Business Stories with Gerard GrechEvent
- 12:00 - 14:00, 9 June 2017
- University of Southampton Highfield Campus, Highfield Campus, Room TBA, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ
For more information regarding this event, please email Dr Lisa Harris at L.J.Harris@soton.ac.uk .
All staff and students are most welcome to attend our new monthly series of lunchtime events titled “Business Stories”. These informal interviews with business leaders are a collaborative venture between the Web Science Institute and Southampton Business School. The discussions will be led by Lohan Presencer, Chairman of Ministry of Sound and Advisory Board member for both WSI and the Business School.
Gerard Grech, is the CEO of Tech City UK, an organisation focused on accelerating the growth of digital businesses in London and across cities in the UK. He is also a member of the UK Government’s Digital Economy Council and Greater London Authority’s Smart London Board, both focused on economic growth through digital innovation. Gerard has 15 years experience in the world of digital media, web and mobile. His international experience in London, Paris and New York, building digital products and rolling them out across 5 continents, has given him global vision and local expertise, spanning product development, business strategy and venture capital. Before that he was a new media journalist and started his career in the music business.