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Dr Ella Cranmer
Lecturer in Information Technology Development
Manchester Metropolitan University
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I am passionate about encouraging and engaging learners to embrace the potential of technology. I lead a unit exploring Emerging Technologies in Organisations, which examines the potential, impacts and challenges of embracing technologies to add value in organisations. There is always something new to explore.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Exploring emerging technolgies
  • Educating
  • Trying new Tech
  • Coding
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Learning new and exciting things every day!

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

After doing a non-technology related degree, I worked as a researcher exploring emerging technologies. This fueled my passion in technology, and completion of a PhD developing a business model to implement Augmented Reality (AR) in organisations.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

It is exciting…there is always something new, innovative and disruptive. Tech is the future and an exciting industry to work in.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

Challenge yourself, always remain open minded and be inquisitive. It is always exciting and fast-paced, so you can never get bored.


I AM...
TENACIOUS
PASSIONATE
CREATIVE