Managing Director Jaguar Land Rover InMotion
For the past seven years, Sebastian has been involved in early-stage technology businesses as an investor and operator. As CFO / COO of Digital Science, a fast-growing provider of scientific software, he successfully built a business with corporate backing from the ground up. He also established Digital Science as a leading corporate VC, developing its signature investment approach and completing more than fifty early-stage transactions.
Prior to joining InMotion, Sebastian worked with London-based digital healthcare startup Health Bridge as CFO, drawing on his experience as an investor to prepare the company for its next financing round.
Broadcaster and Writer
Alice Levine is a broadcaster and writer. Her TV career has seen her host a variety of shows across the major channels including music programmes such as the The Brit Awards 2017 (ITV2), The Barclaycard Mercury Prize (Channel 4), Isle Of Wight Festival (Sky Arts) and Glastonbury (BBC3 and BBC4). The comedy podcast she co-created, 'My Dad Wrote A Porno', is an international smash hit, racking up more than 60 million downloads, with the live show selling out the Sydney Opera House in a matter of hours.
Influential online star
Daniel Howell is one of the world’s most influential online stars. Since starting with YouTube in 2009, he has successfully bridged the gap to mainstream recognition as a New York Times and Sunday Times best-selling author, BBC Radio 1 DJ, TV presenter, interviewer and festival-headliner. In 2016, alongside his good friend Phil Lester, he produced and starred in a stage show called 'The Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire' with over 80 sell-out global shows.
Dr Matilda Andersson
Head of Insight and Innovation at Crowd DNA
Dr Matilda Andersson is the Head of Insight and Innovation at Crowd DNA, a cultural insight and innovation agency based in London, Amsterdam and New York where she helps brands such as IKEA, Spotify, Facebook and Heineken form deeper connections with consumers. Before joining Crowd DNA, she spent over 10 years in insights and strategy roles with a particular focus on media and tech for millennial audiences including at the BBC and BBC Worldwide. Matilda has previously presented at events and conferences such as MRS Impact, Stockholm Fashion Week, GeoMedia and ESOMAR.
YouTube Vlogger and Influencer
With more than 98 million views worldwide, Jim Chapman has become one of YouTube’s most influential faces of fashion, tech, fitness and entertainment. Jim’s significant online presence has led him to become one of the UK’s top vloggers representing international brands like Coach, Jaguar, Cartier, Samsung and John Lewis. Jim is renowned for his impeccable sense of style. As a contributing editor at GQ, Jim is continuously building on his fashion credentials and writes a monthly style column for the magazine’s fashion pages.
Director of Mobility Solutions at Bosch
Neil Sharpe heads up a global team at Bosch focusing on the development of new operating models for urban mobility. This includes utilising the best of Bosch technology worldwide, as well as identifying and developing relationships with innovative partners. Having worked on emerging mobility technologies and projects since 2009, Neil has developed a deep strategic, operational and cultural understanding of their use within city mobility and associated business models. Neil holds an MBA from the University of Leicester and has over 15 years’ experience in the automotive industry.
Associate Director, MIT Design Lab
Yihyun Lim is a design researcher and speculative designer, imagining possible future experiences by merging design thinking and technology. As a trained architect, she is building expertise in human-centered design through ethnography, strategy development, ideation and prototyping. Yihyun is currently Associate Director at the MIT Design Lab and leads various research projects with many industry partners, as well as studying millennial behaviors through Design Lab’s international behavioral observatory project.