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BTETalks: Women in Business - Change in Opportunity

07 Nov 2023 17:00 - 19:30

Claire Harris - Director of SM&E UK: Vodafone Business will deliver the latest in our series of BTETalks on the topic of Women In Business: Opportunity in Change.

The BTETalks series connects our students with business leaders and experts in fields relating to Business, Technology & Engineering. They are open to students, staff, alumni, and our business friends, as well as members of the public with an interest in the subject at hand. They are free to attend, but pre-registration is required.


17:00 Welcome and networking with refreshments

17:30-18:30 BTETalks 'Women-in-Business - Change in Opportunity'

18:30 Networking with refreshments

19:00 (approx) Close




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About the speaker

Claire Harris - Director of SM&E UK: Vodafone Business

Claire is Director of SM&E UK at Vodafone, leading a direct team of c230 and an indirect team of C250 who work to provide innovative and relevant technology to small, medium & corporate business enterprise in both the Public and Private sectors across the UK.

Prior to joining Vodafone, Claire worked in positions of leadership within BT, Orange and EE, where she formed her reputation for raising standards within the SME, corporate and enterprise business arenas by removing barriers to sale and driving growth of business communication services.

Claire is passionate about building an engaged, diverse and collaborative culture, empowering and developing her team to be able to deliver the right solutions to customers. She is also driven by innovative technology that can transform businesses and their success.

Claire lives in Cheshire with her husband Paul and their 3 children.

About Vodafone

Vodafone UK is a technology communications company that connects people, businesses and devices to help our customers benefit from digital innovation. Our services span mobile, fixedline connections, home and office broadband, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

We have a strong track record as a tech pioneer, making the UK’s first mobile phone call, sending the first text message, and making the UK’s first live holographic call using 5G. Today, Vodafone serves more than 18 million mobile and fixed-line customers in the UK.

At Vodafone UK Business we are proud and privileged to have over 550,000 companies that use our services from sole traders to large multinational corporations. The UK Business team consists of sales, service, care, marketing, product, technical and commercial professionals that are focussed on supporting our customers, and keeping the UK connected.