Tech sector leaders Vin Murria and Jacqueline de Rojas have been included in the New Year Honours list.
Murria, who is currently a non-executive director on the boards of Softcat and Sophos, has been awarded an OBE; while de Rojas, who is president of TechUK, has been awarded a CBE.
Murria made her name after founding Advanced Computer Software, which was sold to private equity group Vista for £725m in 2014 and reportedly netted Murria over £100m.
As well as sitting on the board at Sophos and Softcat, Murria is a non-executive director at Zoopla, a senior partner at NM Rothschild, and a managing partner at HG Capital.
In a blog post, TechMarketView chairman Richard Holway commended Murria for her contribution to the UK tech sector.
"It may come as a surprise to readers that Vin hadn't been awarded an honour before," he said. "After all, in the view of many - in particular myself - Vin [has been] one of the most successful women in the UK technology arena over the last 20-plus years.
"On top of that, [she is] a role model to all - women and men alike."
Also recognised is de Rojas, who has had spells in senior management at a number of vendors including CA Technologies, Citrix, McAfee, and more recently a stint at Sage.
Speaking of her award on LinkedIn, de Rojas said: "To be included in the New Year Honours list is an amazing endorsement of the progress made in the UK technology industry. We are a digital nation of significance."
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