Funded by

Jill McKinney

Jill is part of the Digital Business Innovation Programme. She will be working across the North East in the fastest growing sector, supporting software businesses to grow and develop; helping businesses to establish their needs and delivering innovation programmes and workshops.

Based at Sunderland Software City, Jill is a strong project manager with a proven track record of business engagement, establishing strong working relationships and managing contracts, delivering on demanding targets whilst providing exceptional quality.

Working in an agile way, her role involves the management, coordination and delivery of projects specifically focusing on innovation within the software sector, supporting large corporate businesses to explore innovative solutions to internal issues by engaging with the SME community. She actively leads on all apects of the project including business engagement to ensure that the relevant relationships are formed and managed effectively, as well as workshop facilitation and managing business challenges and hackathons.