Talk abstract: The Healthy Ageing and Data to Early Diagnostics Sectors: The Role of People-Centred Design in Data Driven Innovation. The idea is to introduce government funding options available to data innovators in the Healthy Ageing/Early Diagnostics Sectors, or to those who innovate in another sector, but could extend into Healthy Ageing/Early Diagnostics innovation. The presentation will develop to explore the role of people-centred design and its centrality, where data sets are being used to predict or interpret the truth. Keeping the user’s voice at heart in the data expanse – particularly when applying data to and service innovation and how doing so can be leveraged as a commercial asset.
Bio: Started my career in investment banking as a software engineer – promoted to Vice President Equities Technologies at Credit Suisse. Data insights into investor relations and behaviour and data replication to key trading hubs.
MBA of the year at University of East Anglia (first prize winner and scholarship winner) CEO and part-owner of Extremis Technology (folding shelter design – IP licensing as tech transfer – winner of Commonwealth Export Award, 2017) Raised nearly £1m on mixed platform to be shortlisted as THE Guardian’s Small Business SME Innovation in Finance category (2016). Graduate of Global Distinction Award (2018) for contribution to humanitarian technology. Member of IEEE by invitation. Panel member and chapter contributor to the Alzheimer’s Society Co-Creation tech manual for the 2021 Longitude Prize (published end 2021).