Inspirational Entrepreneur, Gary Stewart confirmed as Keynote Speaker at Biztech BrightSparc and Digital Awards

The organisers of the leading technology and innovation awards in Milton Keynes and the wider South East Midlands Region, are excited to announce the Director of Wayra UK and Telefonica Open Innovation, as the keynote speaker at the Biztech BrightSparc and Digital Awards. The awards, which include more categories than ever before, will be held over lunch at the Natwest Entrepreneur Accelerator Hub in Central Milton Keynes on 22 November. Gary graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University and has enjoyed an interesting and inspiring career path, including working as a lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in London and Freshfields Brackhaus Deringer in Spain.

Gary co-founded, a Barcelona start-up that raised over €4M in funding before being sold to an Australian competitor. Now, as well as his role as Director, Gary is on the board of UEL and has been listed on the Powerlist in both 2018 and 2019, as well as on the Technation List and the FT’s OUTstanding List. Fredi Nonyelu, Chairman of Biztech technology forum in Milton Keynes and SEMLEP, explains: “We are really looking forward to hearing from Gary at the Biztech BrightSparc and Digital Awards.

With such a varied range of experience, demonstrating Gary’s entrepreneurialism, I’m sure that many of our nominees, winners and guests will be enthused by his keynote speech and interested to hear about Wayra and Telefonica’s vision and approach to innovation. “With more than 100 guests from business and academia expected to attend this year’s awards we are excited to celebrate the achievements of businesses, students and individuals within the regional technology arena.”

Join local innovators, designers and techies, from 12 noon at the NatWest Accelerator Hub in Central Milton Keynes on 22 November, to celebrate everything that makes Milton Keynes and the surrounding SEMLEP region such a great place for creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.


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