London Technology Week 2016 set for June return
Eileen Burbidge, Rohan Silva and Martha Land Fox sign up to back technology festival
Tens of thousands of global technology entrepreneurs and consumers will descend upon the capital from 20 – 26 June, as the city plays host to the third annual London Technology Week.
Leading tech figures have signed up as ambassadors for what is thought to be Europe’s biggest Technology festival, including Tech City chair Eileen Burbidge MBE, co-founder of Second Home Rohan Silva and Lastminute.com founder Martha Lane Fox CBE.
The ambassadors will take part in a programme of live events designed to promote the city’s thriving tech sector including UnGagged – SEO & Digital Marketing Conference, Tech Talent: Developing Our Future, Innovation Through Interconnection – Creating Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy.
Other ambassadors include co-founder Sarah Wood, Central Working founder James Layfield and founder of Mind Candy Michael Acton Smith.
Gordon Innes, CEO of London & Partners said: “With a world-class series of events and speakers, London Technology Week provides a perfect platform for us to showcase why London is leading destination for technology businesses looking to start, grow and scale.
James Layfield, Founder of Central Working and London Technology Week Ambassador, added: “It's a fantastic opportunity to showcase some of the best ideas coming out of this city and also provides us with the chance to look to the future and discuss how we can support our digital entrepreneurs as they continue to thrive, innovate and attract world-leading tech talent.”