Naomi is Co Founder of Tech North Advocates. Tech North Advocates is a private sector led coalition of expert individuals from the tech sector and broader community who will be committed to championing the North of England’s potential as a world-class hub for tech and digital businesses. Naomi is also an experienced Partnerships & Engagement Consultant working with Tech and Digital businesses with established relationships across the UK – especially in the tech and digital sector. She has extensive experience working with startups and growth businesses particularly in the tech, digital and creative sectors. Naomi is an Honorary Industry Fellow at the University of Salford Business School with a tech and digital focus. She was part of the Maserati 100 in 2015 – a definite list of entrepreneurs who support the entrepreneurs of tomorrow from the Centre of Entrepreneurs. Naomi has been a mentor for 8 years and mentored over 200 businesses. She is one of 2 iDEA Industry Ambassadors for the Duke of York’s Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award for her work with Wakelet and iDEA and is a big champion of Digital Skills in the north of England. Naomi is a big believer that entrepreneurs are drivers of innovation, economic growth, and keen to make a positive change in their societies. Naomi is also on the board of Future Everything and Chair of the board of Capital Pilot.