Part 1/3: #GGM14's Brilliant Speakers from The Plenary

If you're ever in shortage of brilliant speakers within tech - look no further, this is part one of three posts introducing the awesome ladies who took the stage at the #GGM14 conference.

Co-founder and COO of marketing technology company Unruly; ensures they delivers the most awesome social video campaigns on the planet. One of Inc.’s 15 Women to Watch in Tech & one of Forbe’s 10 London-Based Entrepreneurs to Watch.

Co-founder and COO of marketing technology company Unruly; ensures they delivers the most awesome social video campaigns on the planet. One of Inc.’s 15 Women to Watch in Tech & one of Forbe’s 10 London-Based Entrepreneurs to Watch.

Sarah Wood

From Start Up to Scale Up: 5 Tips for Creating Ubiquitous Tech Culture

 

A recent graduate from Central Saint Martins fresh in the industry who's all about creating work that speaks for the moment.

A recent graduate from Central Saint Martins fresh in the industry who's all about creating work that speaks for the moment.

Satara Achille

Panel: Who gives a damn about work life balance

Currently shining a light on the startups & entrepreneurs at IDEALondon, which is unique innovation centre, created by Cisco, DC Thomson & UCL. Chloe is passionate about helping entrepreneurs, social media, online marketing and community management.

Currently shining a light on the startups & entrepreneurs at IDEALondon, which is unique innovation centre, created by Cisco, DC Thomson & UCL. Chloe is passionate about helping entrepreneurs, social media, online marketing and community management.

Chloe Nicholls  

Moderator for Who Gives a damn about work life balance?

San Francisco based software engineer focused on maintaining engineering headaches and co-chairing diversity and inclusion for Twilio. 

San Francisco based software engineer focused on maintaining engineering headaches and co-chairing diversity and inclusion for Twilio. 

Dominique DeGuzman

Breaking the bro-code, tackling brogrammer culture. 

Runs the Buyer Experience group for eBay across Europe. Works hard to make things easy.

Runs the Buyer Experience group for eBay across Europe. Works hard to make things easy.

Valerie Nygaard

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Technology Editor at The Mirror Former Deputy Editor of Wired. Journalist interested in tech, science, digital culture & oddities

Technology Editor at The Mirror

Former Deputy Editor of Wired. Journalist interested in tech, science, digital culture & oddities

Olivia Solon

Moderator of How tech entered our hearts and our bedrooms

Vanessa Pelz-Sharpe is a writer dealing with sex and relationships, and works as a Web Administrator for luxury erotic emporium Coco de Mer.

Vanessa Pelz-Sharpe is a writer dealing with sex and relationships, and works as a Web Administrator for luxury erotic emporium Coco de Mer.

Vanessa Pelz-Sharpe

Panel: How tech entered our hearts and our bedrooms

East London lesbian sex blogger and tequila enthusiast

East London lesbian sex blogger and tequila enthusiast

Effi Mai 

Panel: How tech entered our hearts and our bedrooms

 

 

London based front-end web developer. Interested in making web interaction more exciting.

London based front-end web developer. Interested in making web interaction more exciting.

A mum and solo founder of the soon to be launched, The CaterClub, an online Marketplace of Caterers and an efficient way for businesses to order local food direct. 

mum and solo founder of the soon to be launched, The CaterClub, an online Marketplace of Caterers and an efficient way for businesses to order local food direct. 

Ingrid Marsh

Panel: Who gives a damn about work life balance

Brittney Bean is the co-founder of music tech startup, Songdrop, and the co-founder of the fried chicken brand, Mother Clucker. She has been working with startups since 2007 and has the been the director of several digital agencies.

Brittney Bean is the co-founder of music tech

startup, Songdrop, and the co-founder of the fried chicken brand, Mother Clucker. She has been working with startups since 2007 and has the been the director of several digital agencies.

Brittney Bean

Panel: Who gives a damn about work life balance

Selena is the Head of Digital Marketing at Microsoft Mobile UK, where she oversees social media, CRM, display, SEM and mobile advertising. Selena and her team made waves during the Apple launch in September 2013 with the “Thanks, Apple ;)” tweet. It was named by Twitter as the most re-tweeted brand tweet of all time, and it was nominated by the Drum magazine as Tweet of the Year, 2013.

Selena is the Head of Digital Marketing at Microsoft Mobile UK, where she oversees social media, CRM, display, SEM and mobile advertising. Selena and her team made waves during the Apple launch in September 2013 with the “Thanks, Apple ;)” tweet. It was named by Twitter as the most re-tweeted brand tweet of all time, and it was nominated by the Drum magazine as Tweet of the Year, 2013.

Selina Harrington

 Connected by Tech - Building offline relationships online

Mom, CEO, designer, art director and artist. In 2012 Bethany co-founded Technology Will Save Us, one of the UK's most exciting tech start ups focussed on education. Technology Will Save Us instigates 21st century learning. 

Mom, CEO, designer, art director and artist. In 2012 Bethany co-founded Technology Will Save Us, one of the UK's most exciting tech start ups focussed on education. Technology Will Save Us instigates 21st century learning. 

Bethany Koby

Will Technology Save Us?

Founder and CEO of Little Riot, an interaction design company based in Newcastle. Developing Pillow Talk, a product that connects couples in long distance relationships using their heartbeats. 

Joanna Montgomery

Panel: How tech entered our hearts and our bedrooms

Paola Kathuria co-counded Limitless, one of the UK’s first Internet companies. She is a psychology/computing hybrid with 25 years experience in the computing industry. She ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to print a book of feminist porn. Paola met her husband online 26 years ago!

Paola Kathuria co-counded Limitless, one of the UK’s first Internet companies. She is a psychology/computing hybrid with 25 years experience in the computing industry. She ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to print a book of feminist porn. Paola met her husband online 26 years ago!

Paola Kathuria

Panel: How tech entered our hearts and our bedrooms