Category : Event report

David Bailey – the pursuit of quality


Norfolk Network’s February speaker was David Bailey, CEO of Aitrak. David believes passionately in “quality” as the driving-force for personal development and commercial success.


Many Norfolk Network members found they could relate to David’s non-linear career path. He told of a meandering journey, beginning at age 13 with a new computer, and including The Gap, Apple, tech start-ups and launching his current business Aitrak.

Quality as a theme was not immediately obvious to David. It was in looking back that he discovered it had become his “North Star”. To answer the question ‘What is quality?’ he began by defining what it is not.

We all know what quality is, even if we can’t define it.

Quality isn’t tangible but we know it’s there.

It’s not the same as perfection, and it’s not the same as luxury, or premium.

Quality is saying a thousand No’s for every Yes

Read the full report on the Norfolk Network website

4 weeks and 4 minutes to make a brand


Norfolk Network’s Autumn event programme kicked off with Glyn Cotton, CEO and Co-Founder of Watr.

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George Davis on slugging it out in the boardroom

George Davis and Benjamin Murphy, Group COO for SenLab Group


Image credit: Rob Yeatman

This month Norfolk Network interviewed George Davis, CEO of The SenLab Group (above right). George told of his experiences as a young entrepreneur pitching for funding and scaling a business.

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One man’s mission to make banking truly digital

David Brear, 11:FS Founder


Image credit: Joe Lenton Photography

Last month Norfolk Network invited Fintech expert David Brear to talk about his career, how he co-founded his business 11:FS and the challenges facing banks competing in the digital age. Here’s an extract from my write-up for the Norfolk Network website.

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Hoseasons: Digital transformation and empowering change


Image credit: Joe Lenton Photography

Last month Norfolk Network tackled the knotty subject of Digital Transformation. They invited Karen Longdin to pass on her knowledge and experience working with Hoseasons to keep pace with change. Digital Transformation fascinates me so I was delighted to write up the event report for the Norfolk Network website.

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