BIMA Directors' Dinner


Posted by BIMA

Event info
21 Nov 2018
Quo Vadis, 26-29 Dean Street, W1D 3LL, London
Full Price
£ 165

The nearer the top of an organisation you are, the harder it is to find safe spaces to have meaningful conversations about the challenges you face. That’s why our Directors’ Dinners exist. They are specifically designed for the leaders of brands, digital and tech companies to share ideas and experiences, overcome challenges and, perhaps, arrange collaborations. The food is always spectacular too.

Our next Directors’ Dinner is on 21 November at Quo Vadis in Soho and we’ll be joined by two of BIMA’s council chairs who will be your hosts for the evening and happy to talk tech, digital and education.:

* IBM’s Dan Bailey, chair of our Tech Council

* Tiffany St James, CEO at Transmute Worldwide, chair of BIMA’s University Council


BIMA Members - Cost for the evening is £125 + VAT

Non-Members - Cost for the evening is £165 + VAT

We're also offering a special 15% discount for out-of-town BIMA members (out of London, Greater London and Surrounding Areas), to receive the discount code, please email alise@bima.co.uk

This includes a three-course meal, wine, pre-dinner drinks, tea/coffee and great company.

Please note places are limited, so book ASAP to avoid disappointment.

Event speakers

Tiffany St James, CEO at Transmute Worldwide

Tiffany is the BIMA Group Chair of Universities - enabling better engagement between Digital Industry, Academia and Government to help ensure graduates have better opportunities to work within Digital Industry and Digital Industry has better access to emerging talent. 

 Tiffany is a C-suite digital strategist advising large national businesses, governments and global businesses embed better digital capability. 

 Her management consultancy Transmute helps leaders embed digital change programmes, maps digital capability, builds corporate universities and embed stronger professional capability. Clients include: BBC, Big Lottery Fund, Channel 4, HP, Google, The Guardian, Microsoft, National Trust, Norton Rose Fulbright, TalkTalk, The Telegraph, UK Government, Viacom. 

 Tiffany previously held the post of Head of Social Media for UK Government and Director of Comms for Directgov she launched data.gov.uk working with Cabinet Office and Sir Tim Berners-Lee. She was the strategic lead in Cabinet Office for social media, the first role of its kind. Tiffany is one of the inaugural Tech City100, a TED Speaker, a tech columnist for The Drum and is regularly listed as one of the UKs Top 100 Digital Marketers.

Dan Bailey, European iX CTO at IBMiX

Dan is BIMA Tech Council Chair. With over 22 years of experience in IT Dan has worked across Asia, America and Europe. He has worked closely with clients on programmes that covered the whole spectrum of IT sales and delivery across many industries. He has successfully delivered complex integration and transition projects; managed the operational running of systems; had P&L responsibilities; brought new technologies to market, and defined and deployed strategies for the IBM corporation and clients.

In his current role he manages mobile sales across IBM Europe, which includes the Apple partnership. As well as his responsibilities for sales execution and campaign management he is also the CTO for the Interactive Experience design organisation within IBM. This part of his role he manages the technical community and assures technical excellence in our delivery.

In Dan’s various roles he has had an impact on how IT is used in several industries, creating solutions, which fundamentally changed the way that industry operated. He pioneered the UK Government G-Cloud programme while working client side and also influenced IBM’s corporate cloud strategy whilst working for the IBM Chairman. Dan also played a key role in the design and build of a complex highly available system that changed the way foreign exchange commitments were settled.

Posted by BIMA

BIMA is Britain’s digital community. Our mission is to drive innovation and excellence across the digital industry. We are the connectors, thought leaders, champions and change makers determining the shape of Britain’s digital economy. Our strength is in our structure. We are powerful because our members make us so. BIMA councils set the agenda in digital hubs around the country and our Think Tanks aid industry leaders and practitioners to fuel the future. Our communities underpin everything that we do. Everything we do embodies our values of innovation, enabling community, celebrating individuals and embedding diversity into our digital ecosystem. BIMA is run by the industry, for the industry. Our independence and not-for-profit status means everything we do is for the good of our members and the industry, and it gives Government and the media confidence in our integrity. We were founded in 1985 and are proud that we were the first digital industry body anywhere in the world.

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