About Kay Kukoyi

Kay’s Biography


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Kay Kukoyi CSM FITOL is an award-winning entrepreneur, global tech startup mentor, and speaker.
She is the author of 5 books for entrepreneurs and SMEs, including the Amazon international bestseller, Don’t Hire a Software Developer Until You Read this Book, and has been recognised on the #IB100, the Financial Times and Inclusive Boards list of the 100 Most Influential BAME Leaders in the UK Technology Sector.

Kay is the CEO and Founder of Purposeful Group, an international community and centre for learning focused on entrepreneurship, technology and digital skills training. The company supports digital learners and empowers tech and digital entrepreneurs around the world through its bestselling books, professional mentoring, specialist workshops and expert-led programmes.

Kay was the 2022 winner of the BTA Lifetime Award for individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the technology profession. Kay and her business, Purposeful Group have been shortlisted for a number of awards, including Digital Woman of the Year, Digital Entrepreneur of the year, Role Model of the Year, Best Small Business Owner and Best Small Service Based Business.