Kate Russell London, UK
- Leading influencer in the world of tech
- Seasoned BBC technology reporter and journalist
- Author, "Working the Cloud" (2013) and "Elite: Mostly Harmless" (2014)
Kate Russell is an internationally renowned journalist, reporter and author, who has been writing about technology and the Internet since 1995. A regular commentator on the BBC’s technology programme “Click” for over a decade, Kate also has monthly technology focused columns in National Geographic Traveller magazine and BBC Focus magazine.
Her website, KateRussell.co.uk, won the 2015 UK Blog Awards for best individual digital and technology blog, and in June 2015 she was voted the 25th most influential woman in UK IT by Computer Weekly magazine. Her first book “Working the Cloud” (2013) delivered a collection of online tips, tricks and resources for small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs. Her second published book,”Elite: Mostly Harmless” (2014), is a crowd funded science fiction novel based on a remake of the computer game that first inspired her love of technology.
Kate is also a prolific speaker, commentator and facilitator on the technology scene, often being invited to lecture in universities and speak in schools and at educational events to inspire the next generation of tech enthusiasts.