Director of Strategy and Performance, Dawn Embry has more than 15 years’ experience in strategic growth, sales and business development
Natalie is a Director at technology consultancy Infinity Works. Having had a varied career, from the music industry to the police service and then into the tech industry, she loves helping others develop their careers.
Harriet is a software developer who entered the industry in 2016 after previously being an English teacher and librarian. She maintains her passion for education, and is currently a Tech Coach with Tech Returners.
Anna is a founder of See-Be-Mean focusing on the skills for inclusion. Passionate about the D&I, with ten years of experience in HR
Tanya Nicol is the founder of a travel tech startup, TrippTee. As an avid traveller and adventure seeker, she’s travelled to over 40 countries, visiting over 100 cities across 4 continents.
Milenne is the founder and Director of Digital Pop-Ups Augmented Reality Experiences. She is a passionate advocate for technology and digital transformation with a focus on enhancing communication using Augmented Reality (AR).
Zandra has over 20 years’ experience of working with a range of technology partners and solutions and is passionate about enabling business and public sector managers to drive performance through data insights and analytics.
Anubhi is a tech enthusiast who works with the latest technologies and digital tools to take customers towards digitalization and transform their business models in line with Industry 4.0.
Dr Tana Joseph
Dr Tana Joseph is a South African astronomer and currently a Royal Society Newton International research fellow at the University of Manchester. Her research area is black holes and neutron stars outside of our Galaxy.
Suzi is an experienced radio producer and programme maker. From her early days at BBC Radio 1, developing, researching and producing news programmes to her current role as Director at Story Publishing working on a range of industry podcasts.
Claire is a Test Lead at MoneySuperMarket in Manchester, working with testers across multiple teams on both web and mobile apps. She also has experience working in both financial and security enterprise software
Liv is an accomplished leader in technology with a track record of successfully shaping strategy and leading effective organisation-level change. Over her career she has accumulated diverse experience spanning large-scale digital transformation projects.
Vim has been an advisor on international government tech missions and a mentor for various startup programmes as well as an international keynote speaker. In 2016, Vim was voted on to the Northern Power Future List,
Katie is a recent Computer Science and Mathematics graduate of the University of Sheffield and will be joining Capital One as a Software Engineer in September.
Bethan has been working in market research and analytics for a decade, with the overarching goal of bringing the two closer together. In 2018 she co-founded Honeycomb Analytics
Pauline is currently on a BT graduate scheme in Digital Engineering, based in Leeds. Coming from a Biomedical Sciences background, Pauline made the career switch after being inspired by the tech community.
Simon has spent over 20 years in digital marketing working with SME businesses to help them understand the benefits digital can bring. He is CEO Motionlab.
Beginning with the frenetic world of agencies, Anna found the pursuit of technical growth in a fast paced environment suited her and her passion for transforming businesses. She is now CTO at Hiring Hub.
Alison leads a shared ICT service on behalf of Bolton and Wigan Council and has spent more than 24 years in local government. She is also a key contributor to Wigan Council’s Digital Strategy and is a keen ambassador for Women in Technology.
Penny is a former BBC Breakfast business presenter an award-winning inspirational speaker, who works with individuals and organisations to help them raise their profile.
Dr. Rachael Ainsworth
Dr. Rachael Ainsworth is a Researcher at the University of Manchester, who is passionate about openness, transparency, reproducibility, wellbeing and inclusion in STEM.
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