Martha Lane Fox, UK Digital Champion

Martha Lane Fox is a serial entrepreneur, the UK’s Digital Champion (appointed by the government) and the Founder of Go ON UK which she Chairs. Martha is also Chair of the Government Digital Service’s Advisory Board and sits on the Cabinet Office Efficiency and Reform Board.

Martha is best known for co-founding the very popular travel website, in 1998, which she exited with a sale to Sabre Holdings in 2005. It is the largest travel and leisure website in Europe. Martha then founded Luckyvoice to transform the world of karaoke both online and offline, and her own grant giving foundation, Antigone in 2005.

Martha is a Non-Executive Director at Marks and Spencer, and the Orange Prize for Fiction. She is also Patron of AbilityNet, Reprieve, Just for Kids Law and Camfed