OUR SPECIAL GUESTS:
From augmented reality, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity to drones, nanotechnology and the genomic revolution, David Rowan is one of the world's foremost experts on how technology is reshaping the world around us. He is founding Editor-in-chief and now Editor-at-large of WIRED’s UK edition and technology columnist for The [UK] Sunday Times. He’s taken 125 flights in the past year to investigate the companies and entrepreneurs changing our world, recently spending time with the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Spotify, Xiaomi, Nest, Twitter and countless other ambitious startups from Tel Aviv to Shenzhen.
Ruby Steel is a trailblazer in inclusive design. She is also a “fixer” on the BBC2 show Big Life Fix, the show that involves a team of inventors creating new and life-changing solutions for people in need. Ruby always puts the people and their stories at the core. She is currently Senior Design Strategist at Smart Design, a design consultancy whose ethos is to design with meaning.
With more than ten years of experience in user-centered research, co-creation, and product, service and experience design, Ruby’s passion for creating a positive impact on individuals that live with a more challenging circumstance remains unshaken.