Kathryn Parsons

Co-founder & CEO, Decoded. Expert in Digital Economy

Speaker Fee Range: $20,000 - $50,000 USD

Travels From: London, UK

Kathryn Parsons is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

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    Kathryn Parsons

    Co-founder & CEO, Decoded. Expert in Digital Economy

    Speaker Fee Range: $20,000 - $50,000 USD

    Travels From: London, UK

    Kathryn Parsons is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

    Kathryn Parsons Speaker Biography

    Kathryn Parsons is co-founder and CEO of Decoded, a technology education company founded in East London in 2011, which launched with the promise to teach anyone Code in a Day. The firm’s accelerated learning experiences have since expanded to include the worlds of code, data, innovation, cyber security and artificial intelligence.

    In addition to growing and scaling the business, Kathryn is a regular keynote speaker and campaigns globally for code on curriculums and gender diversity in technology. She is the expert on the future of the digital economy, AI, cyber security, women in technology and entrepreneurship. Described by the Evening Standard as “a woman on a mission to teach us all to code”, Kathryn was part of the successful campaign to have code introduced as a mandatory subject to the UK national curriculum in September 2014.

    In 2016 she was appointed Chairwoman of the UK Government Institute of Coding and received an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. In 2017 Kathryn Parsons joined the London Mayor’s Business Advisory Board, the UK Government Cyber Security Skills Advisory Board and the non-executive board of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
    She’s a self-confessed language lover, having studied Japanese and Mandarin in her spare time and Latin and Ancient Greek at Cambridge University. For her code is just another language, one used by billions.

    Kathryn Parsons Keynote Topics

    Kathryn Parsons, co-founder and CEO of Decoded, a company dedicated to empowering people in learning to code in just a few days, believes that digital literacy in business is essential. Her relentless work resulted in coding to be introduced as a mandatory subject to the UK national curriculum. And for this, she received important awards and honors in the country. At this session, Kathryn will explain why it is vital that we all know some basic coding for the success of our lives and our businesses.

    Kathryn Parsons, Co-Founder and CEO of Decoded, is an expert on the future of the digital economy. From her important positions as Chairperson of the UK Government Coding Institute, member of the London Mayor’s Business Advisory Board, the UK Government Cyber Security Skills Advisory Board and the non-executive board of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Kathryn has a unique perspective on trends in the digital sector that will affect business. In this session, Kathryn will offer your audience her vision of the future and the trends that will shape your industry.

    Kathryn Parsons is a pioneer woman in the United Kingdom who shows the important role of women in technologies that will affect the future of business and society. A successful businesswoman that has received important honors and awards, she is a true 21st century woman. In this motivational speech, she will discuss the challenges and opportunities for women in technology and business and will tell her story of success and self-improvement.

    Startups are more agile, faster, and more adaptable to change than large companies. Having a startup mindset offers significant benefits that large and medium-sized companies and organizations are trying to implement. Kathryn Parsons, a successful business expert, will tell you in this session how you can create a startup culture in your business or organization.

    Kathryn Parsons Speaking Videos

    Kathryn Parsons - Why we all need to give ourselves permission to learn
    Kathryn Parsons - The Future is Written in Code