Innovation Network Leeds – Growing the tech ecosystem and women in tech

Leeds Beckett University, in partnership with The Yorkshire Post, Ad:Venture, Lupton Fawcett, WGN and Exa Network, is running a series of events across Yorkshire that will explore what it takes to encourage the growth of tech businesses and how it might be possible to get more women involved.

Speakers at this event include;

Anna Sutton, The Data Shed

Anna Sutton believes that data is a huge business asset, but one that needs to be nurtured in order to provide a solid foundation for better business decisions. That’s why she co-founded The Data Shed, a successful data consultancy firm in Leeds.

Lianne Potter, NHS Digital

Lianne Potter is a self-taught software developer, cyber security evangelist and entrepreneur who is advocating for equality and accessibility in digital spaces. Lianne organises successful code clubs for non-technical NHS Digital staff to support digital inclusion across the organisation.

Sarah Tulip, Women in Leeds Digital (WiLD)

Sarah Tulip is the COO of Software Cloud and Klaxon Technologies, 2 Leeds based technology businesses. She is an ardent supporter the Northern Powerhouse and was named on Northern Power Women’s Future List in 2017 for her work around diversity in the IT industry.Over the last year she has been a cofounder in the Leeds movement WiLd with a mission to grow, engage, develop & retain the female digital skills & community in Leeds.

Click here to register your attendance for the Leeds event, or alternatively register to attend one of the other events in the series running across Yorkshire.