Meri Williams | CTO, Monzo

Meri is an experienced technology leader, known for building and scaling technology organisations in a range of sectors including banking, ecommerce, government, telco and manufacturing. She is currently CTO at mobile-first challenger bank Monzo, after serving as CTO at award-winning online print & design company MOO for the previous two years.

Prior to that she led engineering at Marks & Spencer, delivery at the Government Digital Service, and spent the first ten years of her career at Procter & Gamble, the world’s largest fast moving consumer goods company. She’s led teams ranging in size from 30 to 300, mostly with folks spread across the world.

A published author and international speaker, she is the host and co-curator of The Lead Developer conference in London, Austin and New York. She is also a Technology Advisor for Kindred VC, which practices equitable venture, where any entrepreneur that is backed by Kindred becomes a co-owner in the fund.