Guest speakers invited by London & Partners
Katy Ho, Head of Innovation Practice for Future Networks, Digital Catapult
Katy Ho is the Head of Innovation Practice for Future Networks and Future Focus at Digital Catapult, responsible for the innovation strategy and delivery for 5G, IoT, Cyber and Quantum technology streams.Katy looks after a portfolio of innovation and acceleration projects including large public sector funded programmes, commercial innovation sprints, as well as startup acceleration. Previously Katy was Senior International Programme Lead at a policy consultancy designing and developing capacity building programmes for UK and international government stakeholders.
The Digital Catapult drives early adoption of artificial intelligence, immersive and future networks technologies to make UK businesses more competitive and productive, and to grow the country’s economy. At Digital Catapult we bridge the gap between businesses of all sizes, government and academics to unlock new ways of solving real world challenges in the manufacturing and creative industries. We provide physical and digital facilities that would otherwise not be accessible for smaller companies helping to break down barriers to technology adoption. At Digital Catapult we are always looking for talented people to join our team. We help to create new products, services, experiences and business models that grow the UK economy through the application of advanced digital technologies.
Tanveer Aziz, Head of Innovation, UST
Tanveer Aziz heads up the Innovation Practice at UST Global, where he works on emerging technology across FinTech, RegTech and Healthcare sector across UK. He splits his time talking to various stakeholders across a variety of clients and technology experts across UST – bringing them together to accelerate innovation.
UST is a global digital transformation solutions provider. For more than 20 years, UST has worked side by side with the world’s best companies to make a real impact through transformation. Powered by technology, inspired by people and led by purpose, UST partners with their clients from design to operation. With deep domain expertise and a future-proof philosophy, UST embeds innovation and agility into their clients’ organizations. With over 26,000 employees in 25 countries, UST builds for boundless impact—touching billions of lives in the process.
Andrew Humphries, Co-Founder, The Bakery
Andrew Humphries is Co-Founder of The Bakery, the world's first dedicated workspace and tech accelerator for the advertising, marketing and communications industry. He is a successful serial entrepreneur, business and executive coach with a background in sales and marketing. Voted one of the Sunday Times Maserati 100, recognising British business leaders who actively give back to the next generation of entrepreneurs.