Lee Strafford

Making Open Collaboration Work

Speaker bio

Lee has been busy disrupting in and around Sheffield for years now. He originally rose to fame as the CEO of PlusNet taking the ISP from 7 to 200+ employees during his tenure which was eventually acquired by BT. More recently Lee has become a member of the Sheffield City Region LEP with a vision and focus around championing the creative & digital industries as an economic force for Sheffield's future. In the terrific talk, Lee deconstructs how he and his Plusnet colleagues used technology to enable open collaboration work and succeed. He finishes on explaining his view on the problems facing UK PLC and how we can fix it.