Cultura en Red

06
March
Madrid
 

Conference Program

10:00h

Welcome to Espacio Bertelsmann

Speakers

Fernando Carro

Fernando Carro

President of Bertelsmann España

10:05h

Institutional welcome

Speakers

Andrus Ansip

Andrus Ansip

Vice President for the Digital Single Market in the European Commission

Fernando Benzo

Fernando Benzo

Secretary of State for Culture

José María Lassalle

José María Lassalle

Secretary of State for Information Society and the Digital Agenda

10:30h

First Table

Round table: Will the Digital Single Market proposals foster the development of the cultural industries?

Speakers

Linda Corugedo Steneberg

Linda Corugedo Steneberg

Director for Policy Strategy and Outreach at DG Connect at the European Commission

Óscar Sáenz de Santa María

Óscar Sáenz de Santa María

General Director for Cultural and Book Industries. Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport

José Manuel Gómez Bravo

José Manuel Gómez Bravo

Head of IP at Grupo Prisa

Luis Elías

Luis Elías

General Counsel at Grupo Planeta

Andrew Hall

Andrew Hall

Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs at NBC Universal

12:00h

Coffee Break

12:30h

Second Table

Round table: Who said media is dead? The digital reinvention of media

Speakers

Rhys Noelke

Rhys Noelke

Senior Vice President Strategy RTL Group

José Luis Hervías

José Luis Hervías

General Director at Universal Pictures Spain

Patricia Pérez

Patricia Pérez

General Corporative Director at Atresmedia

14:00h

Cocktail

15:30h

Third Table

How to make a cultural project profitable in the digital era: the experience of young entrepreneurs

Speakers

Javier Andrés Marín

Javier Andrés Marín

Founder and CEO of Ticketea

Pedro Henrique

Pedro Henrique

Co-founder, CTO of Urban Roosters

Elvira Sastre

Elvira Sastre

Poet and translator

Tamara Kreisler

Tamara Kreisler

Founder of the online art gallery kreislerart.com

Jordi Solé

Jordi Solé

General Director of Formación Universitaria Online at Grupo Planeta

17:00h

Fourth Table

New employment fields: where are they and which competences are needed to find one

Speakers

Ventura Pobre

Ventura Pobre

Vice President of Digital Europe

Montserrat Gomendio

Montserrat Gomendio

Director at the Directorate of Education and Skills at the OECD

Hays Steilberg

Hays Steilberg

Vice President of Talent & Corporate HR at Bertelsmann

Jessica Cecil

Jessica Cecil

Responsible of Make it Digital at BBC

 

Conference Speakers

Fernando Carro

Fernando Carro

President of Bertelsmann España

Fernando Carro (Barcelona, 1964) is the global CEO of Arvato Bertelsmann and member of Bertelsmann’s Executive Board since August 2015. Plus, he is president of Bertelsmann Spain.
After having enrolled in a professional dual training program as trade technician at BASF Española, Fernando Carro studied Economics Engineering Karlsruhe University. Meanwhile, Fernando was member of the student organization AIESEC in Venezuela and Germany, becoming president of AIESEC Germany (90/91) and then president AIESEC International for two years (91/93). Between 1982 y 1993, he also worked as freelance sports journalist for newspapers from Spain, Austria and Germany.
In 1993, Fernando Carro joined Bertelsmann. One year later, he was appointed general director of Etrasa in Madrid (Company integrated in the division of Professional Information of Bertelsmann) and in 1998 he was named general director of Heinrich Vogel Verlag in Munich. In 1999 he joined the Group Management Committee of Bertelsmann Springer. Two years later, he moved to Barcelona to become in general director of Círculo de Lectores. In 2006, Fernando Carro joined the Executive Board of the division Direct Group of Bertelsmann, being responsible of the campaigns in German-speaking countries and those developed in the Iberian Peninsula. In 2008, Fernando was named president and managing director of the division Direct Group of Bertelsmann. In 2012, he became member of the Group Management Committee of Bertelsmann (GMC), representing the strategic development region of Latin America and Spain.
Fernando Carro is also member of the Board of Directors of Fundación Bertelsmann 2005.

