Each year, Computer Weekly launches a search for the most influential people in UK IT.
BCS members are well-represented amongst Computer Weekly’s long list of nominations for this recognition – with Andrea Palmer, Chair – BCS Women, Charlene Hunter, CEO and Founder of Coding Black Females, Freddie Quek, CTO, Times Higher Education and Sonia Patel – System CIO, NHS England amongst some of the names included.
Now in its 12th year, the UKtech50 list continues to recognise the technology leaders driving the digital economy. Congratulations to everyone who has made it onto the longlist. It is a great achievement and shows the depth of capability across the UK tech industry.
Over 20 BCS members are included on this year’s long list including:
|Chair, BCS Women
|Anne Marie Neatham
|COO, Kindred System, Ocado
|Director of IT, University of Sheffield
|CEO and founder, Coding Black Females
|Director of technology and CIO, Met Office
|Group CDIO, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
|Dame Wendy Hall
|Professor of Computer Science at University of Southampton; UK’s AI skills champion
|Chief technology and product officer, Global
|Founder, Raspberry Pi Foundation
|CTO, Times Higher Education
|Entrepreneur, founder of Dot Everyone
|Chief security advisor, EMEA, Microsoft
|Founding partner at Emergence Partners; chief technology evangelist, KYP.ai
|CTO for public sector, IBM UK
|System CIO, NHS England
|Professor of Computer Science and technology evangelist, Durham University
|World Wide Web inventor; director, Open Data Institute
|BCS Women committee member; fellow, ForHumanity; technology change programme leader, currently at NHS