We work hand-in-hand with leading professionals from games, computing and the wider tech sector. This ensures our courses remain up-to-date, meet employers’ needs and adapt as the world evolves.
Our industry contacts also include a huge network of Staffordshire University graduates who have gone on to successful careers. With all these connections, you’ll be well placed for your future career.
Meet some of our digital champions.
IBM Master Inventor, IBM
John is an IBM Master Inventor, Honorary Professor, Research Fellow, Impact Fellow and currently leads IBM UK University Programs.
Andrew is an experienced senior leader across technology, telecoms and innovation businesses. A driven, mission-oriented CEO who cares deeply about causing progress through technology to citizens, industry and government.
Account Director, LinkedIn
Bhavin is an Account Director for Higher Education at LinkedIn, with a particular focus in leveraging his 16+ years of experience in the education sector to help universities and colleges achieve their strategic goals and grow their online presence.
UK Client Technical Leader and Industry 4.0 Architect, IBM
Ian works with organisations to create advanced factories, improving efficiency, uptime, data insights, and waste reduction in plant management.
Executive Chairman, Google Workspace for Education and Technology Integration
Jamie is a tech entrepreneur, who owns a portfolio of global cloud-based tech firms. He's the Executive Chairman of a prominent Google Workspace for Education and Tech Integration Partner, catering to 3000+ clients across 30+ countries.
Technical Sales Engineer, MSAB
Chris is a Technical Sales Engineer at MSAB with over 6+ years' expertise in digital forensics. Passionate about showcasing innovative solutions, he aids clients in surpassing challenges.
Senior Character Artist, Pixel
Zakia is a Senior Character Artist with experience in the gaming industry. Her expertise spans AAA titles across PC, console, and mobile platforms.
Miles Jacobson OBE
Studio Director, Sports Interactive
Miles Jacobson OBE, Studio Director at Sports Interactive (SI), oversees the renowned Football Manager series. With over 20 years at SI and leading since 1999, he has transformed it from a start-up to a prominent UK game developer.
Distribution and Partnership Guy, FRVR
Jamy's primary fascination are the human elements in games. He is interested in understanding player engagement, motivations, and satisfaction within virtual domains.
Head of Partnerships, F1 Arcade
Perry is Head of Partnerships at F1 Arcade. Formerly, he was a Business Director for Esports at Right Formula, a sports and entertainment marketing consultancy based out of London and Director of Partnerships at GINX TV.
Global VP of Influencer, Brainlabs
Tom is an award-winning games and esports industry leader in communications, social, and community management.
Managing Director and Co-Founder, Esports Insider
Sam is a Managing Director and Co-Founder of Esports Insider, the global B2B esports industry news platform, agency, events and media company.