Martha Lane Fox is an entrepreneur and internet activist who first made her name with lastminute.com. She’s had a fascinating and varied career, revolutionising the Karaoke industry, and helping the UK government transform its digital service. She is a director of Twitter and Non Executive Director of Chanel, Chancellor of the Open University, and in 2013 she became a crossbench peer in the UK House of Lords.
Martha talked to Aleks about having success in the early days of the internet, how she helped two different Prime Ministers set a benchmark for government digital services, and about a female tech trailblazer who had to change her name to Stevie to get her CV read.
To find out more about Martha go to marthalanefox.com