Tina has over 10 years experience in music, animation, and film production as artist, writer, musician, supervisor, and technical support. She created for Dreamworks, Warner, Disney, Universal and BFI. She developed live action and feature animation for major studios; sold her own IP. Co-founded a therapeutic arts program sponsored by the Tournament of Roses. Made marketing and promotional materials for major corporate product launches and broadcast campaigns and for indie artists and bands.
Cultural and medical anthropologist. Finds patterns of human thoughts and behaviors that underwrite human interaction with technology. Her current work focuses on cellular agriculture education and food technology innovation. PhD UCLA. Founded followthefuture.org.
Christine is an entrepreneur and founder. In 15 years she started 8 companies and sold each in successful exits. Her core skill is identifying unmet needs and creating firms to fill the needs. She wrote a book, “The Coliving Code”, about her most recent venture. Billionaire Richard Branson graciously penned the introduction after being impressed with meeting her in person.
Bill is a C-level advisor and consultant. He was Chief Algorithm Officer at TapCommerce, which was acquired by Twitter for $100m. He was CAO at Demdex, which was acquired by Adobe for $60m. He was Chief Algorithmist at Azoogle Ads. He was Principle Investigator at Redwood Neuroscience Institute.
David is a world-renowned science fiction author, with best selling books including his 6 volume Uplift series and Postman, which was made into an apocalyptic movie starring Kevin Costner. David is an inventor with a patent on social networking, and a futurist. He is also a regular public speaker. His astrophyiscs PhD is from UCSD.
Surj is a technologist and entrepreneur. A consultant whose roles involve conceiving an idea, prototyping it, validating it against market situations and channel needs. He specialises in IoT and the industrial Internet. He is an advisor to several startups. He is a graduate of MIT Media Lab. He speaks Gujurati.
Adele is the founder of AdT Gallery. Corporate Art Advisor to Deloite Touche International Headquarters. She advised CEO and coordinated all aspects of an acquisition program. Strategic Associate for Annovest Development identifying private equity sourcing and private and institutional funds for select new technology companies in US and Europe.
Simone has over 20 years experience in the cultural, performing and media arts and with digital entertainment start-ups as a creative producer and PR, marketing and business development executive. She focuses on the intersection of entertainment arts, media technology (XR/esports), education & change making. She did brand expansion through engaging events, projects and multi-platform content development and distribution. She was an early lead producer for The Last Black Man in San Francisco, a live producer for Branson’s Virgin Disruptors and is Managing Director for the CSU Entertainment Alliance.
Carl is CEO of Iolex, Hong Kong. It specialises in LegalTech. He is CTO and Advisor to Yulchon, Seoul. It deals with banking and tech. He is Founder and CEO of Solomon Strategic Computing. He is a Professor at Yonsai University. He speaks Korean and English and has 2 patents. His PhD physics is from Stanford.