Dave has over 30 years experience in various roles. This includes over 15 years at CIO level.
Dave has been instrumental in delivering digital transformation at a number of multinational organisations, working throughout Europe, USA, South America, Middle East, Asia and Australia. Implementing solutions across multiple language groups and business cultures.
Dave holds a MA in Leading Innovation and Change awarded from York St John University in 2013.
Dave has also been recognised as a leading UK CIO and named in the CIO 100 in 2014, 2017 and 2018.
Dave is Chairman of the Northern IT Leaders Group and a member of the Yorkshire Byte Night Board.
Adrian, a passionate ‘excellence’ advocate, began working life in engineering roles, before moving on to operations and IT leadership. Adrian’s executive life culminated as the CIO / Board Director of a highly respected and successful global engineering organisation.
Adrian now provides interim, consulting & advisory services focussing on Digital strategy, technology capability and operating model development; Adrian’s innovative approach is built on the application of systems thinking, operational excellence and customer satisfaction, where he is able to call on a wealth of practical experience across the full suite of manufacturing, supply chain, sales, marketing and finance.
Outside work, Adrian enjoys running, cycling, Northern Spain and the odd slice of rare soul music.
Chris has held senior IT positions in companies in many sectors, always with a focus on improving business outcomes through the most appropriate technology available. As someone who has a constant view on the horizon for new and disruptive technology, he is a regular speaker on emerging trends and the practical application of these tools.
Chris also hosts a tech podcast called WB-40 (wb40podcast.com) and is a freelance consultant providing CTO/CIO services to companies of all sizes on a fractional basis.
Chris is Chairman of the Midlands IT Leaders group.