Head of IoT, Digital Catapult 

Caroline Gorski is a commercial leader of more than 20 years’ experience, with a background in strategy consulting, market development and commercial decision-making at FTSE 100 board-level. She is currently the Head of Internet of Things at the Digital Catapult. 

The Digital Catapult works to accelerate UK competitiveness in the digital economy. As Head of Internet of Things (IoT) Caroline and her team develop and drive innovation in the IoT. She is responsible for overseeing the IoTUK programme and seeks to advance the UK’s global leadership in IoT and increase the adoption of high quality IoT technologies.

Previously, Caroline was Head of Business Development - Internet of Things for Telefonica UK and Managing Partner for Telefonica UK’s Retail and Leisure practice, delivering transformational mobility and customer engagement technologies into businesses in the UK.

She has worked as a Strategy Consultant with clients in the Leisure, Financial Services, Media and FMCG sectors, helping them to develop products and strategies that embrace digital possibilities in new and existing markets. She spent 5 years working for Sodexo UK, one of the world’s largest support services companies, heading up their strategy function. She began her career in technology consulting at Forrester Research, working with Global 2500 clients to help them to use technology to transform their businesses.