Managing Director of SPAR International from 1994 until the end of 2015, Gordon Campbell has been a distinguished leader in the global food retail industry over the last two decades. He is an eloquent and inspiring speaker on topics as diverse as global retail food trends; leading a growth driven organisation; entry strategies in developing markets; creating a culture of customer service; supply chain collaboration and building sustainable business partnerships.
Oren Yakobovich is an award winning social entrepreneur and a charismatic and inspiring keynote speaker with proven experience in establishing organizations and projects that function sustainably in high-risk environments at the intersection of humans and technology.
Described as ‘the world’s foremost Blue Futurist and thought-leader in the maritime space’, Kate Adamson is the founder of Futurenautics, and author, novelist, conference chair and keynote speaker.
Kate Adamson is expert in how mega-trends including digital business, connectivity, data, artificial intelligence, autonomy, prediction, rapid urbanisation, collaboration, cyber-security, the circular economy, Industry 4.0 and robotics will impact the way humans safely, sustainably and profitably exploit and protect our oceans, rivers, ports and coastlines.
She combines the experience of starting, building and transforming businesses with a passion for helping people to embrace the challenge of change. Known as a charismatic and inspirational speaker for leadership teams who are facing significant transformation in their business, she’s also adept as a facilitator of executive conversations.
Julian Birkinshaw is Professor and Chair of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Advanced Institute of Management Research (UK), and a Fellow of the Academy of International Business. He has PhD and MBA degrees in Business from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and a BSc (Hons) from the University of Durham. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Stockholm School of Economics, 2009.