3.30pm – 6pm23 March 2023
Hybrid - techUK office and Virtual
techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD
Join techUK in 2023 for an exciting series of techUK talks with tech leaders from across the country exploring how we can use technology to build a better future for the UK’s economy, people, society, and the planet.
(Registration from 3.30pm-4pm, session 4-5pm and networking drinks 5-6pm)
On 23 March our guest is Vivek K. Daga, Managing Director in the UK and Ireland of NTT Limited. techUK CEO Julian David will explore Vivek’s long experience of leading tech businesses in the UK, supporting digital transformation, and discuss what success looks like in 2023.
The session will focus on the role and importance of purpose-led leadership and why building inclusive, empowered teams is key, and how this can be done. We’ll be asking Vivek what he thinks 2023 holds for the tech sector in the UK, and globally, and which technologies and innovations are going to make a difference to the sector in the future.
Our 'techUK talks' series is hybrid. Reserve your in-person or virtual ticket now and be part of this fascinating and interactive session. (Registration from 3.30pm-4pm, session 4-5pm and networking drinks 5-6pm)
About Vivek K. Daga, Managing Director UK&I, NTT Limited
Vivek is the Managing Director of NTT Ltd’s UK & Ireland business. He joined NTT Ltd in June 2021. Vivek has previously worked with three leading IT services firms, namely TCS, IBM and most recently Cognizant. At Cognizant, Vivek led the transformation of the UK&I business to a digital, high growth business over six years.
Vivek is a seasoned leader with extensive experience in IT consulting and services. He has a successful track record of building, leading and scaling IT services businesses, focusing on enterprise modernisation, digital transformation and managed services.
Over the past 29 years, Vivek has worked with blue-chip clients in North America, Australia, India and Europe. Vivek has been based in UK for the past 21 years and has an intimate understanding of the UK and European markets. Vivek has built and led high-performing, multi-disciplinary global teams to shape, sell and deliver complex, technology transformation programmes across various industries.
Vivek is passionate about inclusive and purpose-led leadership that empowers individuals and teams to take ownership of outcomes and move at speed.
Vivek is a postgraduate from Said Business School, Oxford University.
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Julian David is the CEO of techUK, the leading technology trade association that aims to realise the positive outcomes of what digital technology can achieve through innovation and collaboration, and serves on its board of directors.
Julian led the transformation of techUK from its predecessor Intellect in 2015, putting an increased focus on the growth and jobs the technology industry offers in a global economy. He has since led its impressive expansion driving forward the tech agenda in key areas such as skills, digital ID and public sector transformation, now leading techUK’s 70-strong team and representing over 850 member companies, comprising of global and national champions and more than 500 SMEs. In 2020, techUK joined forces with TechSkills, the employer-led organisation that aims to improve the talent flow of talent into the digital workforce.
Julian represents techUK on a number of external bodies including the Digital Economy Council, the Cyber Growth Partnership and the Department of International Trade’s Strategic Trade Advisory Group. He also sits on the Executive Board of DIGITALEUROPE and is a member of the Board of the Health Innovation Network the South London Academic Health Science Network.
Julian has over thirty years of experience in the technology industry. Prior to joining techUK, he had a long career at IBM culminating as Vice President for Small and Medium Business and then Public Sector. After leaving IBM he worked as a consultant helping tech SMEs establish successful operations in the U.K. His personal interests include Football (West Ham and Real Madrid) and Art.
Sue leads techUK's Technology and Innovation work.
This includes work programmes on cloud, data protection, data analytics, AI, digital ethics, Digital Identity and Internet of Things as well as emerging and transformative technologies and innovation policy. She has been recognised as one of the most influential people in UK tech by Computer Weekly's UKtech50 Longlist and in 2021 was inducted into the Computer Weekly Most Influential Women in UK Tech Hall of Fame. A key influencer in driving forward the data agenda in the UK Sue is co-chair of the UK government's National Data Strategy Forum. As well as being recognised in the UK's Big Data 100 and the Global Top 100 Data Visionaries for 2020 Sue has also been shortlisted for the Milton Keynes Women Leaders Awards and was a judge for the Loebner Prize in AI. In addition to being a regular industry speaker on issues including AI ethics, data protection and cyber security, Sue was recently a judge for the UK Tech 50 and is a regular judge of the annual UK Cloud Awards.
Prior to joining techUK in January 2015 Sue was responsible for Symantec's Government Relations in the UK and Ireland. She has spoken at events including the UK-China Internet Forum in Beijing, UN IGF and European RSA on issues ranging from data usage and privacy, cloud computing and online child safety. Before joining Symantec, Sue was senior policy advisor at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). Sue has an BA degree on History and American Studies from Leeds University and a Masters Degree on International Relations and Diplomacy from the University of Birmingham. Sue is a keen sportswoman and in 2016 achieved a lifelong ambition to swim the English Channel.
Join techUK for an exciting series of techUK talks with tech leaders from across the country exploring how we can use technology to build a better future for the UK’s economy, people, society, and the planet.
On 23 March our guest is Vivek Daga, Managing Director in the UK and Ireland of NTT Limited. techUK CEO Julian David will explore Vivek’s experience of leading tech businesses in the UK, supporting digital transformation, and discuss what success will look like in 2023.