Hi, I'm Carlene Jackson

Carlene Jackson is the CEO of Vantage Academy and Brighton-based tech company Cloud9 Insight, a Microsoft Gold Partner which has provided more than 700 UK businesses with cloud-based CRM software systems. Founded in 2010, the company has 30 members of staff, and is an award-winning apprenticeship provider.

Carlene established her first business in Brighton at age 17, going on to spend nearly two decades in the software industry, working for companies including IBM, Xansa, and Sage, before going it alone to take advantage of the booming cloud technology sector.