Dr Rachel Gawley is the Programme Director of the Emergent Alliance. She has over 15 years’ hands on experience with technology and software engineering working in startups, academia and the big four. Her focus is on emerging technologies and mobile solutions. She is a technology leader experienced in building and nurturing teams to create meaningful solutions to complex problems. Her previous roles include CTO of a MedTech company, head of R&D for a mobile technology company, Research Fellow, and most recently leading the creation of a corporate venturing process in a technology consulting company.