Martha Lane Fox CBE | Entrepreneur & Co-Founder, & Founder, Dot Everything

Martha Lane-FoxMartha is founder and executive chair of, a charity fighting for a fairer internet and building a movement for responsible technology.

Martha became a crossbench peer in the UK House of Lords in March 2013. In March 2014 she was appointed Chancellor of the Open University. In 2017 she was appointed a member of the Joint Committee on National Security Strategy.

Martha is a director of Twitter and Non Executive Director of Chanel. She is also a non executive director of the Donmar Warehouse and the Queens Commonwealth Trust.

Martha co-founded and chairs LuckyVoice, revolutionising the karaoke industry. Martha is a Patron of AbilityNet, Reprieve, Camfed and Just for Kids Law.

From 2009 to 2013 Martha was Digital Champion for the UK and helped to create the Government Digital Service – this team launched transforming government service delivery.

In 2013 Martha was awarded a CBE.

In 1998 Martha co-founded Europe’s largest travel and leisure website, with Brent Hoberman. They took it public in 2000 and sold it in 2005.

Twitter: @Marthalanefox