Will CavendishGlobal Digital Services Leader at Arup
Will leads Arup’s work to be a digital leader in the built environment, harnessing the opportunity of digital technologies to shape a better world. He was previously Applied Strategy Lead at DeepMind, where he was responsible for taking the world-leading breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence, and applying them for good in areas such as health and energy.
Prior to this, he was a senior civil servant, including roles as Director General for Innovation, Growth and Technology at the Department of Health, and head of the Prime Minister’s Implementation Unit - working directly for David Cameron and Nick Clegg.
His areas of interest include challenges and opportunities presented by artificial intelligence, digital disruption and trends in the energy, construction, healthcare and aviation industries, and how digital executives can progress digital strategy into execution and implementation.