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London Tech Week 2022
13 - 15 June 2022
Queen Elizabeth Centre II

Oli Barrett MBE
Serial Co-founder and Host at The Lens


Oli Barrett is a host and interviewer for numerous programmes and events across business, technology, education and entrepreneurship. He will host the Global Leaders Innovation Summit at this year's London Tech Week and in the past year has chaired events for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, Tech London Advocates, The Times Tech Summits, The ScaleUp Institute, and The London Business Awards. He presents The Lens podcast (about the future of work and responsible business) with the Prince's Responsible Business Network (Business in the Community). When not hosting, he is on the advisory boards of the Centre for Entrepreneurs and One Million Mentors, and is a Fellow of impact incubator and business builder Zinc. As a serial founder, he co-created Tenner (the UK's largest schools enterprise challenge), Volunteer It Yourself (the social venture which has helped thousands of young people to fix their own youth clubs) and the TOTS (Turn on the Subtitles) campaign to improve children's literacy. He co-founded StartUp Britain, which was launched by the British Prime Minister and is a shareholder in numerous companies including Calm and Troubadour Theatres. Oli co-founded The Rainmakers (an innovation and incubation venture) and co-created eleven international trade missions including WebMission and Clean and Cool.

Agenda Sessions

  • Opening remarks