Tech City From The Inside

A session at Digital Shoreditch Festival 2013

Monday 20th May, 2013

9:55am to 10:50am (GMT)

A panel session with some of Tech City's most influential voices.

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Eze Vidra

Head, Google Campus

Head of Campus London, a physical space started by Google in collaboration with partners, dedicated for startups.

Co-founded a tech startup in Israel in 2003 and in 2005 founded VC Cafe, a popular blog on early stage Israeli startups.

Prior to leading Campus, Eze was a strategic partnerships manager at Google, where he spearheaded a lot of our work in developing the commerce offering in Europe. Previously, he worked in a number of tech companies: Principal Product Manager of AOL Search in Europe, Senior Product Manager at Ask.com in San Francisco, Product Manager at Gerson Lehrman Group in New York and Team Leader at Shopping.com in Israel.

Eze has an MBA from London Business School and a BA in Business Administration, IT Management and Entrepreneurship from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Israel. In his spare time, Eze serves as a mentor to several European incubators, including Seedcamp, Springboard, Launch48, Lean Startup Machine, Entrepreneurship summer school, Emerge Labs and Oxygen and am on the advisory board of 88Mph (an incubator in Nairobi), and BBC Labs.

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Benjamin Southworth

Deputy CEO, Tech City UK

Benjamin is a well-respected and long-standing member of East London’s and Cambridge’s startup ecosystems, and has coached, mentored, and launched a series of startups and startup events over the past few years. Last year, he was chosen to take up the Deputy CEO role at the Tech City Investment Organisation

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Andrew Sissons

Head of Regeneration Delivery for Hackney Council

Andrew Sissons is Head of Regeneration Delivery for Hackney Council, and is responsible for town centres, inward investment, visitor economy, private sector development and developing business growth, particularly in the creative industries. This is Andrew’s second stint at Hackney leading major projects such as Hackney House Shoreditch and Austin and the hackney Fashion Hub. Andrew is a passionate supporter of entrepreneurialism helping many businesses in Hackney get started.

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29 attendees

  • Andrew Sissons
  • Alex Dunsdon
  • Alex Shebar
  • David Sarlos
  • David Fried
  • Salsa
  • Eze Vidra
  • Sam Elworthy
  • Gilson Vilela Jr 
  • karl hildebrandt
  • Stephanie Hopper
  • Benjamin Southworth
  • John Bingham-Hall
  • James Weaver
  • Julian Blake
  • lilianchao
  • Louisa James
  • Louisa James
  • Maighread
  • Marcel Münch
  • Maurice Farmer
  • Michael Price
  • Nick Noble
  • Peter Treacher
  • simon robertshaw
  • Steve Guinness
  • Tom Dolan
  • Simon Thethi
  • Anthony Zboralski

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  • Alby Barber

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Time 9:55am10:50am GMT

Date Mon 20th May 2013


Assembly Hall, Shoreditch Town Hall

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