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Fmr. Head of Communications at SpaceX, Communications Executive at Facebook, & Google Executive

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Dex Torricke-Barton has managed communications for leaders and organizations working at the heart of global change. From 2012 to 2016, he led the executive communications team at Facebook and served as speechwriter for Mark Zuckerberg. Prior to Facebook, he was Google's first executive speechwriter, supporting Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, CEO Larry Page, and other senior Google leaders. Before coming to Silicon Valley, he was a speechwriter and spokesperson for the United Nations. Most recently, he led SpaceX's communications team. Dex is passionate about technology, public policy, and storytelling, and in his talks, he helps leaders and organizations craft their messages.

Former Group CEO of BMW GB, Former CEO of Porsche GB, and Former CEO of Lamborghini GB

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As CEO of four successful world class brands, and as a serial entrepreneur who has built international companies from nothing more than ‘a good idea,’ Kevin has created over $5 billion in shareholder value and yet has still found time to climb the world’s highest mountains, walk to both North and South Poles, compete in international sport and play in a rock band. His energy and leadership has helped companies including Porsche GB, BMW GB, Lamborghini GB, epyx and EurotaxGlass’s to achieve world class levels of customer service and financial performance. A highly motivational and engaging speaker, he passionately believes that ordinary people can deliver extraordinary results given the invitation to believe in the goal and the opportunity to contribute towards its achievement.

President and CEO International, Salesforce and Former Chief Executive, BT Group

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Gavin Patterson, 51, served as Chief Executive, BT from 2013-19. During his tenure, Patterson completed the UK rollout of the superfast fibre and started the deployment ultrafast fibre. He led the £15billion acquisition of EE, launched BT Sport, expanded BT’s cyber security practice and championed BT’s social purpose agenda. He joined BT in 2004 as MD Consumer and joined the board as CEO BT Retail in 2008. Prior to BT, he spent four years at Virgin Media and nine years at Procter & Gamble. Patterson is a Non-Executive Director at British Airways plc and a Trustee of the British Museum. He graduated from Cambridge University with an MEng in Chemical Engineering.

Former Chairman and Chief Executive of Marks & Spencer

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Lord Stuart Rose is the former chairman and chief executive of Marks & Spencer, Argos, Arcadia Group, and Booker Plc. Stuart, one of the preeminent executives in retail and one of the best-known British business leaders, is credited with giving Marks & Spencer renewed energy and cachet among younger, more fashion-savvy customers. During his time, he successfully defended the company from several takeover attempts, helped to rejuvenate the brand and was named the 2006 Business Leader of the Year by the World Leadership Forum.

Behavioural Futurist, Author & Founder of the Next Big Thing

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Will Higham is a worldwide authority on future and evolving consumer behaviours. He writes consumer strategy reports, runs management planning and innovation workshops, and speaks on trends. He founded strategic consultancy Next Big Thing in 2002. The company has worked with a wide range of blue chip clients: from BBC to HSBC, Sainsbury’s to Siemens.

Customer Service Expert, Former John Lewis Director

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Andrew specialises in employee engagement, customer experience and the leadership required to create the link between the two. Previously, he spent 28 years working for the John Lewis Partnership, starting as a management trainee to becoming responsible for customer experience across the department store division.

Former CEO of Eurostar and Sainsbury's Bank

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Hamish Taylor has an award winning record of driving innovation and change in a number of very different environments and is one of the world’s leading experts in Innovation/Change, Customer Focus/Brand Management and Performance. He was trained in brand management at Procter & Gamble, became head of Brands at British Airways, before becoming CEO of Eurostar and CEO of Sainsbury's Bank. In each case, he left behind a record of significant growth/turnarround triggered by a willingness to challenge industry/organisation norms and place the customer at the core of all activities.

Baroness Mone OBE

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Michelle Mone is one of the UK’s most successful female entrepreneurs and founder of international lingerie brand, Ultimo. The award-winning ‘Bra Queen’ and co-owner of MJM International built her success on determination, self-belief, and hard work, which led her to be voted as “Britain’s Number One Most Powerful Woman in Business” by Glamour, as well as receiving an OBE from the Queen in recognition of her services to UK business.

Co-founder of Coffee Republic and Skinny Candy

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Sahar Hashemi OBE is a UK entrepreneur, best known as co-founder of the coffee chain Coffee Republic and confectionery brand Skinny Candy. She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2012 Birthday Honours for services to the UK economy and to charity. She has been named to various power lists, including those compiled by the Daily Mail, Independent on Sunday[2] and Management Today. Her latest book Switched On: 10 Habits to Being Highly Effective in Your Job, and Loving it focuses on creating an entrepreneurial mindset for employees in large companies. Sahar says, "The future is all about being entrepreneurial in the employee context. You need to bring your whole personality – not just the ‘professional’ you - to work. Move outside your comfort zone, ignite your innate creativity and forget the ‘this is how we’ve always done things’ mentality. Don’t fear failure, fear complacency. "

Renowned Economist and Futurist Author of The World in 2020 and What Works

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Hamish McRae is one of the most-respected economic and financial journalists. Repeatedly named “Business and Finance Journalist of the Year,” he discusses the economy and how factors like demography, inflation, globalisation, and social change affect business. He is an associate editor and the principal economic commentator of The Independent and the author of the acclaimed work on the future The World in 2020, as well as Capital City – London as a Financial Centre and Wake-up Japan.

Former Chief Executive & Chairman of Interbrand

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Rita Clifton is the former chief executive and Chairman of Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, and has been referred to as the “doyenne of branding” according to Campaign magazine and a “brand guru” according to the Financial Times. She vastly experienced and respected in the advertising industry, having worked at Saatchi & Saatchi for 12 years, becoming Vice Chairman and Executive Planning Director in 1995. She also joined Interbrand as Chief Executive in 1997, becoming chairman in 2002. Clifton speaks on leadership, corporate reputation, and communicating sustainably as well as all aspects of branding and marketing.

Lead Business Presenter on Sky News

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Ian King is the lead business presenter on Sky News, where he hosts his own evening show from Monday to Friday. He tackles the big business stories of the day and holds business leaders and CEOs to account. Renowned for his hard-hitting interviews and acute analysis, Ian’s expertise ensures his business coverage is relevant to the viewer, explaining how it will affect people’s lives. Ian is able to speak about the business world in general, the challenges it faces etc, and provide analysis on the economic climate as a whole. He will also speak with great authority on specific sector business issues, as well as offer his exceptional skill as a host or interviewer.