Successful CEOs Series: Gerard Grech, CEO of Tech City UK

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 18:00
Startup Grind London


Fireside chat with Gerard Grech, CEO of Tech City UK about how the UK government and it's organisation can help your startup.

Gerard Grech is the CEO of Tech City UK, an organisation focused on accelerating the growth of digital businesses in London and across cities in the UK. He is also a member of the UK Government’s Digital Economy Council and Greater London Authority’s Smart London Board, both focused on economic growth through digital innovation. 


Gerard has 15 years experience in the world of digital media, web and mobile. His international experience in London, Paris and New York, building digital products and rolling them out across 5 continents, has given him global vision and local expertise, spanning product development, business strategy and venture capital. Before that he was a new media journalist and started his career in the music business.

We will talk to Gerard about the UK government's tech strategy, what it means for your company, what tools, resources and grants you can tap into to get your company to the next level and what Brexit will mean from the business/tech perspective. 


6:00 pm Networking, drinks

7:00 pm Fireside chat

8:00 pm Networking, drinks

Hosted By:

Marian Gazdik

Director, Europe at Startup Grind.

Founder of Bhere.TV, a platform that brings business leaders live online. Startup mentor and judge at Virgin Startup,Startup Weekend & Mass Challenge. Ex-Orange, ex-Reebok. Contributor to

Marian was featured in New Europe 100 (organised by Financial Times, Google, Respublica and Visegrad Fund), the list of outstanding challengers who are leading world class innovation from Central and Eastern Europe.

Twitter: @mgazdik

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