Hollie Whittles is an award winning TEDx speaker and Director of two digital companies – FraggleWorks and Purple Frog Systems. Her passion is to EDUCATE, ENTERTAIN and ENGAGE. Spending more than 7000 hours speaking to audiences across the UK, she has helped hundreds of business owners to grow their businesses. Hollie is in constant demand. Her charismatic and knowledgeable approach empowers people to get the results they want through adoption of the right technology, strategic planning and digital marketing. Hollie is also the national skills policy champion for the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). In 2021, Hollie was awarded in the UK Spotlight Awards for her work in the UK Business Technology Community by CompTIA. In 2020, she was named as one of the top 40 Women in Tech by Digital Women and won the national WomanWho awards in the business networking category. She was presented with a certificate from the British Computer Society for her work in the UK digital industry in 2018. In 2014, Hollie was voted one of the Top 50 Women in Tech by PCR Online and was Woman of the Year finalist.
Hollie Whittles's Sessions
Put your own mask on first - mental health and wellbeing for your businessSQLBits 2024
Businesses have a lot being thrown at them but the people in them need to be happy and healthy otherwise neither will achieve their goals. This session will look at well being intiatives that businesses could implement to support and boost staff including: bike to work, techtimeout, healthcare, menopause etc, how to write policies and what they should cover, signpost useful tools and websites and what businesses can do regarding topics such as net zero and carbon footprints.
Would your business pass pre-flight information security checks?SQLBits 2024
This session will cover the pros and cons of the main information security standards that you should be aware of including: Cyber Essentials, ISO27001 and SOC2. It will also signpost other useful training and exams that people could go on to increase their knowledge.
Power of the people in your businessSQLBits 2023
As an experienced people HR Director of a multi-award winning data analytics consultancy, this session will give you an inside look into how to create a people centric and learning culture in your organisation where employees grow and thrive with the business. We will also look at how to encourage and leverage young talent in the tech industry, our latest apprentice won Apprentice of the Year! Finally, we will look at skills gaps and the recruitment challenge facing the tech industry.
Digital detox yourself - be online whilst you're offlineSQLBits 2022
Tips and tricks to help you get rid of digital overwhelm
Revitalise your LinkedIn profile and maximise your social presenceSQLBits 2022
Tips and tricks to boost your LinkedIn profile and social presence
Unlock your LinkedIn profile to unleash your full potentialSQLBits 2020
In this info packed session, we'll look at top tips and tools to give your LinkedIn profile a facelift to give your content greater reach. Hollie is an experienced TEDx speaker specialising in digital marketing.