Eduardo Clinkett

Position: Founder
ESRC Consulting and HyModa

Biography

Born in Mozambique, an active member of the Mozambican diaspora in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Eduardo (Ed) is the founder of ESRC Consulting Ltd and HyModa an immersive reality start-up for fashion retail. He is also Chief Product & amp; Technology Officer at Dialllog.ai and Non- Executive Director at Lumorus PLC. A seasoned Digital Transformation executive and experienced global entrepreneur and investor. Recognized by the Financial Times as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Black Asian Minority Ethnic Leaders in Technology in the UK.

A Mentor at Aleto Foundation a charity focused on nurturing and developing the young leaders of tomorrow, Aleto was founded and is chaired by Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London.

He has led significant digital transformation and innovation of high-profile private and public sector organizations, including the BBC, University of Reading, Nature Publishing Group, Penguin Random House, Center Parcs, Allen & amp; Overy, PwC, Specsavers, George (ASDA),
and TalkTalk.

He has been instrumental in introducing digital technology and new ways of working collaboratively in established companies in Europe and South-Eastern Africa. He developed the first government department websites in Mozambique and contributed to the definition of the operating model for University Eduardo Mondlane’s technology Centre of Excellence and incubator. He also designed and developed the 2nd Africa Union Congress website, and accreditation portal held in Mozambique.

Ed is a strong advocate of using technology to help and facilitate improvements in the lives of individuals with disabilities and also highlights Mental Health, diversity, and Inclusion issues that affect many in society today.

He is also a Film & amp; TV Executive Creative Producer and mentor, actively involved in mentoring and coaching innovative emerging technology start-ups in the UK, Europe, and Africa providing leadership, governance, planning, and product development knowledge to entrepreneurs and their teams.