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.

Digital Leaders North East, in partnership with

Meet the 2019 North East DL Local Champion

Shaun Allan

NXD, PerceptionXR

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