Official History of Parliament Vote100 album to feature Imogen Wethered, CEO of Qudini

Published on March 23rd 2018
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Imogen Wethered, CEO of Qudini, featured in St. James’s House Official Vote100 commemorative album to mark 100 years since the passing of the Representation of the People Act 1918

London, United Kingdom – 7th March 2018: Qudini, a London based technology software company, has today announced its CEO & Co-Founder’s inclusion in the St. James’s House Official History of Parliament Vote100 commemorative album to celebrate the centenary of women gaining the right to vote in the UK.

This year marks 100 years since Parliament passed the Representation of the People Act 1918 which was a package of electoral reforms that extended the vote to women for the first time.

As part of these celebrations, publisher St James’s House has partnered with the History of Parliament Trust to produce their official commemorative album for the Vote100 anniversary.

Launching in June 2018, this book tells the story of the 84-year struggle for women to get the vote, how the vote was won and what that has meant for women since.

In addition to discussing key historical events, this fully illustrated coffee-table book will showcase a selection of organisations drawn from educational, cultural, social, technological and business spheres with relevant stories to tell.

As a representative of the technology sector, Qudini has joined the celebrations as an editorial partner and sponsor for the official History of Parliament Trust Vote100 commemorative album. Imogen Wethered, CEO & Co-Founder of Qudini, is one of the key business leaders highlighted in the book.

Imogen built Qudini, her customer experience software company, straight after university off the back of a hackathon in 2012 with the vision of making the high street a better place to go for fantastic customer experiences and building relationships. Nowadays the software improves the experience for more than 24 million customers a year across 2,500 global retail, restaurant and health care locations. The company is already global with 30% of their revenues coming from clients in Spain, USA, India and Australia. The company’s product portfolio includes: a queue management system, appointment booking software and event management software.

Commenting on the project, Imogen Wethered said: “It is an honour and a privilege to be involved in such a prestigious initiative which marks 100 years since women got the right to vote. As an entrepreneur and business leader, it is amazing to see how far women have come over the past century and how much progress can be achieved in encouraging more women to get involved in the technology industry over the next few years.”

St James’s House Founder and CEO, Richard Freed, said, “Equality is one of the most important values underpinning our society, and we are extremely excited to be producing this official commemorative album for the Trust. We are also very pleased to be working with Imogen and Qudini as one of our profiled organisations.”

This publication will be distributed on a controlled-circulation basis to key figures and organisations around the world including Members of the House of Lords and House of Commons, and will be made available to the general public through leading book retailers including Amazon.

St James’s House has previously produced official commemorative publications for The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration at Windsor Castle, the 750thanniversary of Parliament in the UK and the 50th anniversary of the CBI. For 2018 it is also working with the RAF100 Appeal to produce a series of publications associated with the RAF’s centenary.

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Press contacts:

For more information or to arrange an interview with Imogen Wethered, CEO of Qudini about the company’s involvement with the project, please contact:

Anne-Marie Lavelle, Head of Marketing, Qudini – anne-marie@qudini.com / 07549114068

NOTES FOR EDITORS

About Qudini

Qudini is a cloud-based platform that allows brands with physical locations to create fantastic customers experiences. This is done through technology to manage queues and walk-in customers requiring service, with additional functionality that allows brands to take bookings for appointments and events online. Qudini works with: O2, Telefónica global, John Lewis, Thomas Cook and many other fantastic retailers as well as the NHS and many of London’s hottest restaurant brands, including: Honest Burgers, Hoppers, the Diner and many others.

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