Activate London: 2013


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Discover how digital innovation, technology and openness are transforming the world at the Guardian Activate Summit on 9 July in London. This event is your chance to meet the people using technology to transform how we do business and reshape the world. CMA members get 20% discount off entry!

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Clive Beale, director of educational development, Raspberry Pi Foundation
  • Nick Bostrom, professor, Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University and founding director of the Future of Humanity Institute and Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, Oxford Martin School
  • David Carter, CEO, Corporate Group
  • Vint Cerf, vice president and chief internet evangelist, Google
  • Benjamin Cohen, former technology correspondent, Channel 4, founder, PinkNews and executive director, clarity.pr
  • David Cohen, CEO and founder, Techstars
  • Kenneth Cukier, data editor, the Economist
  • Jim Fullalove MDesRCA, director, therefore Product Design Consultants
  • Gabriella Gomez-Mont, chief creativity officer of Mexico City, Laboratorio para la ciudad
  • Ben Gwalchmai, Book Kernel associate producer, Hodcha
  • Felipe Heusser, founder and director, Ciudadano Inteligente and co-founder, Peepol.tv and Subela Radio
  • Brent Hoberman, co-founder, PROfounders Capital and chairman, made.com
  • Patrick Hunt, creative director, therefore Product Design Consultants
  • Nick Hynes, CEO, Somo
  • Jeff Jarvis, professor, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
  • Bindi Karia, vice president, accelerator, Silicon Valley Bank
  • Anastasia Khoo, marketing director, Human Rights Campaign
  • Stephen King, partner, Omidyar Network
  • Saul Klein, partner, Index Ventures
  • Divinia Knowles, COO/CFO, Mind Candy Group
  • Paul Maltby, director of open data and government transparency, Cabinet Office
  • Julie Meyer CBE, founder, Ariadne Capital
  • Ory Okolloh, manager, policy and government relations, Africa, Google
  • Danae Ringelmann, co-founder, Indiegogo
  • James Sharpe, ICREA research professor, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
  • T.H. Schee, co-founder & CEO, Fertta Communications
  • Benjamin Southworth, deputy CEO, Tech City Investment Organisation
  • Bambo Soyinka, artistic director, Hodcha
  • Martin Tisné, director, policy, Omidyar Network
  • Chris Vein, chief innovation officer for global information and communications technology development, The World Bank
  • Hans Vestberg, president and CEO, Ericsson
  • Brian Wong, co-founder and CEO, Kiip
  • Svitlana Zalishchuk, founding director, NGO Centre UA

Many more speakers from across the globe to be announced. Check the website for regular updates or follow us on twitter @ActivateSummit


Updated by Bill Best on 10 May 2013.