Emma Keedwell

Head of Innovation, Vodafone Business UK

Speaker Bio

With 22 years of experience in the British Telecommunications Industry, Emma currently holds the position of Head of Innovation & Growth Products at Vodafone Business UK. Demonstrating a versatile career trajectory through International Commercial, Executive Management, Product Engineering and Innovation roles, Emma is expert in ideation, UX design, AI, Power BI, and prototyping. As a seasoned leader, they have effectively guided high-performing teams across diverse technical areas , wide pool of industry sectors and geographies.


Acknowledged as a notable speaker on the innovation stage, Emma has represented Vodafone at global summits and exerted influence at technology partner events for eight years. Notable achievements include executing fintech innovation frameworks with major institutions and spearheading strategic partnerships with industry giants such as Google, Amazon, Accenture, IBM, ServiceNow, and Salesforce.


Instrumental in steering the organization's shift from 'Telco to Techco,' Emma concentrates on data-driven use cases and enhanced user understanding. In her role as a mentor, she actively contributes to tech advisory boards and internal ideathons.