Harnessing the Power of People in Tech Leadership

By Simon Sear

Authority, space, opportunity: The trifecta of effective leadership according to transformation and innovation leader, Simon Sear. πŸš€

On today's episode of Code Bytes, Stephen is joined by the brilliant Simon Sear, Chief Digital Officer at Ascent and Non-Exec Advisor.

Simon shares his transformative experiences from starting in psychology to leading global IT projects and embracing the innovative realms of Gen AI and data technology. πŸ”­

He reflects on pivotal career moments and offers insights into the importance of critical thinking, continuous learning, and the art of getting things done.

Simon also discusses the impact of mentorship, the nuances of talent identification & retention in the tech industry, and the transformative potential of Gen AI for business and society.

His story is a testament to the serendipitous nature of career paths and the value of embracing change, innovation, and the human elements in tech. πŸ’«

Thanks, Simon, for sharing your invaluable words of wisdom!

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