Joanna Shields

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Name: Joanna Shields
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Digital crossover creates opportunities for Yorkshire, says Tech City UK chief

YORKSHIRE could host an accelerator programme to make the most of its strengths in supply chain logistics, according to the head of Tech City UK.Gerard Grech told The Yorkshire Post that Sheffield would be the ideal location for a centre to help distribution ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tech City UK Internet of Things Launchpad signs up big brands

Gerard Grech, who took over as CEO of Tech City UK from former head of Facebook for Europe Joanna Shields in January, says that the competition now has a group of 'high-calibre brands' associated.'Working with early-stage start-ups, these companies will ... [Published Growth Business UK - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

NISSAN MOTOR : Appointments

Joanna Shields OBE, former direc- tor of Facebook's Middle East operations, has been appointed to Prime Minister David Cameron's digital taskforce as his advisor on the digital economy.Shields' new position will involve offering advice to Cameron on the ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 24 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 - 6 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 - 1 reports

Tech Women Represented in New Peerages

Friday 8th of August saw the government release a list of 22 new peers . Amongst the Conservative contingent were two women with a background in the technology sector; Dido Harding and Joanna Shields. Their appointment has been welcomed by techUK, who ... [Published TechUK - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 11 reports

House of Lords fury as David Cameron packs unelected chamber with Tory donors and cronies

The 22 new peers named today take the total up to 850 - the second largest legislative assembly in world after the Chinese National People’s CongressDavid Cameron sparked anger today after packing the bloated House of Lords with 12 new Tory cronies, aides ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 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 Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Tech City's Future Fifty scheme of "little to no use" to Huddle

A CEO at one of Britain’s fastest-growing software companies has hit out at a government-led programme that is designed to match booming tech start-ups with publicly funded schemes and incentives.The Future Fifty programme, designed to support fifty tech ... [Published Techworld.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Huddle hails Downing Street's Pitch10 start-up event a success

UK start-up Huddle has hailed a start-up event held at 10 Downing Street last week a success.The Pitch10 event saw 10 young technology companies present their business ideas to an audience of investors and senior civil servants, including digital minister ... [Published Techworld.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Britain’s brightest tech stars showcased at Pitch10

No.10 Downing St opened its doors to some of Britain’s biggest tech stars for Pitch10 , a new series of events showcasing up and coming tech companies.Opening the historic first event David Cameron praised the calibre of the companies on show and the ... [Published Tech City News - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Dragon's Den star Piers Linney offered government role to reform UK tech industry

Joanna Shields , Chair of Tech City UK , will be joining the Prime Minister’s Digital Taskforce as adviser on the country's digital economy, while current Dragon's Den TV star and business expert Piers Linney is also being offered a consulting role in ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Aug 01 2014]

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Digital crossover creates opportunities for Yor... [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 27 2014]
Tech City UK Internet of Things Launchpad signs... [Published Growth Business UK - Aug 27 2014]
NISSAN MOTOR : Appointments [Published 4 Traders - Aug 24 2014]
A woman in tech is as rare as a girl on a skate... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
What Does the UK's 'March of the Women' Say for... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 15 2014]
Rab's Week: How Rory's having a ball after his ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 14 2014]
MBAs Help UK Evolve Into Entrepreneurial Capita... [Published BusinessBecause - Aug 13 2014]
The eclectic, electric collective [Published BBC - Aug 12 2014]
British Tech Industry Reacts in Bewilderment to... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 09 2014]
David Cameron in spotlight over two more peerag... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 08 2014]
Q&A With Joanna Shields OBE, The UK’s First Lad... [Published Digits - Aug 08 2014]
Joanna Shields becomes a peer [Published Computer Weekly - Aug 08 2014]
Damehood for woman who led UK Facebook in its t... [Published The Independent - Aug 08 2014]
Tech Women Represented in New Peerages [Published TechUK - Aug 08 2014]
House of Lords fury as David Cameron packs unel... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 08 2014]
TalkTalk chief and ex-Tech City CEO appointed t... [Published V3.co.uk - Aug 08 2014]
Karren Brady among 22 new peers as David Camero... [Published City A.M. - Aug 08 2014]
The Brady bunch: Cameron appoints Apprentice st... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 08 2014]
Ex-Tech City UK boss Joanna Shields joins House... [Published Tech City News - Aug 08 2014]
Cameron in cash-for-peerages row [Published Wiltshire Gazette and Herald - Aug 08 2014]
The Brady bunch: Cameron appoints Apprentice st... [Published The Independent - Aug 08 2014]
PM’s digital advisor Joanna Shields awarded lif... [Published Computerworld UK - Aug 08 2014]
David Cameron accused of cronyism after naming ... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 08 2014]
Karren Brady and Stuart Rose among list of new ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 08 2014]
Karren Brady, Stuart Rose and Joanna Shields am... [Published LondonlovesBusiness.com - Aug 08 2014]
DUP's William Hay becomes member of the House o... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 08 2014]
Cameron announces new list of 20 peerages [Published Capital Bay - Aug 08 2014]
New House Of Lords Appointments Confirmed [Published Sky News - Aug 08 2014]
Brady and Rose among new life peers [Published Perspicacious.co.uk - Aug 08 2014]
David Cameron brings tranche of young, tech-fri... [Published Telegraph - Aug 08 2014]
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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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