Jackie Mulligan is Founder of ShopAppy.com, Strategic Director for Game Republic Ltd,and Visiting Enterprise Fellow for Manchester Metropolitan University. Jackie is a specialist in events, creative, strategic thinking and communications management. As Strategic Director for the largest games industry network in the North of England Jackie manages the development of the network and events programme with leading investors, tech platforms and developers. Jackie is an events, communications and management consultant and recently founded her own digital start-up ShopAppy.com – a mobile site providing a new way to shop local in the UK that was featured on BBC’s The One Show as well as on BBC Radio.
Jackie is a regular writer for industry media including Conference News, Conference Meetings World and The Meeting Professional and speaker at industry conferences including IBTM, IMEX, Confex, Meetings Show and many others. Jackie has managed global events research projects including the future of meetings study and authored reports on technologies and creativity.