca McDonald.
The Award recognises outstanding ICT professionals who have demonstrated innovation, taken risks, made a difference and are an inspiration to others in the industry and the wider community.
Starting out as a web developer in 2007, Ms Peterschlingmann has grown Brisbane-based ATech to become a leading mission-critical cloud hosting and web development company with multimillion dollar revenues.
ATech’s local and international client list includes airlines, banks, government bodies and organisations in the transport, ICT, real estate, construction and healthcare sectors.
Ms Peterschlingmann said, “I am thrilled to be named as joint winner of the 2022 Queensland Pearcey ICT Entrepreneur Award. It is such an honour to join the ranks of previous winners of this prestigious award including Wayne Gerard, Jenine Beekhuysen, Bevan Slattery and Adrian Di Marco.
“I am especially delighted to share this honour jointly with the incredible Rebecca McDonald, founder of Library For All. Through her work, Rebecca has created opportunities for children around the world to read books in their own native language. I am looking forward to attending the National Pearcey Awards with Rebecca in November.”
The recipients of the prestigious 2022 Pearcey National Awards – including the Pearcey Medal, Hall of Fame and National Entrepreneur Award – will be announced at an event in Hobart on Friday 11 November.
The Pearcey Foundation is a non-profit organisation established in 1998 to raise the profile of the Australian Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry and profession. It was created in the memory of one of the greatest pioneers of the Australian ICT industry, Dr Trevor Pearcey. By celebrating the heroes in the ICT industry, the Foundation aims to attract and encourage young Australians into the sector