Tanja is Head of Software Engineering at the BBC, responsible for the build and operations of high profile products such as BBC News, BBC Sport, BBC Children’s & Education (Cbeebies, Games, Bitesize), web and mobile platforms used daily by millions around the globe.
Tanja is a technology and people leader, with skills from a software engineering background of over 24 years, with work experience in IT sectors in the UK, Switzerland and South East Asia. She has experience in industries including broadcast, gaming, retail and education, companies from start-ups to blue-chip. She has been leading and managing teams whilst contributing as a technical lead. Whilst also being a BBC Incident Commander she is a key decision maker, leading on engineering culture & delivery to technical strategy.
Tanja believes in Tech’s positive impact on people’s lives and our futures. She is a frequent public speaker and supports events, which encourage and motivate youth, women and minorities to get involved in technology. For her it is also about making an impact on Engineering Culture and helping people become better technologists and human beings.