An introduction to DisruptionX

D/SRUPTION welcomes you to an evening of conversation, inspiration and innovation as we showcase the newest addition to our community, DisruptionX

3rd April, 2019 | BT Centre, 81 Newgate St, London EC1A 7AJ |17:00 – 20:15

The team behind D/SRUPTION magazine, and Disruption Summit now want to introduce you to our premier innovation experience programme and study tours – DisruptionX.

DisruptionX allows you to see inside the businesses and organisations who are really making a difference in the way they are dealing with technology, innovation and purpose – and to meet with and hear from the leaders and changemakers driving these successful transformations at some of the worlds leading companies.

The evening will explore disruption through the lens of Purpose, Innovation and Technology – three drivers we believe are vital for successful companies in the 21st century. You’ll hear from some truly inspirational speakers, connect with 100 like-minded business leaders, and get a glimpse of what to expect from the DisruptionX network.


The agenda for the evening is as follows

17:00Registration and refreshments

17:15Welcome and introductions
Rob Prevett, Founder and CEO, D/SRUPTION
Ian Wright, Programme Director, DisruptionX

17:30Innovating in a world of innovation
Philip Baulch, CIO, Major Business & Public Sector, BT

18:00The Sharing Economy
Benita Matofska, Chief Sharer, The People Who Share

18:30Networking and refreshments

18:50Disruption Panel – Innovating with a purpose
Chaired by Prof. Alan Brown, CIO, Exeter University

Simon Devonshire OBE, Co-Founder of Wayra and former Government’s Entrepreneur in Residence
Avril Chester, Founder Cancer Central UK and Women in IT Award winner 2019
Kim Wylie, Global Director of People Development, Farfetch

19:40Disrupting for social good
Cemal Ezel, Founder, Change Please and Sir Richard Branson’s start-up of the year
In this session we will hear from one of the most impactful start ups of recent times and how through applying a range of innovations are transforming the lives of those who have found themselves homeless.

Rob Prevett, Founder and CEO, D/SRUPTION
Ian Wright, Programme Director, DisruptionX

20:15Finish and networking


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