We want to address the region’s digital challenges by fostering collaboration and aligning digital capabilities. As a think tank, we will provide independent and strategic thought leadership to provide regional and national policymakers with insight and policy proposals to help shape an even better West Midlands.

Our Team: Digital Leadership Board

Professor Karen Elliott
Chair (Full Professor) of Practice in Finance and Fintech, University of Birmingham
Tracy Pound
Managing Director, Maximity Limited
Professor Ardavan Amini
Complex Adaptive Systems Engineer & Founder, EsseSystems
Sarg Senthil
Metaverse Lead | Data Engineer, Kagool
Professor Mohammad Patwary
Director of Digital Innovation & Solution Centre (DISC), University of Wolverhampton
Haydn Povey
CEO, SCI Semiconductor Ltd
Hollie Whittles
InfoSec Director, Purple Frog Systems Ltd
Professor Steven Furnell
Professor of Cyber Security, University of Nottingham

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