Ian Sharp is CEO of the Digital Health Enterprise Zone in Bradford, a partnership between the public and private sector to create a community of businesses, academics and health professionals with a focus on digital health. Ian is keen to reach out to SMEs and entrepreneurs working in digital technologies who want to develop products that can help meet the challenges of the health and care sector. An experienced electronics engineer, Ian was President EMEA/APAC of Pace, the world’s largest set-top box company, before leaving to start up his own company Khemeia Consulting.
Ian is also the Head of Digital Catapult Centre Yorkshire, a body including the 5 West Yorkshire Universities of Bradford, Leeds (University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett), Huddersfield and York as well as the Open Data Institute, Advanced Digital Innovation and the National Digital Health and Care Alliance (DHACA).
He also sits on the Leeds City Region LEPs ‘Business, Innovation & Growth Panel’ which is responsible for setting the region’s Innovation Strategy and helping to define the support that businesses need to grow.
Chief Executive Officer | DHEZ
Head | Digital Catapult Centre Yorkshire