Gillian Docherty, Chief Executive Officer

Gillian Docherty, Chief Executive Officer

The Data Lab


Gillian has over 22 years’ experience working in the IT sector.  Gillian is responsible for delivering the strategic vision set out by The Data Lab Board, the aim of which is to create over 250 new jobs and to generate more than £100 million to Scotland’s economy.

Prior to this Gillian held a range of Senior Leadership roles at IBM UK including Leader for Software Business in Scotland, Systems and Technology Sales Leader and Territory Leader for General Business Scotland. 

Gillian is on the Board of Tech Partnership Scotland and is also a Board member of the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce. Gillian has a degree in Computing Science from Glasgow University and is married with a daughter.