1 Impact

Leaders look at the future of AI and emerging technology to explore the impact on business, government and society.


Leaders look at the future of AI and emerging technology to explore the impact on business, government and society. From trust and ethics, innovation, disruption, governance, culture and society, we examine the big picture.


Lindsay Trout

Egon Zehnder

Charlie Muirhead

CEO & Co-Founder CognitionX Ltd

Sunil Wadhwani

CEO & Co-Founder iGate Corp

Sam Anthony

Co-Founder and CTO Perceptive Automata

Sadiq Khan

Mayor of London

Xu Li

CEO Sensetime

Claire Melamed

Executive Director Data4SDGs

Martha Lane Fox

Founder Doteveryone

Nick Jennings

Vice-Provost for Research & Enterprise Imperial College London

De Kai

Professor of Computer Science & Engineering HKUST

Ronan Dunne

Executive Vice President and President of Verizon Wireless Verizon

Rahmyn Kress

Chief Digital Officer & Founder, HenkelX Henkel

Mary Lou Jepsen

CEO & Founder Openwater

Jeffrey Sachs

Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a commissioner of the UN Broadband Commission for Development, Former Director of the Earth Institute Columbia University

Joanna Bryson

Associate Professor, Dept. of Computing University of Bath

Rosemary Luckin

Professor of Learner Centred Design, Knowledge Lab UCL

Victoria Turk

Senior Editor Condé Nast

Kathryn Parsons

CEO Decoded Ltd.

Jacquelline Fuller

VP Google & President Google.org Google

Stan Boland

CEO & Co-Founder FiveAI

Priya Lakhani

Founder & CEO Century

Dame Wendy Hall

Executive Director, Web Science Institute University of Southampton

Sir Anthony Seldon

Vice-Chancellor University of Buckingham

Karen Silverman

Partner Lathams

Richard Curtis

Screenwriter & Director PROJECT EVERYONE

Joanna Shields

Group CEO BenevolentAI

Bill Janeway

Economist and Author Warburg Pincus LLC

Derek Haoyang Li

Founder & Chief Education Technology Scientist Squirrel AI

Wendy Mars

President of EMEAR CISCO

Astro Teller

Captain of Moonshots X

Manoj Saxena

Executive Chairman COGNITIVESCALE

Yossi Vardi

CEO Various

Kumsal Bayazit

CEO Elsevier

Omar Abbosh

Chief Executive of Communications, Media & Technology Operating Group Accenture

Salim Ismail

Co-Founder & Chairman OpenEXO

Jamie Susskind

author of Future Politics Jamie Susskind

Jacqueline De Rojas

President techUK

Manuela Veloso

Head of AI JP Morgan

Jeremy Wright

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport UK Government

Alison Rose

CEO, Commercial and Private Banking Royal Bank of Scotland

Stuart Russell

Professor of Computer Science UC Berkeley

Mariana Mazzucato

Prof. Economics of Innovation and Public Value UCL

Matt Hancock

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care dhsc.gov.uk

Jean-François Gagné

CEO & Co-Founder Element AI

Kay Firth-Butterfield

Head of AI & Machine Learning at the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution World Economic Forum

Main Talks

Festival Opening

10th June at 8:30 am Venue: Impact

Time to Act

11th June at 12:30 pm Venue: Impact

Special Guest

11th June at 4:00 pm Venue: Impact

Public session

11th June at 7:00 pm Venue: Impact

Governance of AI

12th June at 10:00 am Venue: Impact