THE TECHSTARS

MEET THE SPEAKERS


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VR World 2017 will bring together 150 "techstars" to discuss the impact of AR, MR and VR beyond gaming.

Interested in speaking?

Contact Rosanna Quigley, Conference Producer on +44 (0) 117 284 0040 or email Rosanna(at)nexusmediacom.com
Nigel	Hilditch

Nigel Hilditch

Director of Video, Sotheby's

Andy	Gower

Andy Gower

Head of Interactive TV Research, BT

Brian	Waterfield

Brian Waterfield

Virtual Reality & High-end Visualisation Technical Lead, Jaguar Land Rover

Denise White

Denise White

Director - Technology, The Walt Disney Company

Gregory Hough

Gregory Hough

Digital Projects Manager – Shopper Science Lab, GSK

Emilio Vacca

Emilio Vacca

Director - Mobile, The Telegraph

Stephen Docherty

Stephen Docherty

Chief Information Officer & Chair London CIO Council, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Simon Silva

Simon Silva

Global Customer Experience Manager, Bang & Olufsen

Dimitris Triantafyllidis

Dimitris Triantafyllidis

Emerging Technologies Manager, Rolls-Royce

Arijana Walcott

Arijana Walcott

Director of Consumer Business Development, Swisscom

Martin Moth

Martin Moth

Digital Tools Lead, NHS Choices

Simon Tarry

Simon Tarry

Director of Engineering, Ticketmaster

Paul	Hannah

Paul Hannah

Creative Director Future Concepts, Airbus

Rebecca Gregory-Clarke

Rebecca Gregory-Clarke

Lead Technologist – Immersive, Digital Catapult

Tom Nelson

Tom Nelson

Creative Producer, Royal Opera House

Joe Robins

Joe Robins

Community Evangelist, Unity

Tom	Burton

Tom Burton

Interactive and Technology Lead, BBC Studios

Ed Greig

Ed Greig

Disruptor, Deloitte Digital

Jamie Hillier

Jamie Hillier

Preconstruction Director, Kier Construction

Megan Kierstead

Megan Kierstead

Senior User Researcher, Salesforce

Ayelet Noff

Ayelet Noff

Founder and CEO, Blonde 2.0

Gerard Lambe

Gerard Lambe

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, The Christie NHS Trust

Aidan McCullen

Aidan McCullen

Head of Innovation Partnerships and Funding, RTE

Gonzalo Martinez de Azagra

Gonzalo Martinez de Azagra

Head of Israel, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation

Kristen Bjaastad

Kristen Bjaastad

Creative Lead Content Design, TUI Group

Joerg Liebe

Joerg Liebe

CIO, Lufthansa Systems

Tom Standage

Tom Standage

Deputy Editor, The Economist

Danny Lopez

Danny Lopez

COO, Blippar

Chris	Michaels

Chris Michaels

Head of Digital & Publishing, British Museum

Matt	Simmonds

Matt Simmonds

Creative Director of Video Content, Telegraph Media Group

Pete	Daukintis

Pete Daukintis

Tech Evangelist, Microsoft

Jeremy Dalton

Jeremy Dalton

VR/AR Lead, PwC UK

Bradley Crooks

Bradley Crooks

Head of Digital Entertainment and Games, BBC Worldwide

Rowland Manthorpe

Rowland Manthorpe

Associate Editor, Wired Magazine

Dave	Ranyard

Dave Ranyard

Independent Virtual Reality Developer and former Studio Director, Sony

Stewart Rogers

Stewart Rogers

Director, Marketing Technology, Venturebeat

Marija Butkovic

Marija Butkovic

Digital Marketing and PR Strategist; Co-founder, Women of Wearables

Pieter Van Leugenhagen

Pieter Van Leugenhagen

Colony Growth Manager, yondr

Luis Bollinger

Luis Bollinger

CMO, Holo-Light GmbH

Dave	Haynes

Dave Haynes

Investment Team, Seedcamp

Matthew Hurrell

Matthew Hurrell

Preconstruction Director, ISG

Neil Stevenson

Neil Stevenson

Qualitative Research Manager, Ipsos MORI

Thomas Gere

Thomas Gere

Founder & CEO, The Realities Centre

Mark	Christian

Mark Christian

Global Director Immersive Learning, Pearson

Samuel Huber

Samuel Huber

CEO, Advir

Dr. Alastair Barrow

Dr. Alastair Barrow

Co-Founder and Director, Generic Robotics

Jess Crombie

Jess Crombie

Global Director of Creative Content, Save the Children

Derek Koenig

Derek Koenig

Head of Creative, SVP, Discovery Communications

Sarah Ellis

Sarah Ellis

Head of Digital Development, Royal Shakespeare Company

Enrique Velasco-Castillo

Enrique Velasco-Castillo

Senior Analyst, Analysys Mason

Bruce Hay

Bruce Hay

Head of Digital, Bestival

Maricarmen Gil Ortega

Maricarmen Gil Ortega

Senior Lecturer, Education Innovation Centre - University of the West of England

Coen Sanderink

Coen Sanderink

Business Developer, Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij (BOM)

Scott Ellis

Scott Ellis

Architect & BIM Manager, Aros Architects

Shafi	Ahmed

Shafi Ahmed

Consultant Surgeon and Co-Founder, Medical Realities

Oliver Kibblewhite

Oliver Kibblewhite

Head of Special Projects, REWIND

Ben Vickers

Ben Vickers

Curator of Digital, Serpentine Galleries

Vijay	Michalik

Vijay Michalik

Research Analyst - Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan

Warren Lester

Warren Lester

Product Manager, Vicon Motion Systems Ltd

Francisco	Jeronimo

Francisco Jeronimo

Research Director - European Mobile Devices, IDC EMEA