2019 Speakers

Emily Savage
Immersive and Creative Sector Lead, Digital Catapult
As the Immersive and Creative Sector Lead at Digital Catapult, Emily is responsible for working across the sector to drive and derisk its innovation with advanced digital technologies – with a specific focus on immersive, 5G and intelligent data technologies. For the second year running, Emily is helping to run the UK’s largest immersive content investment programme – CreativeXR – a £1 million public funded accelerator run by Digital Catapult and Arts Council England.
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Emily Savage
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Pinky Lilani CBE DL
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Jules Chappell OBE
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Margaret McCabe
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Ambarish Mitra
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Jack Parsons
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Dr Claire Yorke
Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE
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Misan Harriman
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Annette Mees
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Aleksandra Pedraszewska
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Managing Director of IT, BT
Dana Eaton
Senior Managing Director, Communications Media & Technology Lead, Europe, Accenture