Technology Manager, Accenture
- MBA, Cambridge Judge Business School (2011)
- Member of Wolfson College
Curlene is the former AI Council Co-Chair for the British Interactive Media Association and the founder and CEO of The Good Tech Company, a boutique consultancy and advisory firm that works with startups and scale-ups whose vision and mission is to leverage technology to serve and better humanity.
Before founding The Good Tech Company, Simone spent 14 years as a technology focused management consultant in the US and UK. She was most recently Head of AI & ML Commercial Product at Digital Catapult, the UK government and Innovate UK-backed innovation agency for championing the adoption of advanced digital technologies and an AI Evangelist at Dataiku. Additionally, Simone spent five years at Accenture in Washington DC and London, where she led agile technology delivery and early stage innovation AI projects and programmes in North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East. Prior to Accenture, she was a founding member of the UK and Ireland Business Transformation Strategy practice at Atos. Simone earned her undergraduate degree in Information Systems and Decision Sciences at Howard University, Washington DC.
Society & charity work
Aligned to her tech for good ethos, Simone is passionate about the impact technology has on children. She actively tutors children in digital literacy and skills and explores business models and incentives of companies that offer AI products to children. She will start the University of Central Lancashire Child Computer Interaction PhD programme in 2023 and will continue her focus on ensuring that children’s needs are considered when developing AI products.