Andrus Ansip

Andrus Ansip

Vice President for the Digital Single Market in the European Commission

Born in Estonia, Andrus Ansip is married and has three children. He has been Commission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market since 2014 to present. He was Member of the European Parliament, Vice-President for the ALDE group and Member of the Estonian parliament during 2014. From 2005 to 2014, he also was Prime Minister of Estonia. From 2004 to 2005, Ansip was Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications. From 1998 to 2004, Ansip occupied the post of Mayor of Tartu.
Previous to his political and institutional career, Ansip worked from 1994 to 1995 as Deputy Head of Tartu Department of North Estonian Bank and was Member of the Board of Directors of Rahvapank between 1993 and 1994. He also worked as senior engineer at the Institute of General and Molecular Pathology of Tartu State University from 1983 to 1986.

Fernando Benzo

Fernando Benzo

Secretary of State for Culture

Fernando Benzo graduated in Law by Universidad Pontificia de Comillas and is member of the Higher Corps of Civil Administrators of the State since 1994.
After having started his career at the Administration of the Minister of Justice as Counsellor for international judicial cooperation, he held different posts at the Minister of Domestic Affairs from 1996 to 2001: Advisor at the Minister’s cabinet, Director of the Cabinet of the Secretary of State for Security and Technical Secretary. In 2001, Fernando was appointed General Director of the State Society for Correctional Institutions. In 2002, he was named Managing Director of the foundation Fundación de Víctimas del Terrorismo, until 2007. After having worked at private companies, from 2009 to 2011 Benzo was advisor of the Popular group at the European Parliament. He was named Deputy Secretary of Education, Culture and Sports in January 2012. In November 2016 he was appointed Secretary of State of Culture.

José María Lassalle

José María Lassalle

Secretary of State for Information Society and the Digital Agenda

Educational training:
José María Lassalle holds a PdH in Law by the University of Cantabria.
Professional career:
Secretary of State for Information Society and Digital Agenda since November 2016. Secretary of State for Culture (2011-2016). Lassalle was Member of the Parliament from Cantabria since 2004 until 2012, and spokesperson of Cultural affairs of the Popular Group at the Spanish Parliament. Lassalle has been professor of Law Philosophy at the University of Cantabria (1996-2000) and at the University Carlos III of Madrid (2001-2003); professor of comparative politics systems at San Pablo-CEU University of Madrid (2003-2006); and professor of History of the Ideas at University of Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid (2006-2008). Until 2011, he was professor in the area of law philosophy at the University of Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid. He has been deputy director of the fraternity Colegio Mayor Isabel de España (2002-2003) and director of the foundation Fundación Carolina of the Mister for Foreign Affairs (2003-2004).

Linda Corugedo Steneberg

Linda Corugedo Steneberg

Director for Policy Strategy and Outreach at DG Connect at the European Commission

Since 2016, Linda works at the European Commission as Director of Policy Strategy and outreach. Since 2015, she has been Principal Advisor and Digital Single Market Global Ambassador at DG CONNECT. Between April 2014 and April 2015, she worked as Special Advisor of the Minister Counsellor on Humanitarian assistance and civil protection at DG ECHO in the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, leading the EU preparations and negotiations for the third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan, on March 2015.
During 2012, Linda worked as Director at DG CONNECT Cooperation: International, Interinstitutional, Communication and Stakeholders. Between April 2011 and June 2012, Linda was Director at DG INFSO: General Affairs. From 2008 to 2011, she worked as Director at DG ECFIN: Resources and Communication. During November and December 2007, Linda was Head of Unit at DG COMM/C3: Editorial content and support. From 2006 to 2007, she worked as Head of Unit at DG COMM/A3-Communication: Research and Assessment. Between 1999 and 2006, Linda was Head of Unit at DG PRESS/A3 and Co-ordinator of the Representations of the European Commission in the Member States. From 1996 to 1999, Corugedo was Head of Representation at the Representation in Stockholm. From 1994 to 1996, Linda was Deputy Chief of Mission (Minister) at the Permanent Swedish, Representation to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva. Main fields were WTO, i.e. Nordic negotiator before Sweden joined the EU in the Trade and Environment Committee and for China's WTO accession and UNHR matters. From 1990 to 1994, Linda was Deputy Chief of Mission (Counsellor) at the Swedish Embassy in Madrid working on European integration, political and economic aspects; EEA; accession of Sweden to EC/EU; and Spain's security and economic policy. From 1987to 1999 she was Head of Section at the Political Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, South East Asia. From 1983 to 1987, Linda was First Secretary at the Swedish Delegation to the European Communities in Brussels, working on the EC-EFTA Luxembourg meeting 1984 (European Economic Space) and on the negotiations to adapt the Free Trade Agreements to EC 12. White Book on the Single Market. The EC’s trade relations with third countries, ECSC. From 1981 to 1983, Linda was First Secretary at the Swedish Embassy in Thailand, working on political reporting, refugee questions and press and information. From 1980 to1981, Linda was First Secretary at the Political Department in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Middle East. From 1979 to 1980, Corugedo worked as First Secretary at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs as a preparatory year. Between 1975 and 1979, Linda was Second Secretary at the Ministry for Foreign Trade, working on European integration and the negotiations to adapt Sweden's market access for steel products within the framework of the ECSC Treaty.
Linda was Chairman of the Students Association of the Stockholm School of Economics from 1974 to 1975. She has a MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics, majoring in macroeconomics and information systems, and the management training Essentials of Leadership by London Business School.
Linda speaks five languages: Swedish, English, French, Spanish and German.

