Digital Innovation Commissioner, Belfast City Council
Jayne is deeply committed to delivering economic and social development through harnessing the application of innovation within business. Recently recognised for services to the NI economy with both an MBE and honorary doctorate. Fellow of both the IoD and IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology) with strong established professional network within industry, academia, government and funding providers with senior representation within professional bodies. Advisory roles include Entrepreneurial Expert Said Business School at Oxford University, IoD NI Committee, Engineering Policy Group, UK Research Institute in Secure Hardware and Embedded Systems (RISE), ECIT Strategic Advisory Board, Young Enterprise (NI), Chairman of the IET (NI, 2013/2014) and the NSPCC Changing Childhoods Board. Jayne was also recently appointed to UK Government’s Innovation expert group.
Panel: 10:30 – 11:30
The most exciting investment sectors in Northern Ireland
From Cyber Security to Artificial Intelligence, Northern Ireland is home to a vibrant and growing technology scene. Join local investors and industry leaders from both the public and private sector as we discuss the key drivers behind its growth and where the best opportunities lie for investors.