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September 28-29 2017

Six more speakers join the Silicon Beach 2016 lineup

July 29, 2016 by Silicon Beach

We’re pleased to add six more fantastic speakers to the lineup for this year’s event.

First up is Anna Rafferty, director of product, content and creative for JK Rowling’s Pottermore. Anna has won awards at the Webbys, Lovies, SXSW and BIMA amongst others. (@raffers)

Pete Trainor is the Founder and Director of Human Focused Digital at Nexus Design. He appears regularly in the press as an analyst on digital media, creative industries, emergent technologies and tech markets.(@petetrainor)

Look out for Thea Hamrén, Associate Creative Director of creative agency Mr. President. After wowing February’s Silicon Beached audience in London, she’s heading to Bournemouth to share more of her enviable knowledge with us. (@Theaelisabet)

Benita Matofska is Founder of The People Who Share, a social enterprise that helps people and companies to discover the Sharing Economy. Benita has presented at TEDx, LeWeb and the Guardian Media Summit. (@benitamatofska)

Don’t miss Julia Hobsbawm, the world’s first professor in networking. Julia is also an author, radio presenter and a regular in the London Evening Standard list of influential people. (@juliahobsbawm)


Concluding our list of new speakers is Will Harvey. Will is Innovation Lead at VCCP, driving digital thinking and inspiring innovative new ways for brands to engage with consumers. (@WilliamEdHarvey)