President and CEO honoured in Computer Weekly's UKtech50 this year
Both Jacqueline de Rojas and Julian David were recognised as part of the top UKtech50 in Computer Weekly's seventh annual poll this year. This is a definitive list of the most influencial people in UK tech. Our president and CEO sit amongst a host of industry names including CIOs, execs, public servants and business leaders, many of which are members, and all of whom are shining a light on the importance of technology in the UK economy.
Julian was honoured for his transformation of techUK to an organisation that truly represents the breadth of the tech sector across Government, business and the general public, demonstrating how tech has an impact on the UK economy. Jacqueline was the highest placed woman due to her successful industry history and her sheer drive to get women in tech firmly on the agenda for the UK.
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• Reducing business costs
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