Rory Sutherland is the Vice Chairman of Ogilvy, where he has worked since 1988. This attractively vague job title has allowed him to form a behavioural science practice within the agency dedicated to uncovering the hidden business and social possibilities which emerge when you apply creative minds to the latest thinking in psychology and behavioural science. He is the author of three books: The Wiki Man, the best-selling Alchemy - The surprising Power of Ideas which don't make Sense, published in the UK and US in May 2019, and, co-written with his former colleague Pete Dyson, the newly released Transport For Humans on the behavioural science of transport.
Dr. Paul Zak is a Professor at Claremont Graduate University and is ranked in the top 0.3% of most cited scientists with over 180 published papers and more than 19,000 citations to his research. He has written three general audience books and is a regular TED speaker. Paul's newest book is Immersion: The Science of the Extraordinary and Source of Happiness and he is also four time tech entrepreneur; his current company being Immersion Neuroscience.
Chartered psychologist Kimberley Wilson is a governor of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Mental Health Trust. Kimberley's Whole Body Mental Health philosophy is a comprehensive approach to mental health care; integrating evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle factors with psychological therapy. She authored How to Build a Healthy Brain, named by critics a practical manual for the brain and something to help understand mental health on a deeper level.
Mary Ann Sieghart is a highly regarded current affairs commentator, presenter and speaker. Her ground-breaking book ‘The Authority Gap’ looks at how we still don’t take women as seriously as men, and what we can do about it. Having examined all the research, she is full of ideas for how organisations can tackle gender bias and help more women reach the top.
Marta Garcia Alonso is a Global, C-level, Commercial and Marketing Executive with extensive experience in Marketing and Commerce local and International roles. She has lead the Media, Digital, Data and Marketing Transformation agenda in HEINEKEN International since April 2021 . This extensive agenda includes Media, Digital, Data, Commerce capabilities and Brand Building transformation initiatives at Global level.
Data journalist Mona Chalabi is on a mission to, as she puts it, "take the numb out of numbers." In her illustrations, animations, and articles for the Guardian and publications like Fivethirtyeight and The New York Times, she explores data sets from the timely (affirmative action, voting trends, disability rights) to the offbeat (popular dog names in New York City) to the eye-opening (how many Americans eat pizza for breakfast). She is also an illustrator, producer and presenter.
Steve Keller is Sonic Strategy Director for Studio Resonate, SXM Media’s in-house, audio-first creative agency, offering support to brands that advertise on the Pandora, SiriusXM, Stitcher, and Soundcloud platforms. He is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts in the field of sonic strategy and identity, blending art and science into award winning creative content and sonic systems for a variety of global agencies and brands.
Guy Leschziner is a Professor of Neurology and Sleep Medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals and King’s College London. He is also a regular presenter for BBC Radio 4 on neuroscience, and is author of “The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience and the Secret World of Sleep”, and “The Man Who Tasted Words”.
Roberto Fara is a design and advertising professional with over 20 years of experience. He is currently the Chief Creative Officer at Ogilvy Spain, where he leads the creative discipline for the Barcelona and Madrid offices and serves as the Global Creative Experience Lead for Ogilvy. Fara also has a passion for art, technology, and design and is often invited to share his expertise in these areas.