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Laurence Kemball-Cook
CEO and Founder at Pavegen


Laurence is the award-winning founder and CEO of Pavegen, an innovative clean

technology company. Headquartered in London with an R&D centre in Cambridge,

Pavegen manufactures an award-winning flooring system that instantly converts kinetic

energy from footfall into off-grid electricity and data.

Laurence founded Pavegen in 2009, shortly after graduating with a degree in Industrial
Design and Technology from Loughborough University. Since then, Pavegen has scaled
across the world, installing more than 200 permanent and experiential projects in 30

Laurence has established a reputation as a powerful communicator and thought-leader
on both technology and entrepreneurship. He is regularly invited to give keynotes and has
recently presented at London Tech Week, 2017 and Gitex, 2017 - Dubai's leading
technology event. Speaking credits also include popular TED talks in Germany, Brazil, USA
and the UK and numerous appearances for organisations such as the UK Government's
Department for International Trade.