Panel: Creative disruption on the high street

27 November 2014

18.30 - 21.30 GMT

Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD

We are delighted to be hosting a panel of entrepreneurs representing companies at the intersection of technology and the retail sector.

Against the backdrop of the Women Fashion Power exhibition at the Design Museum, leading entrepreneurs Vicky Brock, Elizabetta Camilleri, Stuart Marks and William Shu will examine the way technology is providing both a threat and opportunity to Britain's retail sector.

Join us for an evening of stimulating debate around highly topical issues in a creative and inspiring setting.

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The programme

18.30 - 19.00

19.00 - 20.00
Panel discussion

20.00 - 21.30
Reception and private view of the Women Fashion Power exhibition

Our panellists are:

Vicky Brock, CEO and founder, Clear Returns

Vicky is the CEO and founder of a high-growth technology start up, Clear Returns. She is an experienced digital analyst and technology entrepreneur and recent winner of the FDM Everywoman in Technology Innovator of the Year. Vicky was listed by and Bloomberg as one of the top ten female tech CEOs to watch.

Elizabetta Camilleri, CEO and founder, SalesGossip

Elizabetta is the CEO and founder of SalesGossip, a daily destination for more than 600,000 shoppers. SalesGossip is on a mission to become the "Spotify" of fashion, in less than 24 months SalesGossip has been named one of the best websites for savvy shoppers by The Times and won The RBS EnterprisingU Competition. SalesGossip has also recently won The Smarta Female Entrepreneur of Year award.

Stuart Marks, Technology Entrepreneur, JLAB Partner

Technology entrepreneur Stuart, teamed up with John Lewis in 2014 to launch JLAB, a tech incubator for start-ups. JLAB, in Stuart's words "represents something unique in the UK retail sector, giving business access to mentors and an environment where they can develop ideas". In 1999, Stuart founded and later sold, LSE listed ITIS Holdings which commercialised the world’s first crown sourced traffic information service.

William Shu, CEO and co-founder, Deliveroo

William is the CEO and co-founder of Deliveroo, having previously worked in investment banking and hedge fund investing.  Deliveroo delivers meals from a portfolio of high quality restaurants that are not exclusively take-aways, to the home.  Deliveroo has been named, by venture capitalists and angel investors, as one of the hottest London start-ups.