Penny Power OBE | GEW 20 x 20

Being a Founder can be tough, Penny shares her personal story as an entrepreneur and outlines practical steps for Founder Wellbeing.

In 1998, she founded Ecademy with her husband Thomas Power and CEO Glenn Watkins with the aim of helping business people achieve success through online tools, community and friendship. Penny Power published a book in August 2009, titled ‘Know me, like me, follow me: what online social networking means for you and your business’. In 2012, Ecademy was acquired by SunZu, owned by Lyndon Wood.

Power was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2014 New Year Honours for services to entrepreneurship in social and digital development.

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