Óscar Sáenz de Santa María

Óscar Sáenz de Santa María

General Director for Cultural and Book Industries. Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport

Born on the 6th April, 1974, in Madrid, Óscar is graduated in Law by Universidad Pontificia Comillas and is part of the group of State Attorneys (Cuerpo de Abogados del Estado). As State Attorney, he worked at the High Court of Justice of Madrid, where he directed projects linked to the cultural field such as the Project on the Archivo de Salamanca, intellectual property, assets of cultural interest and the payment of 1% of cultural tax. In September 2009, he was appointed Chief State Attorney at the Minister of Education, and in January 2012 he became head of the State Attorneys service at the Minister of Education, Culture and Sports. Since January 2017, he is General Director of Cultural and Book Industries at the Minister of Education, Culture and Sports.

José Manuel Gómez Bravo

José Manuel Gómez Bravo

Head of IP at Grupo Prisa

Lawyer and Intellectual Property expert José Manuel Gómez Bravo joined the group as Director of New Editions (Nuesa). Previously, he was appointed Director of Legal Services of the musical editions of Gran Vía Musical; prior to this he assumed the responsibility of being Director of Intellectual Property at Prisa.
He currently performs other duties as Manager of the Euro-American Chair of Intellectual Property, created in 2008, and concurrently for the International Institute of Political Science and the UNESCO Chair on Political Science and Comparative Administrative Study. He is an honorary collaborator at the Menéndez Pelayo International University (UIMP), President of the Social Council of the International Institute of Political Science, a member of the consultative body of the UN Economic and Social Council, Vice President of the Fundación Instituto de Cultura del Sur (ICS), Director of the Revista Iberoamericana de Derechos y Libertades Civiles [Iberoamerican Journal of Rights and Civil Liberties], edited by Universia. He has been Co-Director of the Master’s program in Intellectual Property at the Carlos III University in Madrid and President of the National Association of Audiovisual Editors [Asociación Nacional de Editores Audiovisuales, ANEA] and Vice President and Co-ordinator of the Anti-Piracy Round Table in Spain.

Luis Elías

Luis Elías

General Counsel at Grupo Planeta

Luis Elias graduated in Law at the University of Navarra and obtained a Master in EU Law at the Amsterdam University.
He started his professional career as a Lawyer at Garrigues at the Finance and M&A department. From 1996-2000 he became Legal Counsel at the public listed company Duro Felguera, S.A. From 2000-2006 he was Head of legal Department of Sara Lee Southern Europe, a US based consumer goods manufacturer and distributer. Since 2006 Luis Elias is General Counsel at Grupo Planeta. Grupo Planeta is a publishing leader in Spain and Latin America and second position in France. They are present in Spain with Antena 3 TV, Onda Cero and La Razon. Furthermore, Grupo Planeta is present in education, cinema and distribution activities.
His main responsibilities are legal, tax, author’s rights and internal audit. His main expertise is intellectual property rights, corporate, MA and tax. In addition Luis Elias is since 1998 guest professor at the University of Oviedo.

