Elaine McKechnie

Director
Future Space

 

 

Elaine is a relative newcomer to the South West and moved here to lead the team at Future Space, which is managed by Oxford Innovation.

“I’m hoping to see thought-provoking ideas and talent, with a generous glug of passion and enthusiasm”

 

She is a CIM-qualified marketer with over 12 years’ experience in marketing strategy, branding, space design and customer experience.  She has a bugbear about poor design and usability and likes to be impressed by unique ideas and sharp commercial application.

What excites you most about the tech scene in Bristol, Bath and the South West?

It’s lively, creative, ambitious, well-connected and collaborative. The mix makes it refreshingly different to other regions in the UK.

What are you hoping to see from the SPARKies nominees?

Thought-provoking ideas and talent, with a generous glug of passion and enthusiasm.

Elaine is judging:

  • Best Mentor/Advisor
  • The ‘Hard’ Award
  • Most Innovative use of Tech