Round Table Discussion: Scaling, The Impact on You as a Leader

With Sarat Pediredla

5 March 2024, 13:30 - 15:30

Business Central, 2 Union Square, Central Park, Darlington, DL1 1GL

Lead Corporate Partner
Entrepreneur Member

As businesses evolve, so too do their leaders. But with expectations for leaders to develop new skills, acquire extra knowledge and switch their focuses to ensure they’re steering the ship effectively, managing a growing company can feel like a constant juggling act. 

In this round table discussion, we’ll look at scaling and the impact it can have on entrepreneurs in more detail. 

Hosted by Sarat Pediredla (hedgehog lab), we’ll explore the roles and responsibilities of leaders today; culture, communication and hiring during times of growth; engaging and motivating your team; developing new skills as a leader and maintaining mental and physical wellbeing whilst scaling your business. 

Our round tables are shaped by your views and experience, so while we hope to cover the topics above, we may discuss other related subjects during the session. 

About Our Host

Amusing though it is to those who know him, Sarat was once set to become a brain surgeon. Then he found computers – and discovered his true passion.

After moving from India to the UK to study software engineering, he worked as a developer for several years before setting up his own company, hedgehog lab, with fellow developer Mark Forster. hedgehog lab is a human-centred global tech consultancy. Their experts in UXR, UI/UX, engineering, AI, cloud, & data science partner to deliver custom app development and digital transformation services.

The business, which has raised £6.3m of investment from Private Equity investors, was ranked #9 in GP Bullhound Fastest Growing Northern Tech businesses and in the Inc 5000 list of fastest-growing European businesses. It was also named one of the Best Workplaces in the UK by Great Place to Work® UK and one of the Most Flexible Companies to work for in 2023 by Flexa.

Sarat, who remains passionate about all things digital, is clear on his ambition: to make hedgehog lab one of the world’s biggest and best digital product consultancy.

The small print - Due to limited capacity round table discussions are exclusively for entrepreneur members. Guests or substitutions are not allowed.


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