- Chief Operating Officer, Spektacom
A dynamic product and business leader with extensive global experience working in Fortune 500 companies including Qualcomm, Broadcom, etc, as well as with high tech start-ups, in multiple geographies. Have held various leadership roles in product management, business development and marketing, and have taken various cutting-edge products and technologies to market. Am a major sports enthusiast, a former state junior badminton champion, and have consulted for multiple IPL franchises in the area of digital transformation. Currently head product, operations and marketing responsibilities at Spektacom, a company which I firmly believe will change the paradigm on usage of technology in sports. Our cutting edge products include IoT driven smart sensors, machine learning/AI based intelligent analytics and computer vision technologies that take fan engagement and performance analysis to a completely different level. I have an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and an MS in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University.
- Associate Professor in Bioelectronics, University of Oxford
Christopher Proctor is an Associate Professor in Bioelectronics and BBSRC David Phillips Fellow. He is also a Tutorial Fellow at Keble College. Chris received a B.Sc. in Interdisciplinary Physics from the University of Michigan. Following two years as a general scientist at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, he earned a Ph.D. in Materials from the University of California, Santa Barbara where he investigated loss mechanisms in organic photovoltaics. Subsequently, Chris was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from Whitaker International to develop implantable bioelectronic devices for treating neurological disorders in the Bioelectronics Department at the Ecole des Mines de St Etienne. He then joined the University of Cambridge as a Research Associate and Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellow. In 2020, Chris started as a BBSRC David Phillips Fellow and group leader in the Engineering Department at Cambridge before moving to Oxford in 2022.
- VP & Research Director, Counterpoint Research
Peter has been in the mobile industry for more than 30 years with experience in product management, market analysis and corporate strategy. Before being a founder member of Counterpoint Research, Peter was Global Head of Market and Competitive Intelligence at Nokia. There he headed a team responsible for analyzing and quantifying the industry.
Prior to Nokia, Peter was an equity analyst at SoundView Technology Group, a research-driven investment bank. And before that he was VP and Chief Analyst of mobile and wireless research at Gartner. Peter’s early years in the industry were spent in product management and marketing with Japanese handset manufacturers, Panasonic and NEC.
- Director of product management for Automotive ADAS/AV, Imagination Technologies
Gilberto is Director of product management in the automotive ADAS/AV segment.
Responsible for the strategy in the disruptive area of vehicle autonomy using our expertise in AI and other heterogeneous compute capabilities.
Mr Rodriguez has over 20 years leading global teams and organizations. He has co-founded start-ups and lead teams of more than 70 engineers distributed worldwide.
Gilberto has expertise in multi-disciplinary product development for the semiconductor industry in areas of artificial intelligence, telecommunications, and video processing.
Gilberto holds an Executive MBA from London Business School and MEng in Telecommunications.
As CEO at TechWorks, Charles is driving collaboration between Deep Tech and Semiconductor companies, Academia and Government in order to promote the sector and grow business opportunities for UK companies.
Previously, Charles was responsible for International Business & Marketing at HiSilicon (Huawei’s chipset business) based in Cambridge UK, with responsibility for product strategy, go-to-market and business development in IoT, edge and smart devices fields. Prior to this he led u-blox’ activities in the fast moving consumer IoT segment (wearables, smart-home and entertainment) following the acquisition of the ARM Software Radio spin-out Cognovo, where we was founder and executive VP Sales & Marketing. Charles has held various positions in system design, business development and product marketing within Acorn Computers, TTPCom, Motorola and ARM.
- Chief Commercial Officer, My Voice AI
A disruptive Senior Executive, Technology Thought Leader and Entrepreneur, who possesses over 15 years’ global leadership across EMEA, Asia Pacific, and the Americas. I direct transformational change, drive business development, commercialise products and deliver smart value chain solutions that realise high ROI, shareholder value and profits for Private Equity, Venture Capital and public listed companies.
David Wood was a pioneer of the smartphone industry and is now a full-time futurist writer, consultant, and publisher. In 1998 he co-founded Symbian, the creator of the world’s first successful smartphone operating system. Software written by his teams was included in half a billion smartphones over the following years, from companies such as Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, Panasonic, Fujitsu, and Sony Ericsson. He previously spent ten years at UK-based mobile computing innovator Psion PLC, and subsequently three years as CTO of Accenture Mobility, where he co-led the company’s Mobility Health business initiative. He is the author or lead editor of eleven books, including The Singularity Principles, Vital Foresight, Smartphones and Beyond, The Abolition of Aging, and Sustainable Superabundance. As Chair of London Futurists, he has hosted 300 public events on futurist and technoprogressive topics since 2008. As Principal of Delta Wisdom, he works with organisations around the world to inject urgency into discussions of future scenarios and to anticipate forthcoming exponential disruptions. He is a fellow of the IEET and a fellow of the RSA. He has a triple first class mathematics degree from Cambridge and undertook doctoral research in the Philosophy of Science regarding the implications of quantum physics. He has an honorary Doctorate in Science from Westminster University, awarded in recognition of his services to the smartphone industry.