Vinnett has spent her career as an entrepreneurial and commercial lead delivering multi-million pound technology partnerships and has a successful track record of first to market launches. She is a non-executive, a mentor and an investor in several start-ups from Cloud security, video surveillance, machine learning to artificial intelligence and smart connected thermostats.
Vinnett is currently Head of IoT Sales (IoT) at O2, Telefonica UK, where she leads a dedicated team. She is a recognised IoT thought-leader and a regular speaker at government policy and industry conferences.
Vinnett represents O2 for several Government-funded project boards; Driven, which is trialling a fleet of driverless vehicles using UK-built software and GATEway (Greenwich Automated Transport Environment) which is conducting trials to understand how people respond, engage with and accept automated/driverless vehicles.