Join the greatest minds in tech. Meet our speakers.
Join the greatest minds in tech – meet our speakers
Our thought leadership content features inspiring founders, scale up leaders, and investors sharing honest advice and insights on trends in the technology industry, the successes and challenges of scaling a business, and how to navigate the journey of entrepreneurship. We are adding more speakers here regularly.
Michael Acton Smith OBE
Sherry Coutu CBE
Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Chair SVC2UK
Sherry has co-founded several organisations, angel-invested in more than 70 companies and is an LP in 5 venture capital firms. Sherry has decades of experience in the private, Government and public sectors and has had the privilege of chairing FTSE companies, acting as Senior Independent Director, Chairing Remuneration Committees, Nomination Committees and serving on audit committees.
Founding Partner, Lobby Capital
David is a founding partner at Lobby Capital. For the last 25 years he has worked closely with technology entrepreneurs to help them build transformative businesses. Prior to founding Lobby Capital, David was a partner at August Capital for 20 years. David invests in a broad range of software companies, including enterprise application, infrastructure, and SaaS businesses (e.g, Splunk, Fastly, GitLab), financial technology companies (e.g., Bill.com, WePay, PayNearMe), and consumer services (e.g., Evite, Ebates, TopHatter).
Co-Founder and COO, Faire
Faire is the largest online B2B retail marketplace. Valued at over $12 billion, Faire supports over half a million independent retailers and brands around the world. A founding partner of Faire, Jeff rejoined as COO after a period leading growth Opendoor. He has also held various leadership roles at Square.
San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Regional Dean and CEO Northeastern University
Hillary Mickell is the regional dean and CEO of Northeastern University in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. She is an accomplished business leader, tech entrepreneur, angel investor, and board member with a background in strategic partnerships, brand development and digital marketing. Hillary has held management positions at Microsoft, Netscape, Yahoo! and was a founding executive at Shutterfly. She co-founded the Silicon Valley start-up FOODILY, acquired by IAC in 2015.
London & Partners is registered in England under no. 7493460. Registered Office: London & Partners, 169 Union Street, London, SE1 0LL.