Poppy Dowell

Poppy Dowell

Head of 5G Acceleration for 5PRING, Wayra UK

Poppy is head of 5G acceleration for 5PRING at Wayra UK, delivering the UK’s first 5G commercial application accelerators based in the West Midlands. She has extensive experience running corporate innovation and start-up acceleration programmes. Prior to becoming head of 5G acceleration for 5PRING Poppy worked within the connected and automated vehicle industry as senior partnership manager for Zenzic. Poppy is particularly passionate about digital innovation and helping small businesses harness their potential to scale into world-altering businesses.

Panel: thur 26 Nov, 14:30 – 15:30

The Midlands, an Engine for Investment

The Midlands is the economic heartbeat of the UK, a region of excellence in connectivity – regionally, nationally and internationally. Join our panel of investment industry leaders as we explore the Midlands from East to West across 5G test beds, advanced manufacturing, e-commerce, fintech and life sciences, and learn more about how initiatives like the Midlands Engine Investment Fund are accelerating growth and driving innovation.

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