About This Episode
In the very first episode of Change Makers, host Michael Hayman speaks to co-founder and CEO of Big Data giant WANdisco, David Richards on how entrepreneurs and business leaders can respond to COVID-19. David gives his view on the UK and US government responses to the pandemic and explains how the cloud went from specialist software to the essential tech of the lockdown.
Since co-founding WANdisco in Silicon Valley in 2005, David Richards has led the company on a course for rapid international expansion, opening offices in the UK, Japan and China. David spearheaded WANdisco to a hugely successful listing on the London Stock Exchange. A passionate advocate of entrepreneurship, David has established and successfully exited several highly successful Silicon Valley technology companies.