Alan W. Brown
Alan is a digital transformation strategist who has been delivering impact as an entrepreneur and in business for over 30 years. He has held C-level roles in large corporations, and guided business development for a Silicon Valley startup through growth and acquisition. He is also a university professor, researcher, coach and trusted adviser to start-ups and established organizations across the public and private sector. He has written several books on enterprise software delivery and digital transformation, and holds a Professorship in Digital Economy at the University of Exeter, UK and a Fellowship at the Alan Turing Institute.
Nawtej is a strategist in delivering academic impact, scaling education program design, and transforming to digital education technology. He is the President and CEO of Mirra HealthTec Edu, which provides education in healthcare management through next generation technologies. He has previously led business schools & universities in many countries including the USA and Europe, in 2020,as Provost, achieving degree awarding powers for a university in Germany, through the design of a suite of innovative programs. Prior to this he led rapid the turn-around of negative PR and stakeholder sentiment at a business school, which was a crucial element to achieving the gold standard triple-accreditation for that institution. He has also led the design and implementation of emerging technology content in business curricula. His interests include transformation and leadership in higher education, and providing high quality education to those in emerging countries. He has taught around the world and continues to teach in USA, UK, Italy, and Rwanda.
Roger is a researcher and practitioner in digital supply chains, servitization, and the design of outcome-based business models. He is Professor of Management Systems at the University of Exeter’s Business School and Academic Director of the Initiative for the Digital Economy at Exeter (INDEX), based in London. Roger has held over £21m of research funding putting him in the top 1% of UK Business School researchers. He is currently part of two major start ups and advises a variety organizations on their digital delivery strategies.