Joanna Shields

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Name: Joanna Shields
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Former Tech City CEO to advise government on digital

Joanna Shields OBE, the former CEO of Tech City UK, is set to join the government's digital taskforce. In the unpaid position, she will advise Cameron on the digital economy, start-ups and innovation in infrastrasture. The news was confirmed to Tech City ... [Published Mobile Today - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

News story: Pitch 10: digital excellence comes to Downing Street

The Pitch 10 event aimed to bring more attention to the UK digital sector and create links between startups and prospective partners.The event was organised by Joanna Shields, the Prime Minister’s digital advisor. Below she speaks about the event and ... [Published Department for Transport - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Labour are catching up on digital

says the Tories are no longer streets ahead when it comes to techIt used to be widely acknowledged that it was the Conservative party who led the pack on digital issues.  It was the Tories who ‘got it’, thanks largely to George Osborne, Steve Hilton and ... [Published Tech City News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

David Cameron appoints former Tech City CEO Joanna Shields as digital advisor

The government has provided more information on the appointment of Joanna Shields as the David Cameron adviser on the Digital Economy following her appointment last month during the London Technology Week .The appointment was made public two weeks ago ... [Published V3.co.uk - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Joanna Shields joins the government’s digital revolution

Chair of Tech City UK, Joanna Shields, is joining the Prime Minister’s Digital Taskforce to represent the digital sector.During London Technology Week, Shields was appointed to the unpaid role of the prime minister’s adviser on the digital economy. In ... [Published Computer Weekly - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

Tech City chair Joanna Shields becomes PM's new digital advisor

Details of Joanna Shields’ role as the Prime Minister’s advisor on the digital economy were fleshed out today, after the Tech City UK chair was appointed to the position last month during the London Technology Week.In her role, Shields will provide Cameron ... [Published Techworld.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

WITsend: Q&A with Claire Darley, head of O2's Women in Leadership Programme

What do you think is the biggest issue for women in the tech sector?In my view, the biggest hurdle women face in the tech sector is stubborn stereotypes. For too long, the tech sector has been viewed as a 'boys club', while careers with 'softer skill' ... [Published Computer Weekly - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Gerard Grech: Every city is a tech city

Start-ups by Joe Curtis |21 July 2014 And they need to work together, says Tech City UK chief.Digital innovation is not confined to the capital, according to the CEO of Tech City UK, who has announced plans to build "Digital Britain".Former BlackBerry ... [Published Computer Business Review - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sarah Wood

co-founded video technology company Unruly Media with friends Scott Button and Matt Cooke in 2006 after noticing a change in the way people were communicating online.Nearly nine years on and the business – which provides technology solutions to help brands ... [Published Director - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Why Politicians Need to Get Tech-Savvy, or Get Left Behind

Ideas have legs, and the internet makes them walk. But government needs to help them run.I'm not fussy about where good ideas come from - if it's a good idea, it's a good idea - and letting political dogma, fear or ignorance blind you to fresh thought ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 3 reports

App development worth over £30bn to UK economy by 2025

App development is thought to be responsible for close to 400,000 jobs across the country, within around 8,000 companies. Just over half of UK app companies are based in London and the south east, while Edinburgh, Brighton, Cambridge and Birmingham also ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Joanna Shields calls on EU leaders to elect a "digital president"

Tech City UK chairman Joanna Shields has called upon the EU to elect a president that realises the importance of entrepreneurship and technology in Europe’s future growth.In an“As it currently stands, we must question whether the main candidates being ... [Published Techworld.com - Jun 04 2014]

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Commenting on her new role, Shields said: "the uk’s digital economy is predicted to expand at a rate of 11 percent a year until 2016, and is currently growing faster than the other g20 countries."
Speaking to the Financial Times, Joanna Shields of Tech City UK said the research shows the UK is a "digital powerhouse across a range of technology sectors"

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Former Tech City CEO to advise government on di... [Published Mobile Today - 16 hours ago]
News story: Pitch 10: digital excellence comes ... [Published Department for Transport - 16 hours ago]
Labour are catching up on digital [Published Tech City News - Jul 30 2014]
David Cameron appoints former Tech City CEO Joa... [Published V3.co.uk - Jul 30 2014]
Tech City chairman 'to be appointed as governme... [Published Zenopa - Jul 29 2014]
Joanna Shields joins the government’s digital r... [Published Computer Weekly - Jul 29 2014]
Tech City chair Joanna Shields becomes PM's new... [Published Techworld.com - Jul 29 2014]
Exclusive: Joanna Shields becomes PM’s Digital ... [Published Tech City News - Jul 29 2014]
WITsend: Q&A with Claire Darley, head of O2's W... [Published Computer Weekly - Jul 28 2014]
Is Joanna Shields the PM’s new digital advisor? [Published Tech City News - Jul 28 2014]
Gerard Grech: Every city is a tech city [Published Computer Business Review - Jul 21 2014]
Sarah Wood [Published Director - Jul 19 2014]
Result of AGM [Published MoneyAM - Jul 16 2014]
Top 25 Most Influential Women in UK IT 2014 ann... [Published Computer Weekly - Jul 03 2014]
Why Politicians Need to Get Tech-Savvy, or Get ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 03 2014]
The Rise and Fall of David Cameron's 'Boy Geniu... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 30 2014]
Google names UK as a hotbed of app development [Published Cable.co.uk - Jun 27 2014]
App development worth over £30bn to UK economy ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 26 2014]
App development to be worth over £30bn to UK ec... [Published My Retail Media - Jun 26 2014]
App development worth over £30bn to UK economy ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 26 2014]
Joanna Shields calls on EU leaders to elect a "... [Published Techworld.com - Jun 04 2014]
Tunepics: the photo app that lets you add mood ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 22 2014]
London Stock Exchange launches ELITE programme ... [Published Techworld.com - Apr 28 2014]
Just Eat becomes first company to IPO on London... [Published Techworld.com - Apr 03 2014]
bloodsugarmagic Comments on UK's Participation ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Mar 19 2014]
Meet the real queen of the London startup scene [Published Venturebeat - Mar 12 2014]
Flood Hack event uses tech to aid flood victims [Published Telegraph - Feb 17 2014]
Tech City to appoint new CEO [Published startups.co.uk - Jan 17 2014]
Top entrepreneurs recognised in New Year Honour... [Published startups.co.uk - Jan 03 2014]
New Year Honours 2014: list in full [Published Telegraph - Dec 30 2013]
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The Rise and Fall of David Cameron's 'Boy Geniu... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 30 2014]
A former rising star of the Tories’ tech strategy, Rohan Silva was considered the future of the U.K. technology industry. But the Whitehall high flyer’s career has stalled: he’s now an office manager in Shoreditch. His promised “ed tech” startup failed ...
bloodsugarmagic Comments on UK's Participation ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Mar 19 2014]
Boston, MA, March 19, 2014 --( PR.com )-- CeBIT 2014 closed at Friday, so today, it is time to evaluate this year’s engagement of the United Kingdom as the show’s official partner country of 2014. With more than 60 IT companies from the UK using CeBIT ...
Meet the real queen of the London startup scene [Published Venturebeat - Mar 12 2014]
Above: Eileen Burbidge Image Credit: Passion Capital This story was originally published in Telegraph Wonder Women Through mentorship, investments, and co-working Burbidge is making a big impact in the UK’s cosy tech world. The software engineer ...
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Speech: Keynote Speech for the Internet Service... [Published Keeping the UK safe in cyber space - Activity o ... - Nov 27 2013]
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