Dr. Christine Bailey is the founder of Sophia Marketing Ltd, which delivers practical wisdom and insights-based marketing services to the technology and FinTech sectors. Based in Surrey, UK, she has spent her career in various B2B marketing roles, including leading European marketing functions for Hewlett-Packard and Cisco Systems, as well as for pre-IPO companies. Most recently she was Managing Director, SMB UK and Ireland, as well as Chief Marketing Officer for Valitor, a European payment solutions company. A respected thought-leader and motivational speaker with two TEDx Talks, she has been voted #1 Woman in Tech by B2B Marketing and named one of 150 women B2B thought leaders to follow in 2021 by Thinkers 360. She has a doctorate (DBA) in customer insight from Cranfield School of Management and serves on several advisory boards.