This article is part of our Essential Guide: Top 50 Most Influential Women in UK IT 2015

The 50 most influential women in UK IT 2015


35. Liz Bacon, Present past president of BCS

Professor Liz Bacon is immediate past president of the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and a deputy pro-vice-chancellor at the University of Greenwich in London, with a university wide remit leading the development of technology enhanced learning. She is a past chair of the BCS Academy of Computing, and the CPHC (Council of Professors and Heads of Computing) national committee. She is a professor of software engineering with over a hundred publications and a co-director of the eCentre research group. Bacon is passionate about the development of the discipline and keen to inspire more people to choose computing as a career, particularly women.

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