An event to discover, explore and connect with change-makers from over 600+ global brands, retailers, agencies, startups and tech companies. Decoded Future is your chance to see Stylus trends brought to life, alongside future-focused ideas, advice and revelations from the creative industries’ brightest minds.
Sandeep Verma is Managing Director of Europe for Allbirds. Sandeep joined Allbirds in September 2018 when the sustainable footwear brand launched in the UK, having formerly been CEO at Liz Earle.
Blogger, Author, Broadcaster & Influencer, Alternative Ageing
Suzi Grant is an Author, Broadcaster & Founder of Alternative Ageing: a successful blog for the Over50s. After a career in TV, Radio and writing health books, Suzi retired at 60. By 65 she had started the blog to help spread her positive ageing message, on a mission to inspire women to grow older looking good and feeling great and to never feel invisible or irrelevant.
UK Marketing Director, VICE
John Montoya is the Marketing Director at VICE, EMEA. In his role John oversees brand marketing and content distribution across all of VICE’s linear, digital and social channels across Europe and is responsible for driving the growth of audience to these platforms.
Head of Communication, Content & Digital, The All England Lawn Tennis Club
Alexandra has achieved industry-wide recognition in her use of technology to transform the perceptions of a traditional brand in her role at Wimbledon, building an award-winning digital and communications strategy that is at the heart of the long-term future of the brand.
Head of Technology, Research & Development, Lush
Adam Goswell leads technology research and development at Lush. He’s at the forefront of innovating the company’s approach to tech, and is currently heading up the development of new tools using AI, machine learning and augmented reality. Most recently, this has included developing AI technology to help remove packaging from cosmetics.
Founder, Do Nation
Hermione is founder of Do Nation, an online platform designed to help people form healthy, environmentally friendly habits. Through Do Nation, she’s worked with over 100 organisations, including Nando’s, innocent drinks, and Procter & Gamble, helping to engage their employees in sustainability.
CEO, Miller Harris
Miller Harris is a British fragrance house finding contemporary ways to deliver fragrance through story telling. Sarah took the brand’s reigns in 2017, focused on driving innovation and sales, but also on refining the brand’s strategy to become more sustainable. She has reported impressive growth for the brand, bringing new fragrance to market, whilst dramatically reducing the brands environmental impact due to sustainability initiatives.
Programme Manager TechTransformed, Doteveryone
Sam Brown is the Programme Manager for TechTransformed, which empowers Responsible Innovators to build organisations with responsibility at the heart of their strategy, product development, and product design.
Prior to Doteveryone, Sam led organisational strategy development and business transformations, including a shift to agile, within the financial technology sector in Canada.
Georgia Lewis Anderson
AI personality consultant, ex Google
Georgia consults technology brands like Google & Microsoft on the British personality of their artificial intelligence. Combining an in-depth knowledge of pop culture with technology, Hypebae called her 'the millennial multi-hyphenate you need to know'.
Last year, she chaired a panel at CognitionX on what AI means for the future of music and was heralded in the tech press.
Partner, Pentagram , Co-Founder, Do The Green Thing
Naresh Ramchandani is a writer, partner at Pentagram and co-founder of environmental non-profit Do The Green Thing.
In 1990, one of the first commercials he wrote - for Maxell cassettes - won the best ad in the world at Cannes. In 1995 he co-founded and creative directed London’s only co-operative agency St Luke’s which became the UK’s Agency of The Year in 1999.
Kyle Karim, COO, Beautonomy
Founder & CEO, Worn Again Technologies
Cyndi founded Worn Again Technologies, originally called Worn Again, back in 2005 with a determination to make a difference and a business out of solving the challenge of textiles becoming ‘waste’ and ending up in landfill or incineration.
Cyndi began her career as a film maker in music videos and documentaries which over time evolved into a deep interest in the impacts of commerce and global economics on society and the environment.
Founder, Bouteco, Founding Editor, Mr & Mrs Smith
Meeting philanthropic hoteliers as a journalist and working with award-winning luxury-travel brands as a consultant inspired Juliet Kinsman to set up Bouteco to celebrate sustainable design-led hotels and help them language their sustainability and make it a compelling part of their brand story. As a freelance writer, broadcaster and hotel expert and as Louis Vuitton City Guides author for London and New York, and founding editor of Mr & Mrs
Founder & CEO, Digital Voices
Jennifer is founder and CEO of Digital Voices, an Influencer Marketing agency in London. They build powerful YouTube creator campaigns with courageous brands. In just 18 months, and started with only £500 of her own money, the agency has grown rapidly and run campaigns for clients like Rolls-Royce, the Royal Air Force and Trainline.
Founder, The Fabricant
Kerry is the founder of The Fabricant a digital fashion house leading the fashion industry towards a new
sector of digital-only clothing. The digital-only fashion sector will explore new creative avenues, giving
free rein to express aspects of the self outside the limits of the physical world. We work with luxury
brands and retailers to create digital fashion experiences, as well as designing our own digital-only
Director of Programmes & Broadcasting, MATCHESFASHION
Danielle is a content curator and broadcaster who has produced and hosted several podcast series, most recently as part of the MATCHESFASHION.COM programme of events at 5 Carlos Place and Frieze LA and Frieze New York. A graduate of The Courtauld Institute of Art, she has worked at Vogue, GQ, and freelanced for Porter, The Sunday Times Style and Harper’s Bazaar. As an editor at ASOS.com, she also launched their podcast programme.
Charlotte Instone is the founder of Know The Origin, Ethical Consumer’s top rated ethical fashion brand. Whilst studying at London College of Fashion, Charlotte worked on textiles projects in Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan and Tanzania. She witnessed the sustainable social and environmental change that can happen from business done well.
Mary Creagh MP
Labour MP for Wakefield, Chair, Environmental Audit Committee
As Chair of the EAC, Mary provides a leading voice on the direction of the UK’s environmental policy, with key interventions in the past year on plastic pollution, fashion, green finance, air pollution, flooding and heatwaves. She served as Shadow Secretary for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (2010 – 2013), Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (2013 – 2014) and Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (2014 – 2015).
Editor, The Drum
Stephen is editor of The Drum, with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day running of the content produced for the various platforms run by the publication. Over the years he has interviewed agency network bosses such as Sir Martin Sorrell, Maurice Lévy and Arthur Sadoun, as well as Cindy Gallop, Kim Kardashian, film directors James Cameron, Spike Jonze, Richard Curtis and Lord David Puttnam.
CEO & Co-founder, Winnow
Marc founded Winnow to help the hospitality sector cut food waste using technology. Winnow builds tech to help chefs run their kitchens more efficiently focusing on helping them understand and prevent food waste. Since launch 5 years ago, Winnow has been deployed in 40 countries and has saved its customers $30m by reducing food waste. Clients include global brands like IKEA, Compass Group and AccorHotels.