The first Tech Exchange event in Huddersfield, brought to you in collaboration with Hotfoot and yboo.
The evenings theme is Start-up Culture and Tech Strategy. We have two fantastic speakers talking through their experiences working in start-up scenarios.
Talk 1 - A Tech Start-up - the yboo journey, comes from the evenings sponsor, yboo.
yboo is a free to download app that compares mobile phone deals and matches the consumer to the most accurate deal based on price and signal strength where they work, live and hangout.
CEO & Founder, Martyn Gould with be sharing a first-hand insight into the journey of yboo, from the very start as a tech start up to present day as a scale up with an exciting future. Martyn’s story will include how he overcame any obstacles thrown at him along the way to make yboo what it is today. Expect a bit of bad language! Following the talk will be a Q&A.
Talk 2 - Creating a Tech Vision and Smashing It! is brought to you by one of Leeds' most recognisable tech leaders, Rich McIntyre. He is currently one of the Engineering Managers for DAZN, an over the top sports subscription service, streaming across 9 countries and is being described as "the Netflix of sport".
Rich McIntyre is straight talking technology enthusiast who is currently a Software Engineering Manager at DAZN. Having a strong software engineering background at the likes of Sky and the BBC, he will share with us how you can create your own Tech Vision, how you can leverage some of the best techniques and tooling in the industry and how you can Smash it!