DL North East

The Digital Leaders North East programme will serve as an independent focal point of engagement and resource network for individuals and organisations across the North East who are committed to delivering sustainable and innovative digital transformation.

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Meet the 2020 North East DL Local Champion

Professor Sue Black OBE

Professor Sue Black OBE

Professor of Computer Science, Durham University and Technology Evangelist

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