Media coverage

This page holds a collection of online news stories and articles that I'm either quoted in, was interviewed for, or wrote for the ezine in question.

Memset® (my company's) recent news can be found here, and if you would like to read more of my ramblings have a look at Kate's Comment - my blog.

Equality & women in IT

16 Feb 2010 - Women in Technology: Top female IT role models named

10 Feb 2010 - Computer Weekly: Kate named as top female entrepreneur to watch

01 Oct 2009 - iQ: Girl Tech The Next Generation

04 Sep 2009 - Computer Weekly: Why Poor Diversity Is Bad For The IT Industry

25 Jun 2009 - Computer Weekly: W-tech starts the drive to bring women in IT together

26 Apr 2009 - Financial Mail Womens' Forum: Geek girl goes for Miss Universe to get more girls into IT

21 Apr 2009 - DedicatedServerDir.co.uk: Memset® Sponsors Geek-Girl To Become Miss Universe GB

21 Apr 2009 - GirlRacer.co.uk: Geek-Girl Role Model In Bid To Become Miss Universe GB

10 Mar 2009 - The Register: UK IT should 'fire men first', says Kate Craig-Wood

09 Mar 2009 - Financial Times: IT companies urged to 'fire men first'

10 Feb 2009 - Intellect's Regent conference: Coverage of the Regent conference where Kate managed to leave Jeremy Paxman briefly speechless

04 Feb 2009 - The Guardian: Why don't more women work in IT?

08 Oct 2008 - Surrey Advertiser: Guildford entrepreneur skydives over Everest

13 Nov 2008 - FT.com: Why IT skills need to be sold to girls

06 Oct 2008 - The Register: Hosting biz-queenpin parachutes Everest

22 Sep 2008 - Financial Times: Skydiving over Everest to champion girls' cause

14 May 2008 - Financial Times Podcast: Peter Whitehead interviews Kate Craig-Wood on the issues surrounding women in IT (MPEG Layer 3 Audio)

15 May 2008 - Financial Times: What IT means to me: No longer a member of any boys' clubs

29 Jan 2008 - CIO magazine UK: Where have all the women gone?

04 Dec 2007 - ComputerWeekly: Why IT must attract more women.

16 Nov 2007 - Computing: Grappling with diversity.

15 Nov 2007 - ZDNet: MP: Tech needs more female role models.

16 Nov 2007 - ComputerWorld UK: Reforming the boys' club.

Lifestyle & Transexuality

29 Jul 2009 - Today FM Part One, Part Two: Kate talks about her transition, and the need for improved care for young trans-girls on Irish national radio (MPEG Layer 3 Audio)

07 Jul 2009 - The Telegraph: Kate Craig-Wood: 'I'm lucky, many men would never pass for a woman'

04 Jul 2009 - The Telegraph: Award-winning female manager was born a man

03 Jul 2009 - Evening Standard: Businesswoman Kate used to be a fella...

3 Mar 2008 - BBC Southern Counties Radio: Real Lives: My story, and why the NHS is failing trans-girls (Audio)

12 Dec 2008 - Surrey Advertiser: Sex change Kate has never looked back

03 Jan 2009 - The Independant: First person: 'I used to be a man'

10 Dec 2008 - BBC Radio 4: Appearance on BBC Radio 4's Midweek programme, covering the Everywoman award, women in IT and transexuality (MPEG Layer 3 Audio)

30 Mar 2008 - Sunday Times: The story of my transexual transition.

25 Jul 2007 - Telegraph.co.uk: Electric-bike eases the effort of cycling.

01 Nov 2007 - Living IT: How to always stay connected.

Green IT & energy-efficient data centres

30 Oct 2009 - Document Management News: Memset® first hosting firm to sign up to EU data centre code

15 Dec 2008 - BCS Video Debate: IT policies and your green credentials

15 Oct 2008 - HostSearch: HostSearch talk to Kate about Green IT, and the hosting industry in general.

26 Jun 2008 - Radio 4 (audio): Article on making use of waste heat and greener datacentres

29 Apr 2008 - SmartPlanet: Green or not? Buying energy-efficient PCs

03 Dec 2007 - Silicon.com: Why must IT go green?

12 Nov 07 - TECHWORLD: Can you use carbon offsets to green your datacentre?

25 Oct 2007 - GridComputingNow! webinar: The Business Case and Methods for the Green Data Centre (you will need to register to view it).

