Come along to a live recording of Cambridge Tech Podcast, a Cambridge Tech Week fringe festival event.
Cambridge Tech Podcast covers all things tech from the heart of the UK’s tech capital. As part of the Cambridge Tech Week Fringe Festival, Faye and James will be hosting a live recording of the show from The Bradfield Centre auditorium, sponsored by Kao Data. Listen as Jamie Urquhart (Former COO Arm), Martina King (CEO Featurespace), Adam Durrant (CEO Satavia) and Umaima Malik Ahmad (CEO 52 North Health) discuss ‘40 Years of Tech in Cambridge’. How has tech changed? What new tech is being developed here? How is the funding landscape? What is being done to sustain the workforce? How are we solving some of the world’s biggest challenges? What are the predictions for the future? And
And what is most exciting, is that you – the audience – will be part of the podcast. We want to hear your views and experiences on these topics so come with your questions for the panel and you never know, you may be on the podcast too!
It’s also a great way to meet some other interesting people in the Cambridge Tech
Wednesday 10 May
• 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM – Welcome drinks with thanks to The Bradfield Centre
• 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Live Podcast Recording
• 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM – Wrap up
Come and join us – it’s free – it’ll be interesting – and it’ll be fun!
Launched in October 2022, the podcast has quickly built a 4,000-strong following locally and around the globe, with a growing list of impressive guests from across the Cambridge Tech ecosystem.
If you are not yet subscribed to the podcast, search for Cambridge Tech Podcast on your favourite podcast platform or visit https://www.cambridgetechpodcast.com/.
Umaima Malik Ahmad – 52 North Health 2018
Umaima is CEO & co-founder of 52North which is on a mission to make precision health accessible, starting by transforming care for people undergoing cancer chemotherapy with Neutrocheck®. Umaima has been listed in Management Todays 35 Under 35 Women in Business (2022), and sits on the Boards at Health Tech Enterprise and the Pharmaceutical Licensing Group, where she is also the Editor of the Business Development & Licensing Journal. A former business development professional and banking lawyer, UMaima is a seasoned negotiator of significant M&A and licensing transactions with values in the billions of dollars,
involving pharmaceutical assets across multiple therapy areas which have had incredible tangible impact on patient treatment pathways and health outcomes.
Adam Durant – Satavia 2013
Adam is Founder and CEO of SATAVIA, working with airlines to reduce the climate impact of flying. Adam founded SATAVIA in 2013 following his involvement in the response of the 2010 Eyjafjallajokull eruption in Iceland which grounded European aviation. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed academic papers on the atmosphere and climate. Having held professional scientist positions at the University of Cambridge, Michigan Technological University and the Norwegian Institute for Air Research, he has a unique skill set and experience that positions him to tackle and lead on some of the most challenging issues in aviation including reducing the non-CO 2 impacts of flying.
Martina King – Featurespace 2008
Martina joined Featurespace™ in 2012. Formerly the Managing Director of augmented reality company Aurasma, she has an extensive career in media and technology, including MD of Yahoo! Europe and Capital Radio. Under King’s leadership, Featurespace has become the world’s leading provider of Enterprise Financial Crime prevention software, risk scoring events and preventing fraud and financial crime in more than 180 countries. The company has also raised more than £100 million in funding, supporting its ongoing expansion and ability to protect more than 30 major global financial institutions, including HSBC, TSYS, Worldpay, NatWest Group, Danske Bank, BBVA and Barclays PLC. Since 2018, she’s been honored by PaymentsSource as one of its Most Influential Women in Payments and has previously been named “Top 40 Powerful Women in Tech” by Silicon
Republic. Martina is also President of the London Chamber of Commerce.
Jamie Urquhart – Arm 1990
Jamie was part of the founding team of ARM Holdings from its inception in November 1990 until November 2002. At ARM he undertook a number of roles, including VP of Sales and Marketing, Chief Operating Officer when the company floated on NASDAQ and the LSE, and latterly Chief Strategy Officer. After ARM he was an angel investor, before joining Pond Venture Partners as a Venture Partner. He has experience of working with public companies and start-ups in operational and non-executive roles. Jamie is a Fellow of the IET and an Honorary Fellow (Entrepreneurship) of the Judge Business School.