4-5 June 2024

Manchester Central


George Brighton

Vice President, Market Data Engineering. Goldman Sachs

Speaker profile

George leads Market Data Site Reliability Engineering, tasked with preventing and investigating incidents affecting real-time data distribution at Goldman Sachs. He joined the firm in 2017, after completing an MEng in Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Birmingham, and was promoted to Vice President in 2022.

George is passionate about mentoring and encouraging more people into technology, especially from underrepresented demographics. Besides his normal role, George is head of graduate recruitment from Birmingham universities within the Engineering division. He co-led Goldman’s inaugural 2021 Code First Girls Degree programme, and is a Lead Instructor for the Python and Web Development Kickstarter courses, teaching both in-person and online.


Wednesday 12 October


11:40 - 12:10   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Kick-start your coding journey

Lydia Whicher

Associate - Engineering Experience Team,
Goldman Sachs

George Brighton

Vice President, Market Data Engineering,
Goldman Sachs

Sally Preston

Vice President, Engineering Campus Recruiting,
Goldman Sachs

Rebecca Zhao

Software Engineering Analyst - Global Markets,
Goldman Sachs

Chizu Nwizu

Analyst - Loans Engineering,
Goldman Sachs



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Manchester Central


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