Award-winning digital company Large Lemon has appointed present Operations Director Sam Wheeler as a Director and shareholder.
Large Lemon was co-founded by Kieran Abbott and Owen Richards in 2014. The company’s mission is to construct digital merchandise that make the world a greater, fairer, cleaner place.
Sam will spearhead the company’s work within the ‘tech for good’ house and lead the agency’s efforts to attain B Corp accreditation, a rising international motion of companies striving to be a power for good on this planet.
Since taking the strategic resolution to deal with the ‘tech with function’ area of interest a 12 months in the past, Large Lemon has gone from energy to energy. Turnover and revenue have greater than tripled since 2016/17, whereas the group has grown from 4 folks to 10, with additional development anticipated in 2021. The agency delivers tech options for shoppers embody the NHS, Amber Vitality, College Faculty London and the College of London.
Sam has labored within the tech sector for 15 years, with earlier roles at Hackney College Technical Faculty, Know-how Will Save Us and charity Teen Tech. She has additionally delivered revolutionary tech initiatives for companies together with Bloomberg, Sainsbury’s and Barclays.
Keen about what tech can do for folks, the planet and communities, Sam has a protracted monitor file of constructing partnerships, networks and high-performing groups to ship constructive outcomes, each in a industrial and voluntary capability. She can be a Large Concepts Wales function mannequin, a Prince’s Belief supply companion and a passionate advocate for co-production when designing tech options.
Since becoming a member of Large Lemon in 2019, Sam has been integral to the enterprise specializing in the ‘tech for good’ area of interest. She has pushed initiatives round HR, variety and partnerships to assist this mission and says she is wanting ahead to additional growing this work:
“As the one Welsh company specialising in tech for good, Large Lemon is a homegrown success story delivering work to shoppers throughout the UK and internationally. Our design and software program initiatives span EdTech, MedTech, sustainable vitality and inexperienced journey, amongst different areas.
“Designing and constructing significant digital merchandise that empower others to ship constructive change is on the coronary heart of the Large Lemon ethos. By fixing challenges with creativity, revolutionary co-production strategies and clever expertise, our imaginative and prescient is to harness the facility of tech to drive constructive change. That is one thing I’ve been obsessed with all through my profession, and I’m extremely excited in regards to the alternative to construct on this specialism alongside Owen, Kieran and our proficient group.”
Co-founder of Large Lemon Kieron Abbott stated:”Sam has been an absolute beacon for Large Lemon from the second she joined, not solely main the way in which with our tech-with-purpose mission however brightening day by day along with her constructive and can-do perspective. We name her ‘the Large Lemon cog’ as a result of the opposite cogs wouldn’t flip with out her. It was a pure development for us to ask Sam to affix our board as an fairness shareholder, and we’re delighted that she accepted.
“In co-designing and constructing digital merchandise, we always attempt for higher, to be moral, to place folks first, and assume massive. Sam’s method is collaborative, serving to others realise and exceed ambitions and bringing a way of enjoyable and innovation to all we do. We’re extremely excited to have her be a part of our board.”