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Charlie Cadbury talks about Donate Now and the future of frictionless voice commerce.
Charlie Cadbury is the Chief Executive Officer of Say It Now, the award-winning voice technology company, who have teamed up with digital advertising exchange DAX to enable people to respond directly to radio advertisements using their smart speaker and only voice commands to donate to their chosen charity.
Faisal Galaria talks about the rebirth of Blippar and the future of augmented reality.
Faisal Galaria is the Chief Executive Officer of Blippar. Faisal has successfully led and grown some of the world’s most successful global technology brands including Spotify, Skype and Kayak.
Recognised as a scale-up and turnaround leader, Faisal has a track record of growing some of the world’s most successful technology brands including Spotify, Skype and Kayak globally.
As Senior Vice President at Spotify, Faisal launched the digital music service in seven countries and was responsible for the Platform Music Agreement with Facebook. He was also the International MD of Kayak.com prior to its IPO and an early member of the Skype team where he led the European business.
Faisal joins from Go Compare where, as Chief Strategy & Investments Officer, he helped lead its IPO on the London Stock Exchange and managed several acquisitions. Prior to Gocompare, he was a Senior Partner at Alvarez & Marsal, the world’s largest turnaround and restructuring company and led the European Digital & Media practices.
He will be responsible for driving Blippar’s commercial growth and development as the company continues to expand its proprietary AR creation and publishing platform post-administration, and will work closely with Blippar’s Founder Ambarish Mitra, and Preet Prasannan, the new Chief Technology Officer.
Blippar was bought out of administration earlier this year when existing shareholder Candy Ventures acquired the intellectual property assets of Blippar and its various brands.
The company’s new product offering focuses primarily on its innovative AR creation and publishing platform “Blippbuilder”, enabling brands, educators and individuals to create and publish their own augmented reality experiences.
Mukul Devichand talks about why the BBC is launching their own smart voice assistant called ‘Beeb’.
Mukul Devichand is the BBC senior editor of Voice + AI at the BBC. He is creating and shaping the world’s first public service AI Assistant ( “Beeb”).
He was recently asked by BBC bosses to respond to the emergence of Voice AI assistants such as Alexa or Google Assistant, widely seen as the next chapter in the amazing and fractious story of the internet.
Mukul now sets the creative and editorial direction for the whole BBC, globally and for the UK, in Voice AI. This meant dreaming up, birthing and shaping a new AI assistant technology, “Beeb,” designed to be a public service media interface into Artificial Intelligence platforms.
Martin Steers talks about the Community Radio Awards and the New UK Community Radio Network.
Martin Steers has a real passion for the Radio, Media, PR and Communications, with tutoring schools and colleges in radio at his business Schools Radio Network, as well as his on-going involvement with the Scout Radio Team.
Nigel Eccles talks about the growth of Flick & the on-going litigation of FanDuel
Nigel Eccles is a serial entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and CEO of the sports group chat app Flick. He previously co-founded Hubdub and FanDuel wuth his wife.
Jay LeBoeuf talks about AI Powered Podcasting Studio Descript
Jay LeBoeuf leads Business Development at Descript. Previously, Jay founded industry-education-nonprofit Real Industry.
For over 10 years, Jay has lectured on media technology and business at Stanford. He holds adjunct appointments at Carnegie Mellon and Univ of Michigan and was honoured as a Bloomberg Business Innovator.