21st April 2019

Leeds Digital Festival podcast: new episodes

We’ve teamed up with Sanjay Parekh from The Business of Meaning podcast to bring you a series of podcasts throughout this year’s Leeds Digital Festival.

We’ll be talking to the people behind some of the interesting events we’re hosting this year, so keep an eye out for the podcasts.

Episode One features Stuart Bullock, MD of BJSS, the UK’s leading privately-owned IT and business consultancy. From its head office in Leeds, BJSS is the winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, and it works with the world’s largest organisations, delivering the IT solutions that millions of people use every day.

In Episode Two, you can hear Paul Connell, Founder of Open Data Institute Leeds , talking about being radically open with data. ODI Leeds is a pioneer node of the Open Data Institute and was created to explore and deliver the potential of open innovation with data at city scale.

In Episode Three, Victoria Betton, founder of mHabitat and curator of the health and care strand of the Leeds Digital Festival, explores how Leeds is leading the way in health tech. Hosted by Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, mHabitat supports digital innovation in health and social care.

Episode Four features Eve Roodhouse, Chief Officer Economic Development at Leeds City Council, discussing how Leeds City Council promotes inclusive economic growth through supporting the Leeds Digital Festival.

In Episode Five, Chelsea Hardy, Engagement Manager at the University of Leeds’ Nexus, talks about collaboration, community and world-class research.


Listen here on iTunes or here on Spotify, or search your favourite podcast app.

Our introductory podcast featured  the Festival Director, Stuart Clarke, giving us an overview of how the Festival started and what we can expect this year.

Subscribe to the 2019 Leeds Digital Festival here.