Joanna Shields quits Facebook to lead London’s Tech City

Joanna Shields to leave Facebook to head up London's Tech City Joanna Shields, vice president of EMEA at Facebook, has quit the social network to head up London’s Tech City.

Her departure comes as Facebook hunts for its first UK managing director leaving it with two senior vacancies at the top of the organisation in Europe.

Shields, who has been described as “the most influential person in European technology”, is to become the new chief executive of the Tech City Investment Organisation and will take up her role in January 2013. Read More »