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Judith Clegg

Judith is a serial entrepreneur, a Fortune 500 board level strategy consultant and an angel investor. She marries entrepreneurial experience with deep insight into what it takes for large organisations to innovate at pace.

She is the Founder and CEO of London and New York-based innovation and strategy consultancy Takeout. Clients include, Thomson Reuters, Samsung, Microsoft, The British Government Communications Network, and entrepreneurial clients including the Ministry of Sound and YO! Sushi.

Judith is also the Founder of Glasshouse, an organisation that provides support, inspiration and networks for entrepreneurs, investors and digital innovators. Glasshouse was founded in London in 1998 and has held events all over the world including London, New York and San Francisco.

She was listed as one of the Top Digital Power brokers in the UK by Wired Magazine in 2010, 2011 and 2012, as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Britons in Technology by the Daily Telegraph, the Global Top 50 Women to Tatch in Technology by Femmeonomics and one of WIE’s 2012 50 Global Exceptional Women.

Judith is a also member of London’s Tech City Advisory Group which has been set up by No. 10 Downing Street in supporting the fast growing technology cluster in East London and is on the Advisory Board of Silicon Valley comes to the UK – a not-for profit series of industry supported events designed to improve the ecosystem for entrepreneurship in the UK, Europe and beyond.

She was an early proponent of online social networking as a co-founder of Moonfruit.com. The company, formed in 1999, was backed by prominent European and US investors and won several awards including a BBC award for best online design, and an online BAFTA nomination. Moonfruit was acquired by Yell in 2012.

Judith was featured in Inspiring Fifty: Europe 2015.