12 Jul 2019

Early Tech Career Network - Intro to Cyber Security

techUK's Early Tech Career Network event, hosted at Accenture, explored all things Cyber Security with three brilliant speakers.

The Early Tech Career Network was established by techUK to bring together leading technology companies and enable people entering the tech industry the opportunity to build their knowledge and add value to the organisations for which they work. The main purpose of the network is to connect with others who are also new to the sector and network to build up a platform for support. 

Rick Hemsley, Managing Director for Security at Accenture, kicked the evening off with tales of his career in tech and his passions for Cyber Security. BT's Sam Cater who works on Applied Research Accelerator as a Security Innovation Manager looked into cyber trends while Ben Aung, Global Chief Information Security Officer at Sage gave the group an insight into working at a FTSE100 company and provided info into his unconventional career journey from an illustrator to security officer.

If you belong to a techUK Member Company and you’re interested in getting involved or would like further information, please get in touch with Nimmi Patel – we’ll put you on a mailing list to ensure you don’t miss out on registering as spaces fill up fast.

Nimmi Patel

Nimmi Patel

Policy Manager, Skills, Talent and Diversity, techUK

Nimmi Patel is the Policy Manager for Skills, Talent and Diversity at techUK.

She works on all things skills policy, focusing on upskilling and retrain. She is committed to embedding diversity in the UK tech pipeline from classroom to boardroom working with partners such as the Tech Talent Charter and the WISE Campaign. Nimmi also leads techUK’s immigration work, collaborating with techUK members and stakeholders to create an environment that attracts the best talent to the UK.

Prior to joining the team, she worked for the UK Labour Party and New Zealand Labour Party and holds a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Manchester and is currently studying MA Strategic Communications at King’s College London.

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