Rebecca Adlington is Great Britain's most successful female swimmer. She became a household name following her two-gold medal winning performances at the Beijing Games in August 2008 and her unique blend of charisma and charm allied to her dedication and professionalism in the pool has made her a global superstar, and a role model for female athletes around the world.
Vala Afshar is a digital marketing evangelist author and Twitter storyteller. Vala is Chief Digital Evangelist at Salesforce.com. Widely regarded as a top martech and social media influencer (described as one of the best industry thought leaders by Forbes and Gartner amongst others).
Isabel Aguilera is one of the top executives in Europe according to the Financial Times and Fortune Magazine and a renowned specialist in success strategies for developing competitive leadership. She is the former CEO of Google Iberia and of General Electric Spain and Portugal.
Angela Ahrendts DBE was most recently Senior Vice President at Apple Retail. During her five years, she integrated Apple's physical and digital businesses and reimagined the retail experience with the launch of a transformative educational program. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board for Save the Children International.
Muthla Al-Sayer is Executive Board Member at Toolbox OS and the CEO and Founder of OmniX Lab New York, where she has shaped the vision and purpose of OmniX labs, by bringing her experience and understanding of connecting the physical space in a digital world.
Alberto Alessi is Managing Director of Alessi Spa and Head of marketing strategy, communication and design management. His design and technology expertise have seen the company become globally recognised for producing products which combine functionality and aesthetic appeal.
James Alexander is a visionary and entrepreneur who came to public attention as Co-Founder and CEO of Zopa, the original peer-to-peer lending service and now the largest company of its kind in Europe. He continues to support innovative ventures, particularly those focused on environmental sustainability and climate action.
Dr. Mario Alonso Puig is a doctor and neurologist and an expert on positive psychology, leadership, creativity, business innovation and change management. He has received the highest award of merit for Communication and Human Relations from the Dale Carnegie Institute in New York.
Kate Ancketill is a leading authority in global retail and business futurism, specialising in trends, consumer behaviour, brand development, hospitality and technology. Known for her visionary insights and ability to analyse complex societal shifts and emerging technologies, Kate has helped numerous businesses to navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of retail and consumer expectations.
Professor Jamie Anderson is an extraordinary management coach, who brings creativity back into managerial thinking. He was named one of the "top 25 management thinkers" by the journal Business Strategy Review. He's also been named as a "management guru" in the Financial Times.