Andrew Hall

Andrew Hall

Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs at NBC Universal

Andrew Hall is Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs at NBCUniversal International in which position he leads the company’s government affairs, regulatory and content protection functions outside North America. He is a member of the Senior Management Team at NBCUniversal International and is based in London.
Andrew was promoted to his current position in May 2015. Before that he was Chief Counsel, Legal and Business Affairs for NBCUniversal International from 2007 to 2015. He started his corporate career working in the head office at PolyGram in London, before moving to lead the legal team in Universal Pictures’ home entertainment business.
Before moving in-house, Andrew qualified and worked as a lawyer at the law firm Slaughter and May, working in both the London and Hong Kong offices.

Rhys Noelke

Rhys Noelke

Senior Vice President Strategy RTL Group

Rhys Noelke is Senior Vice President Strategy at RTL Group’s Corporate Center in Luxembourg. RTL Group is the leading European entertainment network with 60 TV channels, 31 radio stations, the worldwide production company FremantleMedia as well as digital businesses across the Group and in US. RTL Group has become the leading European media company in online video and is ranked among the top four global players in online video, holding majority stakes in the multi-platform networks BroadbandTV, Stylehaul, Divimove as well as the video advertising market place SpotX.

Rhys joined RTL Group in Luxembourg as Executive Assistant to CEO Gerhard Zeiler in 2007. Previously he worked at RTL Interactive in various positions, focusing on launching the video-on-demand platform RTL Now and cross-platform content development. Rhys studied Political Science and History at the University of Cologne and started his carreer in media as freelance journalist.

José Luis Hervías

José Luis Hervías

General Director at Universal Pictures Spain

José Luis Hervías Sanz is the General Manager and Representative of Universal Pictures International Spain, part of the leading media and entertainment group NBCUniversal.
José Luis also represents Universal Pictures Iberia, the Home Entertainment division of the Studio in Spain.
José Luis holds a Master degree in Economics and Business Administration and has been in involved in the film and media industry for 19 years.
Before running Universal Pictures International Spain, he was the head of United International Pictures in Spain, responsible for the theatrical strategy and releases of the product coming from the Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Studios.
Previously, José Luis worked in Sony Pictures and Columbia Pictures from the Studio in Los Angeles (California), where he was the Vice President International Distribution for Sony Pictures Releasing International for Latin American and the Caribbean.
José Luis was also the head of Marketing for Sony Pictures Releasing International in Spain and was part of the start-up team that launched Kinepolis in Spain. He has held several operations and financial positions in companies such as Kinepolis and Zardoya Otis.
He is not only a passionate for film and media, but also of any means of cultural expression and collaborates with non-profitable organizations and other philanthropic associations.

Patricia Pérez

Patricia Pérez

General Corporative Director at Atresmedia

Patricia Pérez is General Corporative Director at Atresmedia Group, and member of the Steering and Business Committees. She is responsible of the development of corporate projects, operative management, HR, public relations, documentation and systems, as well as of the policy of Corporate Responsibility.
Her career started in 1996 at TELEFÓNICA Group, where she developed different activities in business areas linked to technological innovation and the creation of new markets. At the subsidiary company TELEFÓNICA PUBLICIDAD E INFORMACIÓN (TPI), she participated in the identification and development of new opportunities of editorial business in Latin American markets. In 1999, she joined another Company of the same group, TERRA NETWORKS, where she worked Controller of e-commerce, participating in the creation of its strategic plan and implementing it in different countries (Latin America, Spain and the US).

She joined Atresmedia in 2002, and she has occupied the post of Director of Development of Corporate Projects since 2010, participating in the creation and implementation of strategic and transversal projects for the organization and growth of the Group.

Javier Andrés Marín

Javier Andrés Marín

Founder and CEO of Ticketea

Javier Andrés Marín is the founder and CEO of Ticketea. Javier graduated from Business Administration at ICADE (Madrid) and Tulane University (EE.UU.), and completed his training with a Master in Digital Trade at IE Business School. He worked as consultant for 7 years at companies such as KPMG or AT. Kearney, working on innovation and business development projects for clients such as Telefónica, Terra, Guggenheim Bilbao, Inditex, Banco Santander, BBDO or Havas Media.
He actively collaborates in the development of entrepreneurship in Spain. He is profesor at INESDI, mentor at SeedRocket and often participates as writer. In 2012, Javier was chosen as one of the best European entrepreneus at the European Young Innovation Forum in Bruselas, and, a year later, he was named member of the Advisory Board of start-ups at SXSW 2013. He was awarded in 2014 as the Best Entrepreneur of the Year in Spain by the magazine Emprendedores; in 2015 he was appointed as Endeavor Entrepreneur and in 2016 he was nominated as “Ejecutivo del año” at Ticketing Technology Forum Awards.

