Nominate your Hero of Progress

Know a visionary thinker making waves in their industry with progress through technology?

We’re looking for the most progressive minds of the 21st century. ESET’s Heroes of Progress is a global search for the mavericks behind important progress using technology being made across a wide range of industries. The Heroes of Progress list will be launched in September 2022 and will celebrate the stories of progress happening across the world.

Nominations are now open!

How to nominate

Nominations are made through a 300 word executive summary of the progress or work, related to an industry or field. You can nominate yourself, or someone else. If nominating someone else, you must have their permission to share their information as part of the submission. You must submit the entry under one category relating to the most relevant industry / field of the progress or work.

Nominations will be reviewed by a panel of experts in technology and industries from the categories listed below, who will curate the final Heroes of Progress list, which will be published in September 2022 on ESET’s website and Forbes.com.

We have closed our nominations for the Heroes of Progress. Stay tuned for more information soon.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I nominate myself / someone else?

Successful nominations are set to be in the company of some of the most innovative and impactful work identified across the globe. If successful, you / your nominee will be part of ESET’s inaugural Heroes of Progress list, which will be published on ESET’s website, as well as through a campaign with Forbes.com. The Heroes of Progress list will be promoted as part of a global PR and social campaign, as well as local PR opportunities being made available.

Who will review the nominees?

ESET has put together a panel of experts, both from within ESET and independent external experts, from across the world to review the nominations and curate the Heroes of Progress list.

Who can nominate?

Anyone! You can nominate yourself or someone else, providing you have their permission to share their details.

When do nominations close?

Nominations will close on July 3rd, 2022.

What happens to successful nominations?

Successful nominations will form part of the global Heroes of Progress list, published on ESET’s website and Forbes.com.

What happens after I nominate myself / someone else?

Nominations will be reviewed by our panel and the Heroes of Progress list will be curated in July. Successful nominations will then be notified via email and may be asked to submit images or further information for the promotion campaign.

When will I know if the nomination has been successful?

If successful, you (or your nominee) will be notified via email no later than 31st July.

Can I submit a summary more than 300 words?

Entries are limited to a 300 word count, but you can submit links to websites, documents or social media profiles that will support your entry.