Businesses invited to the Worcester Business School Annual Lecture

Local businesses are being invited to the Worcester Business School Annual Lecture, “An Audience with Ken Olisa OBE”.

Worcester Business School’s lecture takes place on Thursday 18 May from 5:30pm – 7pm at The University Arena, Joel Richards Suite. After the lecture businesses are also invited to light refreshments

Keynote speaker, Ken Olisa, is founder and Chairman of Restoration Partners, the boutique technology merchant bank and architects of the Virtual Technology Cluster model.

Ken’s technology career spans over 30 years commencing with IBM from whom he won a scholarship while at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge. In 1992, after twelve years as a senior executive at Wang Labs in the US and Europe, Ken founded Interregnum, the technology merchant bank. He was elected as a Fellow of the British Computer Society in 2006.

He is currently a director of Thomson Reuters and Deputy Chairman of the Institute of Directors. Ken is a Freeman of the City of London, past Master of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, Patron of Thames Reach (for which he received an OBE in 2010), Chairman of Shaw Trust, was an original member of Independent Parliamentary Standard Authority, and is the Founder and Chairman of the Powerlist Foundation.

For further information, view the event PDF flyer here.

To secure your place at this event, please contact, Sally Doherty at Worcester Business School by phoning 01905 855279 and emailing