Pedro Henrique

Pedro Henrique

Co-founder, CTO of Urban Roosters

Pedro Henrique is a Brazilian entrepreneur that currently lives in Madrid. He co-created the Urban Roosters, an online platform for Hip Hop competitions. He is responsible for product & development aspects of the platform, he also helps shape the company's strategy and growth.

Prior to his current role, Pedro H. was an Interactive Art Director with more than 10 years of experience. He worked for clients such as Vodafone, Ono, PlayStation, Telefonica, Renault, Mc Donalds and Carrefour. Working for TBWA\Spain, Publicis Groupe, Tango, Evoluciona.

In 2009, Pedro H. co-founded his first company in Spain, called Visu.All, which focused in create a new internet browsing experience, allowing users to navigate in two websites at the same time.

He has a bachelor's degree in Advertisement and Marketing from Fundação Armando Alvarez Penteado in São Paulo, a Master in Fine Arts from Universidad San Pablo CEU in Madrid and a specialization in High Tech businesses, a ignite program from Cambridge Judge Business School.

He also loves soccer, beer and running. He tries to approach things in life with acceptance, enjoyment, and enthusiasm.

Elvira Sastre

Elvira Sastre

Poet and translator

Elvira Sastre (Segovia, June 1992) is a writer, literary translator and English philologist.

She is author of two poem books, «Cuarenta y tres maneras de soltarse el pelo» (Lapsus Calami, 2013) and «Baluarte» (Valparaíso Ediciones, 2014), and co-author along with Adriana Moragues of the book «Tú la Acuarela / Yo la Lírica», an auto edited volume of illustrated poems. As a translator, she has published the book of poems «Los hijos de Bob Dylan», of the north American author Gordon E. McNeer, with the editorial Valparaíso Ediciones, and she has translated to English the lyrics of the last record of Vetusta Morla, «La Deriva», and the compilation of poems «Poemas de amor» of Oscar Wilde, prologue included, with the editorial Valparaíso Ediciones.

She has been invited to several cultural events such as the book fairs Bogotá (FILBO), Madrid and Segovia; Festival Eñe; Festival de Narradores Orales de Segovia; Festival Inverso; the Premio de Poesía de Ciudad de Burgos award; the international meeting Encuentro Internacional de Poesía Ciudad de México, to name but a few. She has also been lecturer at different cultural events, conferences and meetings at Spanish and American universities, such as North Georgia University, Emory University or Hofstra University.

Moreover, Elvira has published in poetic magazines such as Café de Letras or La Galla Ciencia, and participates actively in recitals, events that normally are sold out.

Plus, she has thousands of followers all around the world and her blog, «Relocos y recuerdos», welcomes hundreds of visits every day.

The poet, who leads the ranking of bestsellers poem books in Spain, has just returned from a successful tour of concerts around the US (where «Bastion», the translation to English of «Baluarte» by Gordon E. McNeer, has been published) and México with Adriana Moragues. She continues on tour in Latin America and Spain presenting her work.

In 2015, Elvira published her third book of poems, «Ya nadie baila», and anthology of her two first books and a selection of her most iconic poems.

Nowadays, she has just published her fourth book of poems, entitled «La soledad de un cuerpo acostubrado a la herida», which has already launched its second edition.

Moreover, Sastre is preparing a novel and Works in two translation of poetry that will be published soon.

Tamara Kreisler

Tamara Kreisler

Founder of the online art gallery kreislerart.com

Tamara is founder of kreislerart.com, an online art gallery aimed at growing interest and easing the Access to works of art to the largest number of people. She studied Economic Sciences at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and at Columbia University in Nueva York. During ten years, she sold publicity for different media such as The Wall Street Journal. Then, she studied a Master in Management of Foundations and NGOs and set up and directed for 10 years the foundation Fundación Theodora in Spain, of which she still is supporter.
Two years ago, she decided to start working in the world of art, since she comes from a three-generation family of art dealers. Her grandparents, Edward and Araceli Kreisler, created Galería Kreisler in 1965. Her dream is to get people to understand that life is way better if you live it surrounded by art, and to make her start up, kreislerart.com, a sustainable business. She has lived in 9 countries, speaks 5 languages, is happily married and is mother of two children.

