Tech Leaders Summit
In association with
Track sponsors include
Two keynote speakers
Richard Potter advises business leaders around the world on a range of digital transformation challenges. He is passionate about building innovative enterprises.
In his day job Richard works with Microsoft's customers giving them clarity and confidence about their digital journeys, helping them turn their aspirations into transformational business results.
Richard's talk, titled Postcard from the future: innovating through uncertainty, will give you clarity and inspiration around delivering knockout innovation during uncertain, unstable and unpredictable times.
Cathrine Armour is Chief Reporting Officer at the PRI, where she leads the delivery of the largest global reporting project on responsible investment measured by assets under management covered (more than US$120 trillion), capturing the data required to drive meaningful change in global investment practices towards sustainable outcomes.
Experienced in leading strategic projects that utilise data to generate economic growth while creating significant positive change, in 2016 Cathrine was short-listed for the WISE International Award for Open Source, sponsored by Bloomberg, for her work.
Cathrine's talk, titled Responsible investing and ESG: what you need to know, will explore how the power of investment can be leveraged for a sustainable future.
Five parallel tracks let you hone in on your area of interest, and get business learnings and build connections relevant to your organisation.
The batting order
Arrive, chat, connect, be in photos, sign up for your breakout sessions
Welcome from Tech South West
Postcard from the future: innovating through uncertainty
Richard Potter, Director of Digital Strategy, Microsoft
AI | Funding | Talent | Innovation | Founders
Responsible investing and ESG: what you need to know
Cathrine Armour, Chief Reporting Officer, UN Principles for Responsible Investment
Where do we go from here?
Richard Potter - Microsoft
Cathrine Armour - UN PRI
James Gilgrist - Somerset Council
Elle Neale - BPA Quality UK
Matt Tudor- Bridgwater & Taunton College
Ben Cooper - Tech South West
Kalkidan Legesse - OWNI
James Parks - MyDay
Tom Jonhson, Plus-ed
Wrap up and after party
"RSM are delighted to be sponsoring Tech South West’s upcoming Tech Leaders Summit. The day is all set to be both highly enjoyable and informative and is reflective of the continued vibrancy and strength of the Technology sector in the South West. We very much look forward to meeting attendees and participating in this event."
RSM Director & Tech South West Lead
"It’s really encouraging to see that Tech South West is bringing its summit this year to Taunton which is a reflection of local business interest in the early adoption of innovation and technology. Somerset Council is keen to support the development of innovation and as such is pleased to be supporting this event which looks set to be an informative and interactive day of activity."
Cllr Ros Wyke
Lead Member for Prosperity, Assets and Development at Somerset Council
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