2020 Speakers

Cutting edge thinking from the brightest minds on the planet from industry, government and academia

Sir Chris Pissarides

Regius Professor & Co-chair Institute for the Future of Work

Anima Anandkumar

Director of ML Research Nvidia

Joe Baguley


Jo Bamford

Chairman Wrightbus

David Barber

Professor of Machine Learning UCL

Jamie Bartlett

Author People vs. Tech

Ivana Bartoletti

Technical Director Deloitte LLP

Iggy Bassi

CEO & Founder Cervest

Alex Beard

Senior Director, Global Learning Lab Teach for All

Philippe Beaudoin

Co-Founder Element AI

Heba Bevan

CEO and Founder Utterberry

Grace Cassy

Co-Founder CyLon

Divya Chander

Faculty Chair Neuroscience Singularity University

Vishal Chatrath

CEO & Co-Founder PROWLER.io

Tessa Clarke

CEO & Founder OLIO

Paul Clarke

CTO Ocado

Naomi Climer

Co-chair Institute for the Future of Work

Andrew Cohen

Executive Chairman J.P. Morgan Global Wealth Management

Rachel Coldicutt

Responsible technologist

Lily Cole

Author Who Cares Wins: Reasons For Optimism in Our Changing World

Diana Coyle

Bennett Professor of Public Policy University of Cambridge

Luis Cuende

Co-Founder Aragon

Lisa Dale-Clough

Senior Policy Manager Transport for Greater Manchester

Tim Davie

CEO BBC Studios

Tim Draper

Founder Draper Associates

Lilian Edwards

Professor of Law, Innovation & Society, Newcastle Law School Newcastle University

Mona El Isa

Founder & CEO Avantgarde

Claire Enders

Founder Enders Analysis

Tony Fadell

Pod inventor, iPhone co-inventor, Nest founder, Future Shape principal

Anthony Finkelstein

Chief Scientific Advisor for National Security HM Government

Stephen Fitzpatrick

CEO & Founder OVO Energy

Cherry Freeman

Co-Founding Partner Hiro Capital

Hannah Fry

Author, Hello World: How to Be Human in the Age of the Machine UCL

Ben Goertzel

CEO SingularityNET

Jane Goodall

Founder The Jane Goodall Institute

Matthew Gould


Dr. Charmaine Griffiths

CEO British Health Foundation

Priya Guha

Venture Partner Merian Ventures

Ravi Gurumurthy

CEO Nesta

Joanna Haigh

Co-director The Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Imperial College London

Derek Haoyang Li

Founder & Chairman Squirrel AI Learning by Yixue Group

Sabine Hauert

President & Co-Founder Robohub

Margaret Heffernan

Author, Uncharted: How to Map the Future

Joel Hellermark

CEO & Founder Sana Labs

Emil Hewage

CEO & Co-Founder Bios

Caroline Hjelm

CMO VOI Technology

Brent Hoberman

Executive Chairman & Co-Founder Founders Factory

Anne-Marie Imafidon

Founder, Trustee Institute for the Future of Work

Steen Jakobsen

Chief Investment Officer Saxo Bank

Alan Karthikesalingam

Research Lead Google Health UK

Husayn Kassai

CEO & Co-Founder Onfido

John F. Kerry

68th US Secretary of State

Carly Kind

Director Ada Lovelace Institute

Lauren Kisser

Director, Alexa Info International Amazon

Priya Lakhani

Founder & CEO Century

David Lane

Founder, Director, Professor Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

Baroness Martha Lane Fox

Founder & Executive Chair Doteveryone

Rose Luckin


Mike Lynch

Founder Invoke Capital

Juergen Maier

Chair of the Board Digital Catapult

Nicola Mendelsohn CBE

Vice President, Facebook EMEA Facebook

Dr Katy Milne

Chief Engineer Manufacturing Technology Centre

Helen Mountfield, QC

Principal, Mansfield College University of Oxford

Carina Namih

General Partner Episode 1 Ventures

Alice Newcombe-Ellis

Founding & Managing Partner Ahren Innovation Capital

Claire Novorol

Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer Ada Health

Andrew Pakes

Director of Communications & Research Prospect Union

Kathryn Parsons

CEO & Co-Founder Decoded

Joanna Popper

Global Head of Virtual Reality for Location Based Entertainment HP

Samantha Power

Former US Ambassador to the UN

Aza Raskin

Founder Earth Species Project

Tom Rivett-Carnac

Co-Founder Global Optimism

Stuart Russell

Professor of Computer Science UC Berkeley

Lea Schmidt

Product Partnerships Centrifuge

Anita Sengupta

Professor of Astronautics University of Southern California

Harjot Singh

Chief Strategy Officer EMEA McCann Worldgroup

Arwen Smit

Author, Identity Reboot

Tim Spector

Head of Department of Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology King's College London

Martha Spurrier

Director Liberty

Yancey Strickler

Author, This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World

Mariarosaria Taddeo

Senior Research Fellow, Deputy Director | Digital Ethics Lab, Oxford Internet Institute University of Oxford

Roger Taylor

Chair of the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation Centre for Data Ethics & Innovation

Anna Thomas

Co-founder & Director Institute for the Future of Work

Michael Veale

Lecturer in Digital Rights & Regulation, Faculty of Laws UCL

Beatie Wolfe

Musician and Artist

Bryony Worthington

Executive Director Environmental Defense Fund Europe

Hideki Yoshimoto

Founder & Director Tangent

Niklas Zennström

CEO & Founding Partner Atomico