Joanna Shields

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Name: Joanna Shields
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Interview: Ed Vaizey MP talks digital economy and digital skills

With just over six months to go before the country goes to the polls for what looks set to be a highly divisive general election, there are many who would question the logic behind creating a new ministerial post when the opportunity to bring about legislative ... [Published Computer Weekly - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

House of Lords debates for 2014-10-16

: House of Lords debates - TheyWorkForYou Introduction: Baroness Shields (0 speeches)Joanna Shields, OBE, having been created Baroness Shields, of Maida Vale in the City of Westminster, was introduced and took the oath, supported by Lord ... [Published They Work For You - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Computer Weekly Editor's Blog: What has happened to the Prime Minister's Digital Taskforce?

In July, the government revealed the existence of the Prime Minister's Digital Taskforce - notable at that time mainly for the fact that Tech City chair and former Facebook Europe managing director Joanna Shields had become its first appointee,The taskforce, ... [Published Computer Weekly - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Birmingham’s tech talent on show at Pitch10

Featured ArticlesLeading companies from Birmingham’s tech scene showcase wares to City investorsThe rising stars of Birmingham’s insurgent tech and creative community were given the opportunity to meet with investors from some of London’s leading funds ... [Published MidlandsBusinessNews.co.uk - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Tories want to own tech in 2015

says this week shows the Tory tone is now firmly tuned to techThere was relatively little in the way of announcements for startups this week at Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.But the Tories showed the tech community a lot of love, albeit ... [Published Tech City News - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Leading US start-up accelerator comes to the UK

by Megan DunsbyUpdated: Sep 18, 2014 Published: Sep 18, 2014A £10m start-up accelerator, MassChallenge UK, is to launch in London to support “hundreds” of British entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses.The UK programme intends to build on the success ... [Published startups.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Amazon’s new London office could equal an extra 3,000 jobs ...

Graduates, who have their sights set on working for a retailing giant, will welcome the news that leading e-tailer Amazon is set to open up a brand new office in the capital. As many as 3,000 additional jobs could be created when its main corporate office ... [Published Gradplus.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

British Tech Industry Reacts in Bewilderment to Joanna Shields' Peerage

David Cameron is under fire for giving a peerage to Joanna Shields, a former Facebook and Google executive under whose tenure ferociously aggressive tax planning was the order of the day. Under Shields's direction, both technology companies sidestepped ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Q&A With Joanna Shields OBE, The UK’s First Lady of Tech

Joanna Shields, 52, a dual citizen of the U.K. and U.S., was one of 22 people on Friday named “working peers" to the House of Lords. Shields is Prime Minister Cameron's digital adviser and chair of Tech City UK. ... [Published Digits - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

The Brady bunch: Cameron appoints Apprentice star Karren Brady to new peers

Karren Brady, the star of the Apprentice, and the former Google and Facebook chief Joanna Shields are among prominent businesswomen today appointed to the House of Lords by David Cameron. The list of Conservative peers also included two major Tory donors, ... [Published The Independent - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 3 reports

Cameron picks businesswomen for Lords

Peerages go to Karren Brady, vice-chairman of West Ham football club, TalkTalk chief executive Dido Harding, and Joanna Shields, formerly at Facebook ... [Published Financial Times - UK Homepage - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 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]

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Interview: Ed Vaizey MP talks digital economy a... [Published Computer Weekly - 20 hours ago]
House of Lords debates for 2014-10-16 [Published They Work For You - Oct 17 2014]
Computer Weekly Editor's Blog: What has happene... [Published Computer Weekly - Oct 14 2014]
Birmingham’s tech talent on show at Pitch10 [Published MidlandsBusinessNews.co.uk - Oct 03 2014]
The Tories want to own tech in 2015 [Published Tech City News - Oct 02 2014]
Sound & Vision: meet Justin Cooke, the creator ... [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 18 2014]
Leading US start-up accelerator comes to the UK [Published startups.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
Pitch10 again: Applications open as Downing Str... [Published Tech City News - Sep 17 2014]
Boston and London join forces for launch of new... [Published Business Matters Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
Amazon’s new London office could equal an extra... [Published Gradplus.com - Sep 16 2014]
A woman in tech is as rare as a girl on a skate... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
British Tech Industry Reacts in Bewilderment to... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 09 2014]
Q&A With Joanna Shields OBE, The UK’s First Lad... [Published Digits - Aug 08 2014]
Damehood for woman who led UK Facebook in its t... [Published The Independent - Aug 08 2014]
The Brady bunch: Cameron appoints Apprentice st... [Published The Independent - Aug 08 2014]
Karren Brady and Stuart Rose among list of new ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 08 2014]
New House Of Lords Appointments Confirmed [Published Sky News - Aug 08 2014]
Cameron picks businesswomen for Lords [Published Financial Times - UK Homepage - Aug 08 2014]
Cameron picks businesswomen for Lords [Published FT.com - Companies US & Canada - Aug 08 2014]
Cameron names business figures for Lords [Published FT.com - UK News - Aug 08 2014]
Donors, Aides, Cronies: New Peers in Full [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 08 2014]
Tech City's Future Fifty scheme of "little to n... [Published Techworld.com - Aug 05 2014]
Huddle hails Downing Street's Pitch10 start-up ... [Published Techworld.com - Aug 04 2014]
What about us? Nigel Farage rages about lack of... [Published Telegraph - Aug 03 2014]
Tech City chair Joanna Shields becomes PM's new... [Published Techworld.com - Jul 29 2014]
The Rise and Fall of David Cameron's 'Boy Geniu... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 30 2014]
Joanna Shields calls on EU leaders to elect a "... [Published Techworld.com - Jun 04 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]
Flood Hack event uses tech to aid flood victims [Published Telegraph - Feb 17 2014]
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British Tech Industry Reacts in Bewilderment to... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 09 2014]
David Cameron is under fire for giving a peerage to Joanna Shields, a former Facebook and Google executive under whose tenure ferociously aggressive tax planning was the order of the day. Under Shields's direction, both technology companies sidestepped ...
Q&A With Joanna Shields OBE, The UK’s First Lad... [Published Digits - Aug 08 2014]
Joanna Shields, 52, a dual citizen of the U.K. and U.S., was one of 22 people on Friday named “working peers" to the House of Lords. Shields is Prime Minister Cameron's digital adviser and chair of Tech City UK. ...
Donors, Aides, Cronies: New Peers in Full [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 08 2014]
Conservative Party Karren Brady CBE – Vice-Chairman of West Ham FC; Senior Non-Executive Director of the Syco and Arcadia Brands; Small Business Ambassador for the Conservative Party; and member of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s Women ...
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 ...
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