Speakers
A world-class mix of the industry's best and brightest.
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Ed Vaizey
MPm Minister of State for Culture & the Digital Economy

Henk Van Niekerk
Head of Publisher Services
AOL
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Henk van Niekerk is Head of International Publisher Services at AOL International. In this role, he leads the international publisher teams in all markets outside of the US across EMEA, Americas, APAC and SEA.

Henk is responsible for seeking out and developing relationships with large publishers, content and syndication partners, and programmatic demand sources to increase the adoption and usage of ONE by AOL for Publishers display, mobile and video advertising platform and services. During his time leading the international publisher business, Henk has built a team that works with publishers to show how AOL can provide all the tools to successfully monetise their properties.

Before joining AOL in 2013, Henk oversaw publisher sales and inventory operations at video ad platform Adap.tv. Henk has spent more than 16 years in the gaming, entertainment, advertising and technology industries holding a wide range of positions in business development, sales, operations and marketing.
Phil Vickery
MBE (England Rugby), World Cup Winner 2003
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Phil Vickery MBE is seen as one of the legends of the game of Rugby Union. Capped 73 times for his country, and twice a British & Irish Lion, he also captained England at the 2007 World Cup and was part of the historic team that lifted the Webb Ellis trophy in 2003. Although retired from the game he is still actively involved through coaching and commentating. His views are regularly sought by the media and he writes regular columns for the national press.

Phil’s profile extends well beyond rugby with high profile appointments such as ambassador to the Prince of Wales’ Countryside Trust, work with Wooden Spoon and promotional work with global brand McDonalds.

Currently Phil is proud to support the 'Running for Rangers' team with Shaun Leavy, featuring his clothing range 'Raging Bull' as sponsor
Andria Vidler
CEO
CENTAUR MEDIA
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Andria Vidler is CEO of Centaur Media, one of the UK’s leading multiplatform content groups.
Centaur Media is a leading content and media business that creates expert insight, engaging events and smart digital technology that inspires and enables people to excel in specific markets. It sets the standard for market insight, interaction and impact through its leading portfolio of brands including Marketing Week, The Lawyer, Money Marketing, Econsultancy, The Engineer and Fashion and Beauty Monitor.

Andria is recognised across the industry for transforming media companies and enabling them to deliver against their potential. Prior to her joining Centaur, Andria was CEO of EMI Music UK & Ireland, where she was responsible for the company’s growth in market share. Through digital innovation, expanding the artist roster and the adoption of new revenue streams she successfully grew market share from 10.9% to 15% and transformed the business into a high margin global rights management enterprise.

With a heritage in broadcast media, she has previously held a number of other executive roles in the UK’s largest media groups including Bauer, Capital Radio and BBC. As Chief Marketing Officer at Bauer she was responsible for marketing across all of the group’s platforms; from radio to magazines. She joined Bauer as Managing Director of Magic 105.4, having re-launched the station to establish it as one of London’s biggest radio destinations, a role which followed her success as Managing Director of Capital Radio from 2001to 2003. She has also held a number of strategic marketing and communication positions across the BBC, where her career began in 1994.

Andria is a Trustee of The Roundhouse and a former member of the Advertising Industry’s Children’s panel, set up by the Advertising Association to tackle the commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood. She frequently sits on Industry Award panels.

An inspirational leader of diminutive stature, Andria believes in the holy grail of high-heels and a balanced home-work life. She’s equally at home speaking to the city and shareholders, as she is letting her hair down in Ibiza, or advising the government on its child advertising regulations.
Married with two teenage daughters any rare moments when she’s not working or managing her daughters’ demands, she enjoys doing her bit to support the UK economy through a rather healthy shopping habit.
Harriet Vine
Creative Director, Co-founder
TATTY DEVINE
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Harriet Vine MBE is Creative Director and co-founder of Tatty Devine - the go to brand for original, fun, acrylic statement jewellery. She’s a British design maverick who pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in jewellery.

Harriet studied Fine Art at Chelsea School of Art, where she met business partner Rosie Wolfenden MBE. They set up Tatty Devine from London’s east end in 1999 and are proud that all their jewellery is still designed and handmade in Britain.

When she’s designing, Harriet often recreates objects from the real world and is always challenging ideas of form and function, scale and material. The jewellery sparks conversation, which is perhaps what makes Tatty Devine such a joy to wear. There’s always a story behind it.

Harriet has hosted talks and workshops at the Guardian, V&A;, The British Museum, Tate and Colette Paris. Collaborations under her (tool) belt include Jeremy Deller, Peter Jensen, Eley Kishimoto, Rob Ryan, Barbican, V&A; and Gilbert & George.
Steve Vranakis
Executive Creative Director
GOOGLE
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Steve’s worked in digital, design and advertising agencies all over the world including Vancouver, Hong Kong, New York, San Francisco and now London.
Some of his recent projects while at Google include: Inside Abbey Road, Project Jacquard - an interactive fabric made from conductive threads, Chrome Web Lab, a series of interactive experiments connected live to the internet from the Science Museum in London, Jam with Chrome, a web based platform that lets you play music live with your friends from anywhere, DevArt an exhibition at the Barbican which heroes coders as creatives and Google Science Fair a global platform that invites youth to put their ideas forward to change the world.

Other notable projects include: The World Wonders Project, which gives access to the world’s heritage sites through Street View and the YouTube Space Lab Channel and launch video which invited teens from all over the world to send their science experiments to space in partnership with NASA and judged by Stephen Hawking. To date it has received over 50 million channel views.

Steve’s work has been recognised by the Cannes Lions, D&AD;, ADC, One Show's, Campaign Big Awards, BTA’s, The FWA, Clio's, Revolution, New Media Age, London International Advertising and the Andy Awards. His work has been featured in WIRED, The New York Times, Telegraph, Wall Street Journal, Creative Review, Huffington Post, FT, Design Week, Adage, and he’s written columns for Adweek, Marketing, Campaign, Revolution, New Media Age, Cre@te Magazine, and conducted television interviews with the BBC and CNBC Europe.
In December 2012 Steve was honoured to speak at TEDx in Athens about 'Making technology matter'.
He believes that technology combined with creativity can be used as a force for good and allow for people to come up with ideas that change the world.