Jacky Wright, Chief Digital and Information Officer, HMRC

As one of the largest digital businesses in the UK, Jacky will explain why APIs are key to HMRC making tax digital, and how the department is using them at scale to improve compliance and foster innovation in the tax and business software marketplace.


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  • About the speaker

    As HMRC’s Chief Digital and Information Officer, Jacky is responsible for all of the technology powering one of the biggest digitally-enabled transformations anywhere in Europe. Her teams run the IT and telephony that allows HMRC to manage 2.3 billion transactions and collect more than half a trillion pounds a year in revenue to fund UK Plc.

    Jacky joined HMRC in October 2017 from a private sector background. She is well known in the industry as a senior executive who is a transformational global leader and innovative technologist. She is passionate about the impact innovation can have in truly transforming services for people and businesses in a positive way.

    Jacky is also proud to represent women and BAME in technology. She was recently recognised as one of the UK’s most influential black people in the 2018 Powerlist.

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