Jordi Solé

Jordi Solé

General Director of Formación Universitaria Online at Grupo Planeta

Jordi Solé holds a degree in Chemistry and a MBA. He counts on approximately 20 years of experience in the development and the maintenance of projects in the environment of university both at national and international level. Nowadays, he works at Planeta Formación and Universities on charge of the Project of development of Formación Universitaria Online.

Ventura Pobre

Ventura Pobre

Vice President of Digital Europe

Ventura is Vice President at Digital Europe, President of FTI (Foundation for Training in IT), and responsible of International Affairs at AMETIC Spanish National Trade Association. From 2002 to 2013, he worked as Executive President and BU Manager of the LCD TV Plant at Sharp Electronica in Barcelona. From 1999 to 2002, Ventura was Operations Vice President and Chief Industrial Officer at Philips DC North&South America Ann Arbor (MI). From 1995 to 1999, Ventura worked as BU Manager of small CRT-TVs at Phillips DC Europe. Between 1986 and 1994, Ventura was BU Manager of Black Ceramics at Philips Components in Hamburg and Madrid. From 1976 to 1986, Ventura worked as Industrial Manager at Polygram Spain.

Ventura has a Master in Business Administration by IESE Barcelona, a Master in Marketing by EADA Madrid, and a Master in Industrial Engineering.

Montserrat Gomendio

Montserrat Gomendio

Director at the Directorate of Education and Skills at the OECD

Ms. Gomendio works with the Director to support the Secretary-General’s strategic orientations in the area of education and skills with the aim to help countries strengthen employability, social participation and inclusiveness and to build effective and efficient educational institutions to make reform happen. She ensures effective collaboration with other areas at the OECD dealing with common issues.

Ms. Gomendio was Secretary of State for Education, Vocational Training and Universities at the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, from January 2012 to May 2015. During this period of time the Spanish Government undertook an education reform.

Previously she enjoyed a productive career in academia. She worked at the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) from 1991, where she became a Research Professor. In 1997 she was appointed Director of the Natural History Museum, and from 2003 until 2004 served as Vice-President for Organisation and Institutional Relations of the CSIC.

Ms. Gomendio, a Spanish national, holds a General Management Program degree from the IESE Business School, a PhD in Behavioural Ecology from the University of Cambridge (U.K.), and a BSc in Biology from the Complutense University of Madrid.

Hays Steilberg

Hays Steilberg

Vice President of Talent & Corporate HR at Bertelsmann

Dr. Hays Steilberg is an American who has lived and worked in both the U.S. and Germany over the course of many years. He studied at the University of Heidelberg and earned his PhD in Germany. After joining German media conglomerate Bertelsmann,he worked initially as a publisher and then in corporate development. From 2005 to 2008, Dr. Steilberg was responsible for global Human Resources at Random House Inc., the world's largest trade book publisher, headquarted in New York.

Since 2009, he has served the parent company Bertelsmann SE where, as Executive Vice President, he is responsible for all corporate Human Resources management, top executives and global talent management. He reports into the executive board of the company and directs his efforts toward ensuring that Bertelsmann hires, develops and retains the best available talent for the ongoing success of the company.

Jessica Cecil

Jessica Cecil

Responsible of Make it Digital at BBC

Jessica is Controller of BBC Make it Digital. Working with over fifty industry partners and teams across the BBC, she leads the BBC’s major education initiative, aiming to inspire a new generation to get creative with coding, programming and digital technology. Before this she was Chief of Staff to four BBC Director-Generals. In 2011, she led the strategic change programme to focus BBC spending and save £700 million a year. She is an Emmy-nominated programme maker, and has held senior production roles, including Executive Producer in the BBC Science department and Assistant Editor of BBC Newsnight. She is passionate about education, and is on the advisory body of the charity IntoUniversity, which helps thousands of underprivileged young people reach their potential and enter higher education.

 

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