Stuart Harper

Chief Executive Officer, cloudThing

Stuart has over 20 years’ experience across start-ups, SMEs and FTSE100 corporates, as a technology and business leader. He recently became CEO of Microsoft Gold Partner and advisor to the International Federation of Accountants, cloudThing. Stuart was promoted to CEO after seven years helping to grow cloudThing through his integrity and inspirational leadership as Operations Director.


Stuart's career-long focus has been on helping organisations disrupt markets and ensure the successful delivery of transformational technology through the adoption of new agile delivery methods. Stuart has led multi-year technology programmes for multiple clients, advising on the best way to select, design and deliver the right technology on time and under budget.


This personal emphasis on building Agile businesses and helping customers to do the same enables Stuart to have great insight into how to prepare for unforeseen opportunities; anticipate market movement and adapting to change.


Stuart's experiences, beliefs and interests are manifested in cloudThing's leadership principles. cloudThing work with an awesome group of likeminded clients, in Central Government, Health, Non-Profit, Membership and Ed Tech sectors. For them we build the software upon which they deliver their services, transform their markets and simply make life better for their customers, staff and beneficiaries.

10:25 - 11:25 A.M.

Friday 12th Nov

How To Kick Start Your Digital Transformation

The term digital transformation has been on the tip of the tongue for everyone for some time now.  We hear it from our leaders in the public and private sectors, but it is so much more than a buzzword, it is driving a new purpose in future business models. When done correctly it drives productivity, improves the customer experience, strengthens security, and makes your business better in just about every way.  So, what does it really take to kick start digital transformation? Don’t miss this session if you want to know!