The second talk in the series, with the theme ‘Technology and Entrepreneurship’. Speakers: Rowena Ironside and Jon Gisby. See: https://www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/events/careers-insight-and-mentorship-series-technology-and-entrepreneurship-with-rowena-ironside-and-jon-gisby-26th-november/
Rowena Ironside is a City Fellow of Hughes Hall and a Non Executive Director of the Digital Catapult, which works with the UK digital research, incubator and business communities to create economic growth through accelerated commercialization of new digital innovation. She has built and sold a successful IT services business and has led several large, multinational professional and managed services businesses. Rowena is also Executive Chair of Women on Boards UK.
Jon Gisby is Strategy Director at Vevo, one of the world’s largest multi-channel networks. Prior to this, Jon has built a number of digital businesses that have generated revenues in excess of hundreds of millions in both major corporates and growth stage ventures. He also advises CEOs, investors and regulators on all matters related to digital businesses.