2018 Keynote speakers

Our keynotes have been each invited to speak at the conference to set the scene for our theme – Creating Generation Agile.
They are all experts in their fields who have a wealth of Agile knowledge between them, to bring to this year’s conference.

Dr. Sue Black OBE

Technology Evangelist & UK Government Advisor

Recently named in the list of top 50 women in tech in Europe, Sue is one of the leading tech personalities in the UK today.
Session title: An Agile life: If I can do it, so can you
Session time: Wednesday 26 September, 09:15-10:00
View Dr Sue Black’s full bio here.

Bill Mills

Chief Executive & Founder, Explore Learning

Bill Mills is the Chief Executive and Founder of Explore Learning, a leading provider of English and Maths tuition for children aged four to fourteen.
Session title: Nurturing the next generation of fearless learners
Session time: Wednesday 26 September, 13:00-13:45
View Bill Mills’s full bio here.

Dr. Nicola Millard

Head of Customer Insight & Futures, BT

Dr Nicola Millard heads up Customer Insight & Futures in BT’s Innovation Team.
Session title: The ‘D’s shaping the future of work
Session time: Thursday 27 September, 09:15-10:00
View Dr. Nicola Millard’s full bio here.

Peter Cheese

The Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD)

Peter is recognised as a consultant, speaker and writer in the field of human capital and organisation, and has worked with many organisations, practitioners and thought leaders in this field.
Session title: Agile within HR
Session time: Thursday 27 September, 13:00-13:45
View Peter Cheese’s full bio here.

Professor Eddie Obeng

Spatial Collaboration Revolution Evangelist, QUBE at Pentacle The Virtual Business School

Eddie is the brains behind the innovation bursts at Danone and Cadbury, the delivery of successful innovation projects at IDEO, inspiring change and leadership in HSBC, the turnaround of Rolls Royce and much more.
Session title: Agility in an ambiguous & complex digitally transforming world
Session time: Thursday 27 September, 16:00-16:40
View Professor Eddie Obeng’s full bio here.