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David Willingham has over 15 years of experience in the Education sector and was formerly the Schools Technology and Data Director for the Archdiocese of New York. During his career, he supported large numbers of schools and districts incorporate best practices in instructional technology, infrastructure and data analytics. As part of Community Brands, he currently helps Multi-Academy Trusts implement effective technologies to manage, understand and easily visualise core data to maximise students’ outcomes.
Charlotte has been working in EdTech for the past decade having spent several years prior to that with a multi-academy trust in her home city of Manchester where she is currently a governor. Her professional experience spans from early years to post-16 and as part of her work with data and standards, she has taken part in numerous inspections and trained hundreds of senior leaders. Charlotte is the creator of SISRA Observe, a digital platform for professional development which was listed in the EdTech50 in 2020. She recently joined the team at Community Brands where she is focusing on their Assembly platforms and MAT data analytics.
Matt helps schools and Trusts turn data into meaningful information to make more informed decisions and help to improve outcomes. Matt has a prior background with Microsoft and other international technology companies and has led public sector Business Intelligence projects in the UK. Internationally, he has advised at MOE level in Malta, Russia, and Kazakhstan on technology-enhanced learning, analytics and AI.
James Atherton is a Managing Consultant at CBUK. He has over seven years experience working with educationalists to develop and deliver their strategies and transform their use of assessment and exam data. After graduating in Information Technology, and working several years on-board cruise liners, he returned to dry land with the aim of making a difference in the EdTech sector.