Margaret Gold

Public Speaker, Mother, and Science Community Coordinator in London, United Kingdom

Margaret Gold

Public Speaker, Mother, and Science Community Coordinator in London, United Kingdom

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Margaret is a mobile industry veteran now applying mobile and web technologies to participatory science at the Natural History Museum in London. In her role as Science Community Coordinator she is working with theDigital Collections Programme and running Citizen Science project.

For more than 15 years she has worked with entrepreneurs and inventors to launch new businesses to market, has helped corporates to expand their offerings with innovative new products and services, and has run creative collaboration events (such as Hack Days and ThinkCamps) that apply technologies in new fields.

Her start-ups have included:

- Visijax / Wearable Technologies Ltd

- 5-TILES Keyboard

- Ether Books

- Mobillcash (sold to Boku)

- Aditon (a PA Consulting Venture)

- LUUP (a mobile payments service).

Margaret is also the Co-Founder & Co- Organiser of Over the Air - London's Annual Tech Fest celebrating software development as a creative pursuit, which has now been running for 9 years.

Her move into the field of Citizen Science started as a consortium partner in the FP7 funded Citizen Cyberlab project as Director and Co-Founder of The Mobile Collective.

Before focusing on the more entrepreneurial side of the equation, Margaret worked at Edengene- a boutique innovation consulting firm that helps FTSE100 companies to identify and develop new product & service opportunities and launch them to market.

  • Work
    • The Natural History Museum
  • Education
    • Rotterdam School of Management
    • University of Windsor