BusinessCloud will host a special panel at Digital Transformation EXPO (DTX), part of Manchester Tech Week, focused on how to become a great leader in technology.
The event, hosted by award-winning journalist Chris Maguire – executive editor of BusinessCloud and TechBlast – will examine:
- How to put together and support high-performing, diverse and happy teams
- What you can do to level up yourself, your company and your community
- The path to finding your own leadership style: What makes you different and how to celebrate it
Four CEOs have been confirmed for the panel, which will be held on the main stage of the event at Manchester Central on Thursday 28th April from 2.30-3.10pm.
Manchester Central, Windmill St, Manchester M2 3GX
Graham Donoghue, CEO, Sykes Cottages
Graham Donoghue became CEO of Chester-based Sykes Cottages in 2016 following private equity firm Livingbridge’s £54m investment. The company, which has a massive focus on technology, has since gone from managing around 5,500 holiday properties to more than 22,000, with plans to grow to 35,000 by 2023 following Vitruvian Partners’ reported £400m investment in 2019.
Beckie Taylor, CEO, Tech Returners
Beckie Taylor is co-founder of Tech Returners – an initiative which provides training for people looking to return to work following a break or transfer their skills to enter the tech industry – and also WIT North, which runs events including the Reframe Women In Tech Conference.
Mo Isap, CEO, IN4 Group
Mo Isap founded IN4 Group, which specialises in supporting businesses with training, communities, networks and advice to scale and enhance their innovation ecosystems. HOST’s Skills City initiative runs tech bootcamps backed by the Department of Education, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Lancashire LEP, while it has also run a free accelerator programme, FreelanceHER 100, for women in the digital, creative, media and technology sectors across the North West.
Sam Booth, CEO, pro-manchester
In 2018, Sam Booth became the first female chief executive in lobbying body pro-manchester’s then 32-year history. Over the last 14 years she has been an integral part of pro-manchester’s growth from a small membership network to a sophisticated business development organisation.