Jo Connell OBE

Jo Connell OBE DL  started her career as a programmer in the 1960’s and later joined Freelance Programmers, the iconic company founded by Dame Stephanie Shirley, progressing to be Group Managing Director of the successor FTSE 250 company Xansa. After retiring from corporate life, Jo has pursued a portfolio of activities, mainly charitable and voluntary relating to those in need, public service and the IT industry.  Today she took time out to talk to Tom Abram about her life and career.