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Meet The Team

BusinessCloud has big plans for the future.

Technology permeates every aspect of our lives and is now essential for companies seeking sustained growth.

BusinessCloud aims to demystify tech for a business audience – covering everything from the Internet of Things and Big Data to AI and the UK’s digital clusters.

The business produces a quarterly magazine, nationwide programme of events, weekly newsletter and website.

Chris Maguire
Chris Maguire
Executive Editor
chris.maguire@businesscloud.co.uk

Executive editor Chris Maguire is an award-winning journalist, previously editor of North West Business Insider and the Chorley and Leyland Guardian.

An accomplished public speaker, he only removes his tie on dress-down Fridays.

Jonathan Symcox
Jonathan Symcox
Editor
jonathan.symcox@businesscloud.co.uk

Editor Jonathan Symcox led production at Mirror Online after seven years working for Eurosport and Yahoo.

Outside work he prefers Commodore 64 games to the PlayStation 4.

Alistair Hardaker
Alistair Hardaker
Multimedia Journalist
alistair.hardaker@businesscloud.co.uk

Multimedia journalist Alistair Hardaker covers tech news and is host and produced of BusinessCloud's Demystifying Tech podcast.

When not listening to podcasts, Al has an interesting fact ready to share on any topic.

Helena Furness
Helena Furness
Commercial Manager
sponsor@businesscloud.co.uk

With experience in both sales and events, Helena has worked across multiple brands managing commercial activities and driving customer satisfaction.

Keen skier, Helena is always ready to après!

Natalie Connor
Natalie Connor
Account Manager
sponsor@businesscloud.co.uk

Former wedding connoisseur, Natalie has 5 years’ experience in building excellent client relationships and delivering results!

Queen of organisation and self-confessed coffee snob.