Full Name
Elaine Doherty
Job Title
Regional Lead – Scotland & North East
Organisation
CityFibre
Speaker Bio
Elaine Doherty is a high energy business growth specialist with over 25 years’ experience at senior and C-level. Elaine began her career in telecoms and was the driving force behind winning multi-million-pound deals in Media and Finance sectors with Scotland delivering some of Scotland’s first internet services for businesses. She went on to manage the $7.5bn Global rollout of Lucent’s 2.5 and 3G mobile networks then leading the development and delivery of over 9million leading mobile Motorola handsets into European Operators.
Elaine has been instrumental in the growth and acquisition of several software businesses including a 300% increase in revenues at SurfKitchen mobile apps. Elaine has spearheaded blue-chip projects for Alcatel Lucent & Logica and prior to joining CityFibre reinvigorated the fortunes of Tourism Company Rabbie’s Trail burners increasing turnover by almost 60% in 18 months through creation and delivery of a digital transformation programme.
Elaine is a STEM ambassador. She sits on the board of an arts charity and social enterprise, Out of the Blue. Elaine is a member of the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Governing Council. Elaine is a member of the Edinburgh Development forum.