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Research Associate at the Oxford University, former Google strategist, and Author of Stand Out of Our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy

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James Williams’ work sits at the intersection of philosophy, ethics, and technology. A research associate at Oxford’s Internet Institute, he worked for 10 years at Google, where he received the company’s highest honor, the Founder’s Award, for his work on search advertising. He is particularly interested in advancing freedom of thought and wellbeing in environments of highly persuasive design, and authored a new book on this topic, Stand Out of Our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy.

Double Olympic Champion and Motivational Speaker

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Dame Kelly Holmes is the British Olympian who won two gold medals at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She set British records in numerous events and still holds them over the 600, 800, 1000, and 1500 metres. Now a high-profile TV personality, commentator and charity figure, she continues to inspire people of all generations. She shares her motivational journey and stories of overcoming adversity, setbacks, and desperation to finally achieve her lifelong dreams.

Founder & Editor-in-Chief at About Time Magazine

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Angelica Malin is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief at About Time Magazine, an inspiring young entrepreneur, social media influencer and event host. She’s the founder of About Time Magazine, a London lifestyle website dedicated to finding everything it's 'about time you tried' in London and beyond. Straight out of university, Angelica was inspired by the boom in the digital space to create her own magazine - the site has grown to become one of the UK's leading lifestyle websites, reaching 85,000 monthly users, 160,000-page views in 180 countries worldwide, with a global reach of more than 100,000 followers on social media. Angelica launched the site straight out of university and it has grown to a team of 90 writers globally, with her own social following of over 50k on Twitter. Angelica has been listed as one of the top 23 female entrepreneurs under 30 by ELLE magazine, top young entrepreneurs in the UK by startups.co.uk and featured in the Evening Standard, the Guardian and the Telegraph. Earlier this year, she launched About Tomorrow 2018: A Festival of Women - a series of 10 sell-out events throughout, aiming to highlight the work of female entrepreneurs and inspire the next generation of female leaders and About the Future: A Festival of Entrepreneurship.
Kirsty Gallacher is one of the UK's most respected and versatile sports broadcasters and long standing anchor of Sky Sports News. Kirsty fronts Sky Sports' coverage of major sporting events throughout the year, including the Ryder Cup, Wimbledon and the Masters.

Travel Editor & Commentator

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Simon Calder is Britain’s leading travel commentator and is the senior travel editor of the Independent. He is the author of the Hitch-hiker’s Manual: Britain. Entertaining and inspiring, he’s now a well-known travel expert and shares stories of his travels with audiences.

Famous Media Psychologist & Author

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Initially known by the public for her commentary on the television phenomenon Big Brother, Dr. Linda has also provided professional psychological commentary for numerous British television and radio programs. Dr. Linda is Cosmopolitan magazine’s resident psychologist and she is the author of several books and texts on body image, gender relationships and social media. Dr Linda is a hugely impactful speaking on a wide range of topics including Leadership and Success, Empowerment of Women and all things relating to Psychology.

World Renowned Applied Neuroscience Psychologist

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Helena Boschi is a psychologist who focuses on applied neuroscience in the work place. Her particular areas of interest include the brain and behaviour, our emotional and rational neural networks and how to improve our cognitive abilities in order to get the best out of our own and others’ brainpower. Helena has also researched the influence of cognitive biases and corporate psychopathy across different organisations. She has recently investigated the impact of chronic, work-induced stress on brain function and has just published a book called ‘Why we do what we do’.

British Adventurer, Writer, & Television Presenter

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Bear Grylls has become known around the world as one of the most recognized faces of survival and outdoor adventure. Trained from a young age in martial arts, Bear went on to spend three years as a soldier in the British SpecialForces, serving with 21 SAS. Bear went on to star in Discovery Channel’s Emmy nominated Man Vs Wild and Born Survivor TV series, which has become one of the most watched shows on the planet, reaching an estimated 1.2 billion viewers. Off screen, Bear has lead record-breaking expeditions, from Antarctica to the Arctic, which in turn have raised over $2.5 million for children around the world. In recognition for his expertise and service, Bear was appointed as the youngest ever Chief Scout to 28 million Scouts worldwide, was awarded an honorary commission as a Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Navy, and has authored 10 books, including the No 1 Bestseller: Mud Sweat & Tears.

Organisational Psychologist

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John is a respected organisational psychologist, best-selling New York Times author and CEO of APS (Amaechi Performance Systems). John partners with organisations to help leaders move from being transactional to transformational. He focuses on improving performance, solving intractable people problems and creates thriving workplaces despite the challenges and disruption of the modern world. Prior to founding his own firm, John spent several years as a professional athlete, becoming the first Brit to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Sound and Communication Expert, Chairman of The Sound Agency

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Julian is a sound and communication expert. He travels the world training people to listen better and create healthier sound. He is author of the books How to be Heard and Sound Business. Julian’s five TED talks have been watched more than 40 million times. His latest, How to speak so that people want to listen, is in the top 10 TED talks of all time. Julian is regularly featured in the world’s media, including TIME Magazine, The Times, The Economist and the BBC. Julian is also founder of The Sound Agency. The audio-branding company asks and answers the question “How does your brand sound?”. The Sound Agency work with some of the world’s biggest brands to improve their sound. Their award-winning work has made headlines internationally. Julian’s love of sound stems from his early experience as a musician. He was a drummer for British brand The Transmitters, amongst many others, and played on their second Peel Session in 1981. Before The Sound Agency, Julian spent 30 years working in advertising and publishing. He founded, grew and sold contract magazine publishing agency TPD. Nowadays, Julian splits his time between London and Orkney, where he lives with his fiancee and youngest daughter

BAFTA Nominated & RTS Award-Winning Broadcaster

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Ayo Akinwolere is an incredibly versatile BAFTA nominated and RTS award winning broadcaster. With an array of credits to his name, Ayo has worked across several genres and shows, starting his presenting career on the iconic national institution that is Blue Peter.

Executive Coach, Stand-Up Comic, and Author

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Harriet Beveridge is a coach, stand-up comic and best-selling author of Will It Make The Boat Go Faster? Olympic-Winning Strategies for Everyday Success. Her energetic, accessible, style engages audiences from the boardroom to the shop floor. She is adept at building rapport and creating a warm, buzzing atmosphere. She makes the audiences howl with laughter, whilst delivering powerful, practical messages they can implement easily.