Caroline Gorski

Chief Executive - R² Factory at Rolls-Royce

Caroline has worked at the transformational edge of emerging digital technologies for more than 25 years, leading businesses’ strategic responses to technology and executing organisational changes, new market developments and new business model launches.

Following senior roles at Telefonica, Sodexo, O2 and the Digital Catapult, Caroline led Rolls-Royce's R² Data Labs for five years, delivering £400m of value back into the Group. During the pandemic, she pioneered the Emergent Alliance, which convened over 50 corporates, individuals, NGOs and governments for the first time to leverage expertise, data, and resources to aid societal recovery.

Now leading the R² Factory founding team, Caroline drives the company’s strategic vision to create a safe space to do hard things by blending unique experience, cutting-edge capability, thought-leadership and new ways of working to create new opportunities and business models.
Caroline holds a Masters's degree from Oxford and has an unfinished PhD in modern gothic literature and how we all use scary monsters to help contain social anxiety.

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