Meet our entrepreneurs speakers


Theo Paphitis

Business and retail entrepreneur, also known as a TV Dragon on BBC's Dragons' Den

Stef Lewandowski

Hacker, software developer, start-up entrepreneur and co-founder of Makeshift

Martha Lane Fox

Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Last

Femi Owolade-Coombes

Started coding at age 13, Awarded a Point of Light award from Theresa May

Marc Randolph

Co-founder and first CEO of Netflix.

Annabel Karmel MBE

Author of books on nutrition and cooking for babies, children and families.

Nick Jenkins

Founder and CEO of Moonpig.

Robin Chase

Transportation entrepreneur. She is co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest carsharing company in the world.

Mitch Lowe

Mitch Lowe is the Former CEO of Movie Pass. Formerly, Mitch served as the President of RedBox and was a Co-founding Executive of Netflix.

Melissa Sterry

Design scientist, systems theorist and futurist Melissa Sterry is recognised as a world-leading authority on the science, technology and thinking that could help build a better world.

Tim Waterstone

An astute and determined businessman, Tim Waterstone is the founder of Waterstones bookstores and The Early Learning Centre.

Alberto Alessi

Founder of the world-famous Alessi brand with its colourful designer kitchenware, Alberto Alessi turned the company into a household name.

Kate Hardcastle

Kate Hardcastle MBE, a.k.a. The Customer Whisperer is the UK's leading 'go-to' business expert on consumer insight for National TV & Media.

Johnny Cupcakes

Johnny Cupcakes is an award winning entrepreneur and brand hysteria expert, who inspires cult-like brand loyalty through his world-renowned  tee-shirt  brand Johnny  Cupcakes.

Peter Jones

Chairman and CEO and founder of Phones International Group

Leanne Spencer

Award-winning entrepreneur and the founder of Bodyshot Performance Limited.

BJ Cunningham

Serial Entrepreneur, often best known for Death Cigarettes

Yancey Strickler

Co-Founder and ex-CEO of Kickstarter

Zev Siegl

Co-founder of Starbuck’s Coffee Company

Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela

Granddaughter of Nelson and Winnie Mandela