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We offer strategic consultancy, interim leadership, software engineering and product expertise for technology focussed organisations.

Our clients include fast-growing startups and scale-ups, with a special emphasis on impact-driven ventures committed to making a positive difference.

How we work

We operate at the intersection of organisational structure, process and culture. 

Boards, Founders and Investors trust us to undertake expert strategic reviews of the overall effectiveness of software engineering and product functions, and to resolve specific issues impacting growth and effectiveness.

Our approach includes an in-depth assessment, enabling us to diagnose underlying issues and deliver tailored recommendations.

We provide hands-on expertise, interim management, leadership coaching, and ongoing strategic advice to ensure effective implementation of all recommendations and to support your ongoing success.

Book a consultation

Our consultants are leading experts in technology strategy and delivery. This means that we can help you to define the approach and expertise you need now to accelerate your success.

You may not know exactly what you need and that’s no problem, we’re here to help you work that out.

Book a free 30 minute consultation – it’s good to talk.

What our clients say

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“It’s great working with Difference Digital.  You made a big effort to understand our company and provide expertise that we’d spend weeks trying to find in days.” George Htin-Kyaw, CTO, Swoop Funding


“Difference Digital are a pleasure to work with; your insight, energy, and diligence really accelerated our programme.” Richard Sargeant, COO, Faculty AI

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“Difference Digital have fast become our go-to partner. You truly deliver on the promise. You simply “get it” Tina Phillips, VP People, Talent & Culture, INSHUR

“Difference Digital were an excellent partner for us. It was highly successful and an enjoyable experience” Fabrice Bernhard, CTO and co-founder, M33 Group/Theodo

We don’t do Talent Search

But we do connect you with our extensive network.  As technologists ourselves, we know how important finding the right experts is for your success.

Got a difficult to fill leadership role?  Need to build a team? Looking for recommendations for an on- or offshore delivery provider that you can trust?

Ask us about our global network of technology, product and design specialists.  We know what good looks like and will help you to find the right match for you.

Part of the community


Our founder, Davina Sirisena, is a technologist, entrepreneur and board advisor.   

Originally a software engineer, Davina has worked at the leadership level for global technology consultancies, corporate giants, and innovative startups.

As an entrepreneur, she has led a fast-growth startup on its journey from zero to one hundred people. 

Davina has been recognised as a ‘Most Influential Woman in UK Tech’ for the last five years, 2019-23, by Computer Weekly.


Back in 2019, we founded DINT, a global event series and community for people who care about Diversity and Inclusion in Tech.

Having reached 1000+ members it was time for a long term home and so DINT has recently become part of specialist D&I consultancy Watch This Sp_ace : Read more

Iraqi Innovators

We chose our domain ‘make a difference’ to remind us each day of our mission to make a positive difference both to our clients and to the wider world.

We support the fight against global inequality by investing 1%+ of our profits in initiatives that support under-represented groups in the tech sector.

This year, we’re supporting Iraqi Innovators to enable the growing but widely overlooked tech sector in Iraq and to build the country’s first ever co-working space for women.