Carolyn Dawson is the Managing Director of Informa Tech, a market leading B-to-B information provider with depth and specialism in the Technology sector. A global business of more than 1,000 colleagues, Informa Tech’s purpose is to inform, educate and connect tech communities via research, digital media, events and training products and services.
Over the last 20 years, Carolyn has created, developed and led a global portfolio of digital media and events across a variety of sectors including Communication networks and services, Artificial Intelligence, Vertical Industry and Enterprise IT. Her portfolio includes world renowned brands such as AfricaCom, Broadband World Forum, AI Business, Light Reading, Television Business International Magazine and the 5G World Series. More recently, Carolyn is leading a new joint venture business with Founders Forum, creating new media and event opportunities for the premier community for global entrepreneurs, CEOs, and investors in the digital, media and technology sectors, and sits on the Founders Forum board. She also sits on the advisory board of Founders4schools.
Carolyn is passionate about the growth of the tech community and ensuring it is open to all to truly realise the positive potential of technology in the world. Carolyn has led London Tech Week within Informa for 4 years, building its profile and driving the ambition for it to showcase the very best of technology across the UK.