chief executive, Tech Nation; board member, Barbican
Gerard Grech is the chief executive of Tech Nation, a privately and publicly funded organisation focused on accelerating the growth of digital businesses across the UK through growth programmes, digital entrepreneurship skills development and championing of the UK’s digital tech sector through data and media campaigns. He is also a board member of the Barbican, Europe’s largest arts centre.
Gerard has over 20 years’ experience in the world of digital media, web, mobile, venture capital and start-up development. His international experience in London, Paris and New York, building digital products and rolling them out across 5 continents, has given him global vision and local expertise, spanning product development, business strategy and venture capital in technology businesses. Before that he was a new media journalist and started his career in the music business.
Follow Gerard on Twitter: @gerardgrech
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