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DigitalSurrey June

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Following our last event in March we’re very excited to be hosting our first quarterly DigitalSurrey on June 13 at G Live in Guildford.

With sponsorship from WXG (Web Expo Guildford) / Kyan and theblueballroom, June’s DigitalSurrey will host a discussion on digital strategy: from services to social, led by a panel of experts.

About the panel

DS Panel June

Lucie Glenday, Programme Director at Surrey County Council

Lucie is responsible for overseeing and improving access to reliable Broadband throughout the County and leading on the work to ensure all of Surrey’s communities have the skills and the confidence to access services online. She is also tasked with nurturing a “digital by default” model for the Council by building and championing a ‘digital culture’ that puts the user first and delivers the best, low-cost public services possible. Prior to joining the Council, Lucie worked at Cabinet Office as Head of Business Transformation, creating and running a digital consultancy service for the rest of Central Government.

Ted Nash, CEO at Liquid5

Having raised investment aged 14, Ted became the first teenager in the world to achieve 1,000,000 downloads on the App Store. At 19 years old, Ted became the youngest employee at management level for NewsInternational as Head of Digital Product Innovation. He has been covered extensively in national media and now runs Liquid5; a dynamic, well funded and fast-paced start up with his partner and CTO, Nick Reffitt. Ted also created Nascore; a seed fund which invests in talented young individuals.


Ade Oshineye, Senior Developer Advocate at Google

Based in Google’s London Office, Ade works on the Google+ project. Over the last decade he’s worked on trading systems for a variety of investment banks as well as on Google’s advertising and mobile search systems. He’s also the co-author of “Apprenticeship Patterns”: a book that teaches you how to learn to be a great programmer. Ade is particularly interested in Developer Experience, distributed systems and the future of online news.

David Woodhead, Social CRM lead at CSC

David is accountable for leading the development of CSC‘s capability in Digital Transformation. This involves working with CSC’s sector teams and partners to define the vision in key markets and developing capability to help clients realise value from the resulting business transformation. For the last 20 years David has been working with customers in high-tech, manufacturing, automotive and business services verticals, such as with sales and marketing performance management and customer experience management excellence. His focus is now primarily on assisting business leaders to align their business goals with new models of customer engagement and with execution of the supporting technology programs.

About WXG and Kyan

On Friday 25th October, Kyan will be holding the second annual WXG, a full day speaker and networking event dedicated to creating cutting edge web experiences, with parallel speaker sessions on design & development. WXG is being held at G Live in central Guildford, just a short walk from the mainline train station to London Waterloo (35 mins away) and just over 20 mins from Farnham by car.

Visit to register your interest and follow @Kyan for event updates.


About theblueballroom

theblueballroom drives powerful engagement with the people who really matter, both inside and outside your business. Bringing together internal and external communication expertise, theblueballroom offers a joined-up approach to communicating with all your stakeholders.
thefuturestory is a platform created by theblueballroom to share knowledge and experience to help business leaders work out what to do about future trends. Following a successful inaugural event in April 2013, thefuturestory will return on 2 July, with the event, “Wiring the workplace for women” which will enable you to deliver an action plan to realise the full potential of female colleagues.

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Emily is the Marketing and New Business Manager

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