About this speaker
Professor Ross Tuffee is a tech entrepreneur and government advisor. Having studied geography at university, Ross joined EY in London, moving to Scotland in 1997 to work for Diageo, the global drinks giant.
15 years ago, Ross left corporate life and set up his own tech start up - Dogfish Mobile - just after Apple first launched their iPhone.
Having sold his company in 2017, Ross now focuses on coaching and supporting start-up and scale-up businesses. He has a passion for inspiring young people to consider a career in technology and entrepreneurship, encouraging the teaching of both in our schools, colleges, and universities. He is the co-author of the Scottish Government’s recently published Policy Paper “The Entrepreneurial Campus” and is an Honorary Professor and Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Stirling.
Ross works with charities that focus on skills development as well as supporting founders and business leaders to develop technology strategies and solutions that deliver positive outcomes.
When he is not working, he can be found in the mountains of Scotland either walking or riding his motorbike!