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Bedford, United Kingdom
December 4th, 2013

About this event

A school based event that acknowledges a variety of different themes that are loosely linked to innovation.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Llewellyn Thomas
    Dr Llewellyn Thomas researches ecosystems and strategies for building market momentum at Imperial College Business School. Before joining Imperial College, he was a management consultant specialising in competitive and operational strategy, both for his own consultancy, and as information strategy lead at the consultants BearingPoint UK. Before venturing into management consultancy he was Product Strategy Director EMEA at Hummingbird, a Canadian multinational software company, and Solutions Director at Valid Information Systems, an information management software company based in London, UK.
  • Sheridan Simove
    Shed Simove is an entrepreneur, author and corporate speaker. His areas of expertise are creativity, innovation and ideas generation. Harnessing a constant stream of ideas from his astonishingly active mind, Shed has learned to transform his unconventional concepts into lucrative and original business ventures, which form the basis of his completely unique books, products, performances and corporate speeches. As well as a successful past career in television production, Shed has forged a highly innovative merchandising empire – creating conceptual gifts, executive toys, best-selling adult sweets, books, greetings cards, and even his own currency. To date, Shed has sold over one million novelty gifts worldwide and has won ‘Gift Of The Year’ twice.
  • John Wilkins
    John Wilkins is a professional scientist, currently working in healthcare diagnostics with Mologic Ltd, near Bedford. Having obtained his Chemistry degree at Oxford, he joined the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food (now DEFRA), where he used mass spectrometry for pesticide residue analysis. He managed the Analytical Chemistry Group at Unilever Research (Colworth) in Sharnbrook, working on food safety/quality and new product innovation projects, before joining Insense Ltd in 2003. He joined Mologic in 2009.

Venue and Details

Erskine May Hall
Bedford School
De Parys Avenue
Bedford, MK40 2TU
United Kingdom

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