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Hear from tech's biggest superstars

The London Tech Week Headliners Stage brings together the most influential tech innovators. Hear them speak at the free-to-attend headliners stage.

2018 Headline Speakers Include:

The London Tech Week Headliners Stage Agenda

Tuesday 12th June

01:05 Chair’s Opening Remarks – Welcome to TechXLR8 2018
- Greg Williams - Editor, Wired

1.10 Welcome to London Tech Week
- Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London @ the London Tech Week Launch

1.15 Show Headliner Power Panel: London 2030 – a True Tech City
Moderated by: Stephen Lorimer - Smart London Strategy Officer, Greater London Authority
- Juliet Bauer - Chief Digital Officer, NHS England
- Paul Copping, Chief Innovation Officer, Digital Greenwich
- Colin Rhys, VP, Middle East and Asia, Virgin Hyperloop One

1.45 Building a Platform for Growth to Underpin the UK’s Digital Future
- Gavin Patterson - CEO, BT Group

4.25 Welcome back from your Chair 
- Greg Williams - Editor, Wired

4.30 Fireside Chat: The role of Technology in an Evolving Society
Martha Lane-Fox - Founder, 
Hosted By: Rohan Silva - Co-Founder, Second Home

4.50 What’s Next in Tech?: Thrive in a ‘Wiki’ Future
- Jimmy Wales - Co-Founder, Wikipedia

5.10 Becoming Digital Industrial
- William Ruh, CEO, GE Digital & Chief Digital Officer, General Electric

5.30 Introducing the London Tech Week Change Makers 
- Hosted by: Sherry Coutu - Chair, Founders4Schools
- Charlene Laidley - Founder, The Futureproof Foundation
- Becky Sage - CEO, Interactive Scientific
- Paul van Zyl - Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, The Conduit

Wednesday 13th June

9.10 Chair’s Opening Remarks – Welcome back to TechXLR8 2018 
- Oli Barrett - Co-Founder, StartUp Britain

9.15 The Role of Voice & Sight Interfaces in Shaping How We Connect with the World & Deepening your Customer Relationship 
Ambrish Mitra - CEO and Co-Founder, Blippar

9.35 The Transportation Revolution
- Colin Rhys - Vice President, Virgin Hyperloop One

9.55 TechXLR8 Change Maker Panel
Moderated By: Parmy Olson, Staff Writer, Forbes Magazine
Devina Pasta - Chief Digitalization Officer, Siemens
Sam Shah - Director of Digital Development, NHS England
Andrew Lawson - Executive Vice President & General Manager, UKI, Salesforce

4.20 Welcome back from your Chair
- Oli Barrett - Co-Founder, StartUp Britain

4.30 Leading Transformation with AI – Microsoft and Great Ormond Street Hospital
- Michael Wignall - UK CTO, Microsoft
- Professor Neil Sabire - Professor and Chief Research Information Officer, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)

4.50 Panel Session: Challenge the Expected. Change the Future
- Brian Duffy, President, EMEA North, SAP
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5.20 The Future of Space Tech
- Eric Beranger - CEO, OneWeb
- Opening remarks: James Bruegger - Managing Partner, Seraphim Capital

Thursday 14th June

9.10 Chair’s Opening Remarks – Welcome from XConomy 
- Peter Hopwood

9.15 The Future is Served – The Future of Robotics in the Home
Mark Oleynik - Founder & CEO, Moley Robotics

9.35 Give First – The Secret to Starting Anything
- Nicole Glaros - Partner, Chief Product Officer, TechStars

9.45 Building the Next Generation of Startups
- Moderator: Semyon Dukach - Managing Partner, OneWay Ventures
- Nicole Glaros - Partner, Chief Product Officer, TechStars
- Mark Oleynik, Founder & CEO, Moley Robotics
- Amy Chow, Technology Council Member, GLG