The expert is a strategist, analyst, product entrepreneur, influencer and writer with a passion for all things technological. Currently, he is also a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on Digital Economy & Society, Advisory Member of HFS Research & Advisor at CognitionX.
He is on a mission to explain how our societies and ways of life will change under the force of exponential technologies. He is determined to bring together the two cultures of innovation and tech and of business, society and policy and help us understand the real implications of the changes we are witnessing.
Previously, he’s been an award-winning entrepreneur founding the VC-backed, PeerIndex, which was acquired in 2014. He’s also invested in more than 30 startups, with exits to Microsoft & Amazon, amongst others. The early part of his career took him to journalism, where he covered technology at The Guardian and The Economist. He has also had strategy and innovation roles at the BBC and Thomson Reuters, and was on a non-executive board at Ofcom, the UK’s converged communications regulator.
In addition, he is a LinkedIn Influencer with 450,000 followers and more than 31,000 followers on Twitter.