The new and emerging challenges faced by society and industry in the midst of COVID-19 demand ambitious and innovative solutions. The need to stay at home and to social distance or self-isolate presents new threats to a wide range of …
Zoë is Director of AI and Data Economy at Innovate UK. She leads a team of experts working to identify, support and accelerate business innovation in the UK, based on cutting-edge AI and data research and technology.
Zoë has a computer science background and a PhD in artificial intelligence. Prior to joining Innovate UK, she worked in industry to develop and demonstrate machine learning and information filtering algorithms for a range of applications including health and retail.
Zoë joined Innovate UK (then Technology Strategy Board) in 2007 as a Technologist focused on ICT. Since then, she has held the roles of Head of Enabling Technologies, Head of High Value Manufacturing, Head of Resource Portfolio and Deputy Director – Strategy.
The UK faces huge opportunities but major competition with the likes of China and Canada investing mega-bucks to establish centres of excellence and gravity. The UK Government is putting AI and Data at the heart of its Industrial Strategy alongside …
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