Futurist Round Table with David Wood

Futurist Round Table with David Wood

Tuesday, 20 October, 2015
6:30 for 7:00pm

Location

IBC
3rd Floor, 10 Fetter Lane
London
EC4A 1BR
United Kingdom
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A members-only event 

At this round table event with renowned Futurist, David Wood, you will hear his take on the present digital revolution and his thoughts on the future of those industries and their impact on our daily lives. Session is chaired by Katz Kiely.

This is a one-off, members-only event, and is limited to twenty attendees. Registration does not confirm a ticket. Register before 10:00pm on Tuesday 13th October to be entered for the draw for tickets. Successful applicants will be informed by the next day.

David Wood, D.Sc.,

David was one of the pioneers of the smartphone industry, and is now a renowned futurist commentator, speaker, and writer. David is now an independent futurist, consultant, and writer, at Delta Wisdom. His clients include businesses, organizations, and governments around the world. As chair of London Futurists, David has organized regular meetings in London since March 2008 on futurist and technoprogressive topics. Membership of London Futurists now exceeds 4,000.

David was lead editor of the volume “Anticipating 2025: A guide to the radical changes that may lie ahead, whether or not we’re ready”, published in June 2014. His own book “Smartphones and beyond: lessons from the remarkable rise and fall of Symbian” was published in September 2014, and has been described as “One of the most candid and revealing books a technology executive has ever written”.

David has a triple first class mathematics degree from Cambridge, and undertook doctoral research David spent 25 years envisioning, architecting, designing, implementing, and avidly using smart mobile devices. He co-founded Symbian, the creator of the world’s first successful smartphone operating system, and served on the leadership teams of Psion Software and Symbian from 1996-2009. At different times, his executive responsibilities included software development, technical consulting, developer evangelism, partnering and ecosystem management, and research and innovation. His software for UI and application frameworks has been included on 500 million smartphones from companies such as Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Sharp, Fujitsu, and Samsung.

From 2010 to 2013, David was Technology Planning Lead (CTO) of Accenture Mobility. He also co-led Accenture’s “Mobility Health” business initiative.

David has a Doctorate in the Philosophy of Science and an honorary Doctorate in Science from Westminster University. In 2009 he was included in T3's list of "100 most influential people in technology". He has been a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) in London since 2005, a Director of Humanity+ since November 2013, and a Fellow of the IEET (Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies) since January 2015.

Katz Kiely

Over 17 years of helping clients engage internal and external stakeholders and to develop innovation cultures. Here are just a few highlights:

Complete re-design of a United Nations key revenue driver. A multi-channel strategy increased profit by over Eu3m, reach by over 10 million new stakeholders and connected 6.5K world leaders in Geneva with 10K school children across the world: http://bit.ly/1V8YdYq
Founder of b.TWEEN : the first multi-platform and multi-location digital event: http://bit.ly/1MppAGa
TEDx Talk on the power of co-creation: http://bit.ly/1PrrJlg
Designed an “Idea that could Shake the World” for Intel Labs: http://bit.ly/1trhalK
Peoria Prize winner for Arts and Sciences:  http://bit.ly/1QYxkkc
Cannes Lion Gold for a campaign that reduced crime by 18% and generated over £2m of PR : http://bit.ly/1KNA4A7
Regular commissioned thought leader for Adobe’s b2b publication:http://cmo.cm/1j90iCt

Speakers: 
Chair: Katz Kiely - Founder and CEO, Kiely and Co
Dr David Wood - Chair, London Futurists, Principal, Delta Wisdom
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Location Details

3rd Floor, 10 Fetter Lane
London
EC4A 1BR
United Kingdom

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