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Meri Williams

Chief Technology Officer,  

Pleo

Meri Williams

Meri is CTO at Healx, previous to this, she was CTO at Monzo, a bank that lives in your phone. Their mission is to make money work for everyone: making you effortlessly financially savvy with smart features, unexpectedly friendly service and a relentless focus on what people genuinely want and need.

The engineering team at Monzo has grown from 50 to 130+ in under 6 months, building new features and running a robust and resilient platform for over 1.5 million people. They recently built in-app crowdfunding capability used to raise £20m from 36,006 investors in just over 2 days —£18m of which happened in just 2 hours and 45 mins!

Meri’s career has spanned development, agile and product management, mostly in engineering leadership roles. She’s led teams ranging from 30 to 300 at places like Procter & Gamble, the Government Digital Service and a range of startups.

She’s a published author, international speaker, Chair of @TheLeadDev conference, and Tech Advisor for Kindred VC. She also holds board trustee roles at Stonewall (the UK’s leading LGBT+ rights charity) and One Goes Up (a micro-charity focused on helping young women in South Africa start STEM careers), as well as sponsoring Women & Enby in Technology scholarships at the University of Bath.

Meri Williams

Talks & Content

2019
We already know that diverse teams are more creative and deliver better results. We’ve seen this play out in repeated studies and in bottom line financial results of companies across many industries.
2018
In engineering we (rightly) talk a lot about how to scale our systems and our infrastructure. Yet some of our very hardest challenges come when scaling the people side of things.

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