Julia Hobsbawm is an entrepreneur, writer and expert on connectedness in the machine age. She founded the network and media business Editorial Intelligence and the Social Capital Network for BAME professionals and was awarded an OBE for services to business in 2015. Her books include Fully Connected and The Simplicity Principle, which won two awards and is also a podcast and self-help brand. Julia is Chair of the Demos Workshift Commsission, a speaker on social health and a regular guest on Sky News. She talks about connection, the importance of generosity and what she learnt from her Grandma Lily’s salons.