Parveen DhandaHead of Programmes at Tech Nation
Parveen Dhanda is Head of Programmes at Tech Nation. Supporting companies from pre series A to Exit. The programmes focus on working closely with the C-Suite of Britain's fastest growing digital companies in order to further help these businesses grow and scale fast, alumni include Just Eat, Shazam, Zoopla and Skyscanner.
In her role as Chief Operations Officer for a fledgling consultancy specialising in migrating corporate clients to new IT platforms, she has first hand experience of the challenges growing businesses face.
Parveen applied this knowledge to manage the London City Incubator at City University London. Overseeing the commercialisation of early stage high-growth firms with innovative technologies, specifically in cleantech, digital media and medical devices.
Previous roles involve working in the IT sector for 18 years as a global project manager for companies such as Fujitsu, Barclays and British Gas.
Outside of her work, Parveen has mentored businesses in India as part of the Cherie Blair Foundation, and following her Executive MBA was the Chair for Cass Entrepreneurs Network, an alumni group from Cass Business School with over 5,000 members.
Being surrounded by entrepreneurs has also led Parveen to co-found Stubble and Strife, a men's lifestyle business focused on male grooming.