2019 Speakers

Rioch Edwards-Brown
Diversity & Gen Y, Gen Z Expert. Future Proofing Consultant
A diversity and future proofing expert, Rioch started So You Wanna Be In TV? after her son was shot and stabbed while in school. She did not want revenge and reached out to the community to give something back. A social enterprise with human equity-first values, Rioch diversified into Creative, Tech and AI to enable social mobility for over 5,000 financially disadvantaged young people through free training and employment. 68% of those mentored entered industry. Her social impact also helps future proof Family Wealth Offices, FTSE100 and Fortune 500 companies through game-changing talent, campaigns and consultancy. Sponsors include, Sony Pictures Television, Rochay Group, ITV, Tech London Advocates, Promax UK, SymantoAI and The Guardian Newspaper. Rioch was named, Financial Times Top 100 BAME Leaders in UK Tech 2018 and 50 Most Influential Women in UK Tech 2017. Find her @sywbitv.
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