WIRED2014 Main Stage speakers
With WIRED2014 we aimed to gather the people changing the world and defining the future. Our Main Stage brought together more than 45 speakers from a multitude of disciplines, including art, digital media, geopolitics, programming, advertising, the life sciences and more.
2014 also saw the introduction of the WIRED Innovation Fellows, who also spoke on stage. Find out more here.
Science fiction artist, filmmaker and body architectMcRae’s recent project, The Astronaut Aerobics Institute, is a fictional futuristic day spa prepping the human body for space travel.
Head of tissue and cellular therapeutics RDI, Scottish National Blood Transfusion ServiceMountford’s team is trialling lab-grown blood, and has received £5 million in funding from the Wellcome Trust.
Chair, Neural Regeneration, UCL Institute of NeurologyIn 2014, Raisman’s work on spinal repair led to a paralysed patient regaining the ability to walk.
Chair, Department of Molecular Neuroscience, UCL Institute of NeurologyA pioneer in the study of Alzheimer’s, Hardy won the 2015 Breakthrough prize, backed by Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin.
Founder, Big White WallOnline community Big White Wall offers millions of mental health patients peer and professional support, self-management tips, and therapy.
President & chief scientific officer, EmulateWinner of the London Design Museum’s Design of the Year 2015, Hamilton’s Organs-on-Chips could replace human and animal testing.
Co-founder, CEO, CTO, StarshipStarship is an Estonian company that aims to reinvent the £2.6 billion business of delivery services, using land-based robots.
Co-founder and CEO, VisualiseHe is pioneering 360-degree video and will speak on the future of VR, drawing on his work with clients including Thomas Cook and Mercedes Benz Formula 1.
Co-founder & CTO, TictailGhorbani will talk about the move to intuitive messaging platforms, where your phone becomes your CRM.
CEO, FlytrexBash will talk about drone delivery options, regulation, and technologies, and solving the "last metre" problem.
Designer & director, Wearable ExperimentsWhitehouse will talk about building desirable, wearable tech to bridge instore and mobile ecommerce.
CEO, PostmatesLehmann will talk about the competitive advantage that innovative delivery platforms bring to retailers.
CEO & co-founder, WIREWAXCallanan will talk about connected video, and a future where content is immersive and "shoppable".
CEO & co-founder, mydalaSingh will tell us how she built an e-commerce giant leveraging mobile data to drive retail over $600 million annually for merchants across 209 Indian cities.
Multimedia artistMcNicholas is one of the creative forces behind Marshmallow Laser Feast (MLF), a studio that explores technology to make work that reinterprets the idea of human perception.
Singer-songwriterBloomfield is the lead singer of Port Isla. The band headlined the BBC Introducing Stage at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2015.
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LEGO game makerWarburton has worked on a variety of video games, including The LEGO Movie: The Game, LEGO The Hobbit and LEGO Marvel Super Heroes.
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