Sometimes people ask me to moderate panels or give talks. Here’s what I’m up to in the coming months. A selection of previous talks and events is below.

June 10th: Tech trends keynote for European Committee of Domestic Equipment Manufacturers’ General Assembly, Paris.

May 22nd: Keynote on technology trends and content at DigitalK, Sofia.

April 23rd/24th: Interview with Luke Vinogradov, VP Digital McDonald’s Europe at The Next Web, Amsterdam.


October 2nd: Keynote on tech trends, ScotSoft conference, Edinburgh.

June 11th: Gaining the Edge, moderator on decision making with former military professionals for Barclays Wealth, London.

May 21st: The Digital Transformation Agenda, Moderator of panel at Accenture CEO Summit, Istanbul.

May 13th: Reaching Consumers in a Perpetually Connected World, Salesforce marketing evening, London.

May 13th: Inspiration Board: The Future of Fashion, moderator of panel at Decoded Fashion, London.

May 5th: Future Trends presentation, Strelka Institute, Moscow.

April 11th: The Future of Publishing, Penguin Global Editorial Conference, London.

April 3rd: Evolution or Revolution? Moderator of panel on the future of media at Advertising Week, London.

April 2nd: Onstage interview with Americo Campus Silva, Global Marketing Communications Manager at Shell Brands International. Advertising Week, London.

May 28th: How Technology is Transforming Marketing, Marketing Kingdom Conference, Zagreb.

March 26th: What’s Next in Social, trends presentation for DigitasLBi clients, London.

February 26th: Tech trends presentation for AIMIA, London.

February 18th: The Future of Now: Connecting the Dots Between the Virtual and Real Worlds, Social Media Week, New York City.

January 29th: What’s Next? Tech trends presentation for Tigerspike software, London.


December 6th: Marketing in Real-Time, presentation for Marketing Society dinner, London.

November 15th: BP Future of Learning keynote, London.

September 6th: Moderator of the Millennial Survey Debate, Telefonica Campus Party, O2 Arena, London.

July 4th: Speaker at the Marketing Society’s event Demystifying Mobile with Roisin Donnelly, Corporate Marketing Director, P&G and David Sear, CEO, Weve, London.

July 1st: In conversation with Ian Foddering, Cisco CTO, about the Internet of Everything. WIRED Money event, Canary Wharf, London.

June 21st: In conversation with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, private event, London.

June 19th: Moderator of the LinkedIn Panel at the Cannes Lions, ‘Content Marketing: Who Has the Power?’

May 22nd: Talk on ‘Creating Brand Advantage with Perpetually Connected Customers’ at Forrester’s Forum for Marketing Leaders, London.

April 30th: In conversation with Harper Reed, Chief Technology Officer, Obama For America. RAC Club, London.

March 21st: Advertising Week Europe Conference, BAFTA, London. Moderating WIRED CEO Roundtable with David Abraham, CEO, Channel 4; Tim Armstrong, Chairman & CEO, AOL; Nancy Cruickshank, CEO, WEVE; Paul Lavoie, Chairman & Founder, Taxi; Moray MacLennan, CEO, M&C Saatchi; Nicola Mendelsohn, Chairman & CEO, Karmarama & President, IPA.

March 18th: Advertising Week Europe Conference, BAFTA,  London. Moderating WIRED NXT panel with Ajaz Ahmed, Co-Founder & Chairman, AKQA; Paul Adams, Global Head, Brand Design, Facebook; Mark Creighton, CEO, Mindshare UK; Andy Hart, General Manager, Advertising & Online, Microsoft; Chris Maples, Vice President, Europe, Spotify; Rebecca Miskin, Digital Strategy Director, Hearst UK.

March 12th: Innovate UK conference. Moderating panel ‘Future Digital Services – Connecting Things’ with Matt Hatton CEO, Machina Research; Stephen Pattison VP Public Affairs, ARM; Andy Hobsbawm CEO, Evrything; Clive Grinyer Chief Design Officer, Cisco.


February 4th: Presentation to E:ON board on Big Data, Nottingham, UK


November 29th: BP conference, Houston. ‘The Future of Learning’. Keynote.

November 20th: Future London conference, Canary Wharf, London. Compere.

November 14th: Be Inspired: Innovations in Infrastructure Conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Keynote ‘Applying Web-Based Models to the Real World’.

November 14th: The 8th Annual CIO Workshop on Collaboration and Interoperability in Infrastructure Management. ‘Mobile IT: New Value and Opportunity from Loss of Control’.

October 25th: WIRED 2012 conference, London. In conversation with Troy Carter, Founder of Atom Factory and manager of Lady Gaga.

October 17th: IDCEE Conference, Kiev, Ukraine. Moderator: ‘Early Stage VCs Vs Angels: Pros and Cons for Startups’.

October 17th: IDCEE Conference, Kiev, Ukraine. ‘Make Me Care: Creating a Powerful Narrative for Your Startup’.

July 10th: Future Trends presentation to Chanel executives.

May 29th: Digital Shoreditch, London. ‘The Future of Storytelling’.

May 16th: Future Trends presentation to Barclays Wealth clients.

April 26th: In conversation with Jonah Lehrer at the Hospital Club, London.

April 19th: Perm regional government conference, Russia. ‘Digital Empowerment: the New Mobile/Social Model’.

March 28th: Institute of Practitioners in Advertising. Keynote at Mobile Inspiration Day. ‘Social Innovation and Mobile’.

February 29th: Strelka Institute, Moscow. ‘The New Data Economy’.

February 16th: Oxford Martin School, Oxford University. Moderator: ‘Securing Our Cyber Future – Opportunities and Risks When Virtual Meets Reality’.



PICNIC, Amsterdam: Moderating a panel on the future of publishing.

MADE , Sheffield: Moderating a panel on UK startup culture.

Stockholm Business District, Sweden. ‘What makes a successful tech hub?’

WIRED event ‘Reinventing Capitalism’: moderating panel including Dennis Turner, Chief Economist of HSBC, Doug Richard, entrepreneur and former dragon from Dragon’s Den, and Tony Greenham of the New Economics Forum.

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