Speakers David Rowan
Editor, WIRED magazine, UK; Future Trends Expert and Columnist
David Rowan is editor of the UK edition of WIRED magazine, which won 2009 Launch of the Year at the British Society of Magazine Editors Awards. He travels the world to meet and interview the entrepreneurs and innovators creating the future – from the Silicon Valley founders of Google and WhatsApp to the entrepreneurs building world-changing technology businesses in China. In addition, he writes the monthly “Digital Life” column in GQ magazine, and the “Tech Traveller” column in Condé Nast Traveller. He has also made TV films for Channel 4 News and written long features for eminent UK newspapers.
David speaks widely on topics ranging from the future of luxury brands to the new rules of business in a mobile-internet age; from technology megatrends to creating a culture of innovation.