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Martha Lane Fox
- Aired: December 2009,
- Posted: 7th December, 2009
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Martha Lane Fox
Chair, Race for life
Digital Inclusion Champion
Martha co-founded lastminute.com in 1998 with business partner Brent Hoberman, floated the business in 2000 and remained on the company’s board until its sale in 2005. It is currently still Europe’s largest travel and leisure website. Martha is founder of Lucky Voice which currently has five bars and a growing online application.
Martha is also Founder and Chair of Antigone.org.uk, her own grant-giving foundation, which supports charities involved with criminal justice, health and education. Martha is a Non-Executive Director at Marks & Spencer plc, Channel 4 Television and Mydeco, She is also a Trustee of Reprieve. In 2009 Martha was appointed the government’s first Champion for Digital Inclusion.back to top »