Tech Industry Gold Live! 16 March 2022

We are back! Our live event for Tech Industry Gold degree students will take place on Wednesday 16th March 2022 (10.00 – 17.00).

This year’s theme is innovation, inspiration and motivation.


Download the programme: Tech Industry Gold Live Programme (web)


  • Date: Wednesday 16 March, 10-00 – 17.00 hrs
  • Venue: BT, Snowhill 3, Queensway, Birmingham B4 6GA
  • Who should attend:  Degree students from Tech Industry Gold accredited universities, course lecturers, programme directors

Please note registrations have now closed.

If you are an employer interested in opportunities to take part – including participating in the Employer Village and getting a chance to meet with new talent from the Tech Industry Gold community – please get in touch. Email [email protected] for further information.



Music producer to tech entrepreneur – Danny Manu
Danny is a passionate serial entrepreneur who started his professional career as a global technology engineer for Quanta Networks Inc. His passion for music and audio production led him to be part of a music production team which included number one artist, Fleur East. Dedicated to audio perfection, Danny raised over $500,000 in crowd funding for his first product MyManu Clik– truly wireless live translation ear buds – beating Google to market. Inspirational to young technologists across the world, Danny joins us at Tech Industry Gold Live to share his journey and inspire our audience. Read more about Danny Manu here.



Growth expert and top woman in tech – Naomi Timperley
Not only was Naomi voted into the top three most influential women in technology by, but she has also enabled hundreds of individuals and business develop their tech businesses and growth plans. She is a mentor, growth expert and passionate about people in tech. She co-founded Tech North Advocates and GSI sits on the board of several organisations. Read more about Naomi here.



Matthew Wallwork, BT Research

BT Research Specialist, Future Infrastructure, Matthew Wallwork

Matt is a Research Specialist in the Future Infrastructure team in BT Applied Research. Matt designs and programmes IoT (Internet of Things) platforms which has included platforms for Smart Homes, Smart Health, and Connected Vehicles. Matt has worked for BT for 2 years since completing his bachelor’s degree in Computing from Bournemouth University. Read more about Matthew here:



Programme Director, Fast Futures, Amy Caton

Amy leads, delivers and shapes the ambitious and pioneering FastFutures programme. Designed to help talented and diverse young people upskill and start their careers each year. Read more about Amy here.