Founder, Disruption Ltd
Emer has a background in open data, technoethics, engagement and organizational change. She has worked in local, regional and central government. She established the London Datastore when working as Director of Digital Project in City Hall London. She is part of TransportAPI an SME powering change and innovation in transport. She works on Technology Engagement for Co-op Digital particularly around Federation House an open community of businesses and innovators in the heart of Manchester. She is Chair of the Open Data Governance Board advising the Irish Government on the Open Data Strategy.
In a Dragon’s Den style session the three finalists of the #DigiDen competition will pitch their ideas for a digital co-op. The winner of the £2,000 start-up funding and five days of business support will be picked by the audience.