31 episodes

Conversations with key influencers in the UK’s digital transformation community. On season three of the Digital Leaders podcast, we sit down with some of the UK’s most proactive Digital Leaders as they share their views on the importance of digital leadership in an evolving digital workforce and economy. The time is now. The place is the Digital Leaders Podcast, and the future is digital!

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Conversations with key influencers in the UK’s digital transformation community. On season three of the Digital Leaders podcast, we sit down with some of the UK’s most proactive Digital Leaders as they share their views on the importance of digital leadership in an evolving digital workforce and economy. The time is now. The place is the Digital Leaders Podcast, and the future is digital!

    Debbie Forster MBE, CEO at Tech Talent Charter

    Debbie Forster MBE, CEO at Tech Talent Charter

    In the fourth episode of this season of the Digital Leaders Podcast, we chat to Debbie Forster MBE.
    Debbie discusses how leaders can become more inclusive, anti-racist employers, explaining the mission of Tech Talent Charter’s ‘Open Playbook’ and how it can be used to encourage diversity. She also talks about her journey from rural America, to IT teacher, to tech for good entrepreneur.

    • 33 min
    Sabby Gill, Executive Vice President and Managing Director United Kingdom & Ireland, Sage

    Sabby Gill, Executive Vice President and Managing Director United Kingdom & Ireland, Sage

    Sabby Gill, Executive Vice President and Managing Director United Kingdom & Ireland, Sage

    • 38 min
    Professor Adam Beamont, CEO at AQL

    Professor Adam Beamont, CEO at AQL

    In the second episode of Season Five, we sit down with businessman, angel investor, trustee and digital entrepreneur Professor Adam Beaumont.

    Adam discusses his journey from scientist to digital entrepreneur. He talks about his identity as a 'passionate Yorkshireman' and how he has encouraged innovation in the north of the UK; sharing his experience of transforming a derelict Leeds chapel into a state-of-the-art data centre. Adam also chats about his recent project - the Beaumont Awards - designed to provide a platform and encouragement for young talent.

    • 34 min
    Seyi Akiwowo, Digital Leader of the Year 2019 & Founder of Glitch

    Seyi Akiwowo, Digital Leader of the Year 2019 & Founder of Glitch

    In the first episode of season five of the Digital Leaders podcast, we sit down with Seyi Akiwowo.

    Digital Leaders 100 Winner 2019 and Founder of Glitch, Seyi Akiwowo talks about her journey, the importance of equality, the Black Lives Matters movement and the part that lived experience has to play in making change happen.

    • 36 min
    Emma McGuigan, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Microsoft Business Group at Accenture

    Emma McGuigan, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Microsoft Business Group at Accenture

    In episode five, we sit down with Emma McGuigan, Senior Managing Director for Accenture’s global business with Microsoft. 

    Based in Seattle, Emma is responsible for Accenture’s combined business with Microsoft, including the industry-leading JV, Avanade, where Emma oversees a strategic alliance of 45,000 Accenture & Avanade employees. 

    Emma shares her: fascination from an early age to find out how things work; her desire to tackle society’s inequalities; and the need for digital leaders to embrace their own continual learning, curiosity, and openness to new ideas.

    • 43 min
    Heather Savory, Co-Chair of the Global Working Group on Big Data for Official Statistics at the UN

    Heather Savory, Co-Chair of the Global Working Group on Big Data for Official Statistics at the UN

    In episode four we sit down with Heather Savoury, Co-Chair of the Global Working Group on Big Data for Official Statistics at the United Nations.

    Heather shares her journey: from electrical engineering and research at GE, to building the world’s first hardware-accelerated 3D graphics at 3DLabs, followed by the Treasury and ultimately ONS. She also highlights the importance of repurposing data, explaining how looking at it from new angles can help us to better understand how it can be used.

    • 42 min

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