Journalist, reporter and author, Kate has been writing about technology and the Internet since 1995. She’s been a regular on BBC technology programme Click for over a decade and has written for National Geographic Traveller magazine for 6 years. She speaks at conferences and digital strategy and policy meetings, as well as lecturing in schools and universities to inspire the next generation of technologists. She was recently appointed to the BCS Chartered Institute for IT’s ‘Influence Board’ and she has been honoured in the Hall of Fame for the Computer Weekly Top 50 most influential women in UK IT.
"As the Chartered Institute for IT, it is important our events are hosted by a professional who is credible within the industry. Kate is a consummate professional and brings that credibility and knowledge to our events whether they are discussion forums or celebratory events. Kate Russell is very thorough in her preparation and research for events and is accomplished at helping other speakers and guests feel at ease. She works hard to entertain the audience and keep things running to schedule. For this reason she is on our list of top event hosts."
Head of Press & PR, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
"With her experience, knowledge and clear passion for all things technology related, Kate Russell made a fantastic Chair for our discussion on the future of Britain’s broadband. Using her journalistic acumen, Kate asked all the right probing questions of our panellists and facilitated a lively debate. As both an informative and entertaining speaker, we were delighted with Kate’s contribution to the discussion."
Head of Events, Policy Exchange
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