Stephanie Hare

Stephanie Hare is a leading author, keynote speaker, commentator and consultant on technology, trends and business. From AI and tech ethics to the metaverse and cyber security, Stephanie enlightens and illuminates audiences, clients and readers about the dynamic changes unfolding around us. Artificial intelligence is a particular speciality of Stephanie’s and she is in huge demand across media platforms as a commentator on the challenges posed by AI, in addition to her keynote speaker work on the subject.

The author of Technology Is Not Neutral: a short guide to technology ethics, a Financial Times best summer books of 2022, Stephanie brings academic rigour and credibility to all her work, while her vibrant on-stage delivery has enthralled and entertained audiences around the world. She is also a highly accomplished Event MC and moderator - an expert in facilitating panels, whose warmth and humour elicit the best from guests and interviewees.

Stephanie was selected for the BBC Expert Women programme, contributes frequently to BBC World Television and the BBC World Service, and has published in the Financial Times, The Washington Post, the Guardian/Observer, the Harvard Business Review, and WIRED. Previously she worked at Accenture, Palantir, and Oxford Analytica, and held the Alistair Horne Visiting Fellowship at St Antony’s College, Oxford. She earned a PhD and MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, including a year at the Université de la Sorbonne (Paris IV).

Organisations she has worked with for events or consultancy include KPMG, IKEA, LEGO, BAE Systems, Citywire, the Royal Society, the Vodafone Institute, SOLACE (the UK's leading network for public sector professionals), Avanade, CERN, Mishcon de Reya, Mayer Brown, 7 Bedford Row, Fujitsu, Vistage, the Internet of Things Alliance Australia, the Data Lab, and the Alan Turing Institute.

Joe Kennedy

Joe Kennedy and Jonny Burt established Unit London with the mission of supporting the world’s most exciting artists whilst making work accessible to the widest possible audience. They opened their 6,000 sq ft Mayfair space in 2018 and, to date, have presented group and solo shows with artists including Linder, Sthenjwa Luthuli, Suchitra Mattai, Barti Kher, Cydne Jasmin Coleby, Helen Beard, Ryan Hewett, Jake Wood-Evans and Thrush Holmes.

Today Unit London is a renowned art brand with a reputation for ground-breaking exhibitions from a diverse pool of talented and established artists with the headquarters to match. The duo launched the first art world-led platform for NFTs Institut in 2021, with NFTism: No Fear in Trying, curated by Kenny Schachter, a physical exhibition in London and a virtual show on Arium.

Joe and Jonny continue to take Unit London from strength to strength with their forward-thinking approach to art, technology, community and experiences.

Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland

Professor Alex 'Sandy' Pentland directs MIT Connection Science, an MIT-wide initiative, and previously helped create and direct the MIT Media Lab. Forbes declared him one of the "7 most powerful data scientists in the world", and was one of the UN Secretary General's  "Data Revolutionaries."

He has been member of advisor boards for Google, AT&T, American Bar Association, and co-founded startups that serve hundreds of millions of people.

He has received numerous awards and prizes such as the McKinsey Award from Harvard Business Review, the 40th Anniversary of the Internet from DARPA, and the Brandeis Award for work in privacy.