Confirmed Speakers

A mixture of well-established large corporations and fast-growing trendsetters

  • Sarah Drinkwater

    Head of Campus London at Google

    Passionate about diversity in tech, better city living and storytelling

  • Leland Maschmeyer

    Chief Creative Officer at Chobani

    In 2017 Fast Company ranked Chobani as the 9th most innovative company in the world

  • Sheelika Ravishankar

    Jedi Master at TeamIndus

    TeamIndus is building a privately funded spacecraft to land on the Moon

  • Josh Silverman

    Design Operations at Twitter

    Designs the contexts and conditions to nurture individual and team success

  • Butzi

    Magician, Author and Actor

    Uses his skills and experience to empower more creativity and innovation

  • Uma Subramanian

    CEO at Voom by Airbus

    Aerospace enthusiast, passionate about urban air mobility and relieving urban congestion

  • Sebastian Speier

    Design Director SNKRS at Nike

    Creative Director of s23NYC, Nike’s new Digital Product Lab in New York

  • Merle Hall

    CEO at Kinneir Dufort

    Designing a better world; creating value through tomorrow’s products & experiences

  • Jackson Wang

    Vice President of Retail Design at L'Oreal

    Leads visual communication, emotional-based retail elevation & seamless shopper experience

  • Ileana Stigliani

    Asst Prof of Design & Innovation at Imperial College London

    Studying the cognitive dynamics underpinning the emergence of Service Design

  • Ahmad Hares

    Sr. Innovation Engineer iHub at General Motors

    Inspiring and empowering innovation centered around the future of mobility

  • Tom Ellis

    Director at
    Brand Genetics

    An experienced innovator & brand strategist who moves fast and breaks new ground

  • Lubos Maly

    Sr Manager Knowledge Management at LEGO

    LEGO believes that play stimulates the imagination and the emergence of creative expression

  • Jane Buck

    Global Director Pitch at Unilever

    Unilever helps people feel good, look good and get more out of life

  • Nadav Rosenberg

    Partner at Entrepreneur First

    The largest pre-team pre-idea seed investor and company builder in the world

  • Rich Tu

    VP of Brand Design at MTV

    An award winning artist, who has exhibited at major galleries and festivals

  • Maggie Philbin

    CEO at

    Helping teenagers to see the wide range of possibilities in Science, Engineering & Technology

  • Ben Strutt

    Head of Design & Innovation at Cambridge Design Partnership

    Leads design and front end innovation activities, and is a partner in the business

  • Jenny Arden

    Design Manager at Airbnb

    Airbnb's mission is to create a world where people can belong when they travel

  • Chandra Raman

    Global Lead, thingQbator Program at Cisco

    Helps aspiring intrapreneurs turn their ideas into working prototypes and marketable products

  • Elly Hardwick

    Head of Innovation at Deutsche Bank

    Identifying, evaluating and supporting the adoption of emerging technologies

  • Felipe Cajiao

    Sr Director Consumer Mktg OneBlade at Philips

    Product owner for the revolutionary new hybrid OneBlade styler

  • Gaurav Saini

    Principal Scientist / Senior Perfumer at Procter & Gamble

    Helping consumers discover a few moments of delight & pleasure unexpectedly in their routine

  • Claire Cockerton

    CEO at Plexal

    Europe's leading new technology innovation destination for entrepreneurs and corporations

  • Chris Shipton

    Graphic Recorder at Live Illustration

    Travels the world visualising meetings and events for many top brands