Joanna Shields

Group CEO

Joanna Shields is a digital entrepreneur, experienced executive, and prominent leader in the global technology industry with a track record in helping to grow some of the world’s best-known transformational companies. She is currently CEO of BenevolentAI, the global leader in the development and application of AI for scientific innovation. Most recently, Joanna served as the UK Minister for Internet Security & Safety, a Special Advisor to the UK Government on the Digital Economy, and Chair & CEO of TechCityUK. Prior to her work in Government, Joanna spent 25 years in senior leadership positions at companies including Facebook, Bebo/AOL, Google, Decru/NetApp, RealNetworks, Veon and EFI.

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