10 Sep 2007 - Information Age: BusinessInsight - Data centre power redistrubution.

09 Aug 2007 - DATACENTRES.COM: Memset® moves closer to addressing the spiralling costs of powering and cooling a data centre.

04 May 2007 - ByteStart: Steps To Take Green Computing Seriously

Green business

25 Oct 2007 - CarbonNeutral Company: Win business as part of a "greener" supply chain.

15 Aug 2007 - First Voice: Go green, save cash and boost your PR profile.

26 Jun 2007 - energy savings trust: Firm invests in electric bicycles.

20 Aug 06 - SEEDA hub network: Memset® goes Carbon Neutral.

Technology

21 Jun 2010 - The Guardian: G-Cloud Would Help The Government To Save

10 Jun 2010 - Computer Reseller News: Running A Business On Open Source

28 May 2010 - Public Technology: Legal and commercial issues will slow down G-Cloud, not security

28 May 2010 - Virtual Data Centre.co.uk: Why the Carbon Reduction Commitment is bad for data centres

27 Apr 2010 - Techwhack: Is.gd Is Safe For Now As It Gets Acquired By Memset®

07 Apr 2010 - Fresh Business Thinking: How To Move Your Small Business To The Cloud

06 Apr 2010 - Web Host Industry Review: Memset® Leads Netcraft's March Most Reliable Host Sites

17 Dec 2009 - Growing Business: Online Collaboration Tools Worth A Look

18 Sep 2009 - The Guardian: Secrets of the Data Bunker

18 Sep 2009 - Personal Computer World: Government green IT plan punishes players

16 Mar 2009 - Datacentretimes.com: IT industry to fund leasing expansion

20 Jun 2008 - Telegraph.co.uk: Is backing up online OK for your data?

19 Sep 2007 - Tech.co.uk: Internet traffic set for global meltdown?

14 Nov 2006 - The Register: Xen and VT cuts Windows hosting costs.

Business Leadership

23 Jun 2010 - Financial Times: A World To Scale - Kate's comments included on innovation in UK (free registration required, or view pdf)

23 Jun 2010 - Small Business.co.uk: What The Budget Means For SMEs

23 Jun 2010 - Computer Reseller News: Cloudy View of Emergency Budget

22 Jun 2010 - Computer Weekly.com: Corporation Tax Falls 4% As VAT Jumps in Budget

25 Mar 2010 - Computer Weekly.com: Budget 2010 How The Budget Affects The Technology Industry

25 Mar 2010 - Computer Weekly.com Blog: Was The Budget Good For IT?

10 Jul 2009 - Real Business: Who will be Sir Alan Sugar's Junior Apprentice?

Charity

04 Jan 2008 - Surrey Advertiser: Launch of Chambers of Commerce Surrey Community Action fund is a big success.

Appointments & awards

01 Jun 2010 - Data Centre Dynamics: Memset® founder to chair Intellect's climate change group

17 Dec 2009 - Get Surrey: Shortlist Revealed For the 2009 Toast of Surrey Business Awards

28 Nov 2009 - Computer Weekly: Katescomment runner up in the 2009 IT Blog Awards

01 Nov 2009 - Management Today: Green Business Awards 2009

09 Jul 2009 - Computer Weekly: IT girls in Management Today's 35 under 35 list

11 Dec 2008 - The Register: Memset® CEO gets female biz-leaders' award from IBM

10 Dec 2008 - Web Host Industry Review: Memset® Founder Wins Two Awards

04 Dec 2008 - The Daily Mail: A woman's winning touch

25 May 2007 - WomenInTechnology.co.uk: Female entrepreneur joins Intellect UK board.

Awards & Nominations

UKtech50: No. 20 Social Media Champion Institute of Directors Young Director of the Year SE NatWest Every Woman Award Blackberry Women & Technology Awards 2008 PC Pro Best Web Host Award 6 years running Surrey Business Awards 2006/07 Computing Awards for Excellence 2007 Chamber Awards 2009 National Finalist Toast of Surrey 2011: Business Personality of the Year Carbon Neutral