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Kathryn Parson, Founder of Decoded: Anyone can have an idea, few can execute

Kathryn Parson, Founder of Decoded: Anyone can have an idea, few can execute

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Kathryn is co-founder and CEO of Decoded, a technology education company up-skilling and re-skilling professionals in code, data, AI and machine learning.

 

The Decoded Data Academies launched in 2018 with an ambition to fill the professional data skills gap.  Kathryn is recommending business leaders ensure a 50:50 female/male learner ratio.


Described as "an economic force" Kathryn is a champion for female entrepreneurship. She sits on the UK Prime Minister and London Mayor’s Business Advisory Boards and in a non-executive on the board of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

 

“As a female leader the everywoman Entrepreneurs Programme really resonates with me as I strive to support and nurture the very best of female talent in their organisations. We need to provide all women with the opportunities for lifelong learning and the future facing skills of the fourth industrial revolutionNever give up, many events will test your resilience and resolve.”

 

Kathryn’s Top Tips

 

  • Be always learning, no one is born a CEO.
  • Anyone can have an idea, few can execute.  Take pride in the doing.
  • Eat well, exercise and take your holidays.  Health comes before everything else.

 

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