Meet the Team

The people behind Business of Software events

We are a small, but perfectly formed, team:

Mark Littlewood, CEO

Mark LittlewoodMark has spent 30 years in the tech sector collecting great people and ideas and connecting them to customers. Before Business of Software, he was part of the founding team at Library House, an investment research business based in Cambridge serving the global venture capital & banking communities, & The BLN, a business events company. He led the business development activities for the organisation & built a network of angels, early stage, venture & corporate investors.

Previously, he has worked with university spin-outs; run a 40 person consultancy business; & founded a web portal for the CAD community. Mark has worked in the publishing and information sectors & attended Trinity College, Cambridge. He tweets at @marklittlewood.

Kirk Baillie, Marketing & Operations

Kirk BaillieKirk moved to Cambridge from Paisley in 2012 and has been working in the leisure industry matching people with their perfect fitness and wellbeing memberships – selling ‘hot and sweaty’ is no easy task!

Joining our Marketing Team, Kirk brings with him a wealth of experience of caring about people’s needs; caring about design; and caring about how people interact with each other and the world around them.

 

 

Jed Brooke-Williams, Business Development

47nehy1408258240987103050Jed began his professional career as a trained Actor/Singer in London where he found his passion in performing arts. He spent the last 4 years in sales with the National Citizen Service; supporting young people across the UK to gain valuable skills.

He joins us here supporting Business Development and is passionate about the opportunities BoS brings to hundreds of like-minded professionals across the world. He is also very much looking forward to dad life having his first baby on the way!

 

Jo Littlewood, Event Director

Jo LittlewoodPreviously Jo spent 25 years working in theatre as a set designer. Somehow Mark managed to persuade her to swap model-making and press nights for bag-stuffing and VAT returns.

Jo hasn’t regretted it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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