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Managing Director, Reedmace Solutions Ltd

Pedro Ruão

Founder & CEO, Omniflow

Raj Sandhu

CEO/Chief Business Scientist, Bikal

Tommy Williams

Founder & CEO, PLINX

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Innovation Partner, Digital Catapult

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Head of 5G Acceleration, Wayra

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Innovation Manager, WMG, University of Warwick

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5G Application Accelerator Lead, West Midlands 5G

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Manufacturing Innovation Manager, West Midlands 5G

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Accelerator & Communications Director, West Midlands 5G

Mike Lewis

Sector Lead – Creative, Digital & Tech, West Midlands Growth Company

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Senior Advisor, UK5G

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Director of Economic Strategy, GBSLEP

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Senior 5G Technologist, Digital Catapult

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Director, Sports Business Group, Deloitte

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Digital Transformation proposition Lead in Sports, Deloitte

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Tech Strategy and Innovation Leader, Deloitte

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Consultant, Deloitte

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Head of Digital Transformation, NHS Arden & GEM CSU

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Head of Innovation & Technology, Port of Tyne

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Founding & Managing Partner, Wisdom Works Ventures

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