Cecilia Harvey

Founder of Tech Women Today, on a mission to blaze a trail for women to achieve their potential

Cecilia Harvey is a visionary leader who has left an indelible mark on the world of technology. As a senior executive, entrepreneur, and author with over two decades of experience in the industry, she is a game changer who is committed to fostering diversity and changing the face of technology to catalyse innovation and inclusive thought.

Cecilia's illustrious career began on Wall Street, where she quickly made a name for herself as a tech trailblazer. She has held senior positions at some of the world's largest financial institutions, including Morgan Stanley, Barclays, HSBC, and IBM. She also served as the COO of Citigroup Markets and Securities Services Technology.

Today, Cecilia is based in the UK and is on a mission to be a force for positive change in the tech sector. She is the founder of Tech Women Today, a global digital platform that showcases women in technology and serves as a resource for female entrepreneurs who want to leverage technology to grow and scale their businesses.

Cecilia's passion for promoting diversity in tech is rooted in her deep understanding of the industry's challenges. In 2023, only 18% of the UK tech workforce was female, and just 5% were from a black or minority ethnic background. With her fiery determination, Cecilia is opening doors, smashing ceilings, and helping underrepresented and marginalized communities thrive.

Through her work, Cecilia has challenged the norm and recognized the power of her own path. Her profile is unmatched in the sector, and she is a shining example of what can be achieved when you combine talent, tenacity, and a commitment to making a positive difference in the world.

• Wired keynote speaker, 2021
• Marie Claire UK Women in Tech, 2021
• British Vogue Force for Change, 2020
• Forbes Leading Ladies of Tech, 2019
• EmPower 100, 2019
• WeAreTechWomen TechWomen 100, 2018
• Tech Women Today founder, 2017

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