Chris Francis
Chris is with IBM Government programmes and is an innovation advocate specialising on regulatory and policy issues affected by technology change and market shifts.
Previously Chris served in multiple roles in industrial policy for the Department of Trade and Industry – including Innovation support for key business technologies, sector sponsorship for software and IT service, [...]

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Dr Sara de Freitas
Dr Sara de Freitas has recently taken up a new role as Director of Research at the Serious Games Institute at the University of Coventry where she leads an applied research team working closely with industry. The Institute is the first of its kind in the UK and it is envisaged that [...]


Kerry Fraser-Robinson
Kerry is President / MD, Red Bedlam.


William Garrood
William Garrood is a Strategy Manager for Ofcom, the communications regulator. His primary responsibility is managing the organisation’s work on the Public Service Publisher (PSP), proposals for intervention in the interactive digital media market to supp ort public service objectives. Details of Ofcom’s work on the PSP can be found at He has [...]


Andres Guadamuz
Andres is a Lecturer in E-Commerce Law at the University of Edinburgh, where he is also a Co-Director of the SCRIPT Law and Technology Centre. Andres has Bachelor, Practitioner and Notary Public degrees from the University of Costa Rica. He’s been in the UK since 1998 and obtained an LL.M. in International Business Law [...]


Oliver Goh
Oliver is Development Executive, Implenia Global Solutions and is the chief innovator behind EOLUS One a project that addresses C02 reduction, energy management, health, education and networking. It is a remarkable example of how corporations from around the world can collaborate, and innovate for the benefit of all.


Phil Guest
Phil is Managing Director UK and Regional Director Europe, Sulake (Habbo Hotel). Phil’s media career spans TV, radio, magazines and the Internet. Starting in radio on a Youth Training Scheme (YTS) aged 17 Phil soon became the Commercial Producer for Portsmouth station, Radio Victory. Having become the countries youngest producer he sought a different [...]


Dr Eyjólfur Guðmundsson
Eyjó is the Lead Economist, CCP / EvE Online. Eyjó was hired in the spring of 2007 to meet the ever-increasing demand for economic information from the EVE Online community. His responsibilities are to provide community members with accurate information on economic indicators as well as in-depth analysis of interesting events in the [...]


Ian Huges
Ian Hughes a.k.a. epredator is an IBM Consulting IT Specialist who has worked on leading edge emerging technologies for the past 18 years, a programmer since he was 14. As a gamer he has seen a massive increase in the capability and design ethics within games and the rise of online gaming. In 1997 [...]


Leigh Jackson
Leigh is, Deputy Director (Business Engagement), Communications & Content Industries Unit, BERR (Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform). Leigh Jackson leads the Business Engagement Team in the Communications & Content Industries Unit of BERR (Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform). She and her team champion the policy and regulatory interests of the [...]