Meet our speaker - David Rowan

David  Rowan

David Rowan

Founding editor of WIRED UK

David Rowan

Founding editor of WIRED UK

  

BIO

David Rowan is the Editor-at-large of WIRED magazine’s UK edition. From 2009 to 2017, he was the founding Editor-in-chief. Having been successful from inception, in 2009 WIRED won the Launch of the Year at the British Society of Magazine Editors Awards. He moderated former Prime Minister’s, David Cameron's, G8 Innovation Summit. In 2017, he stepped down from his role as Editor-in-chief of Wired UK, to become the magazine’s Editor-at-large, in order to explore the latest trends that will be changing the world as we know it. David has edited The Guardian's websites, made TV films for Channel 4 News, and written features for The Telegraph Magazine, Sunday Times Magazine, Conde Nast Traveller and The Observer. David has also appeared on BBC Newsnight, BBC Breakfast News, Radio 4's Today Programme and Channel 4 News. He is an angel investor and has funded and supported several tech companies in their early stages. He is also the co-founder of FlowJourneys.com, a travel experience company.

In Impact’18 Agenda

Day I 13.06.2018 Wednesday 11:55 – 12:20
Stage: S1
Track:
Moderated discussion
“Is your business ready for a digital disruption?”


Day I 13.06.2018 Wednesday 14:00 – 14:15
Stage: S1
Track: industry 4.0
Keynote
“Don't fall for fake innovation! Building industries that matter”


Day I 13.06.2018 Wednesday 18:40 – 19:00
Stage: S2
Track:
Fireside chat
“How to create a global startup community from the scratch? Lessons from around the world”


Day I 13.06.2018 Wednesday 12:20 – 12:35
Stage: S1
Track:
Fireside chat
“How local players can win with global competition?”