CogX Festival 2021: Robert Downey Jr., Poppy Gustaffson And Kwasi Kwarteng Lead Stellar Speaker Line-up
The brightest minds on the planet – from industry, government, academia, culture and entertainment – will come together on 14th–16th June at London's Kings Cross, and virtually, to share cutting-edge thinking and address the question: 'How do we get the next 10 years right?'
LONDON, June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor and investor Robert Downey Jr., Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner for Competition and Executive Vice-President of European Commission and Dame Vivian Hunt, Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company are some of the headliners at this year's CogX Festival alongside a phenomenal list of 1,000 high-profile speakers.
Returning both physically and virtually this year, the CogX Global Leadership Summit and Festival of AI and Transformational Technology will be the world's largest hybrid and inclusive festival of its kind – bringing cutting-edge thinkers together to address some of the most urgent and important questions of our time:
From Sean Doyle, CEO British Airways and philanthropist Martha Lane Fox, through to leadership from the biggest UK 'unicorn' start-ups such as Anne Boden CEO, Starling Bank, Johnny Boufarhat, Founder & CEO, Hopin and Sujata Bhatia COO Monzo — CogX Festival will host leaders of iconic British businesses old and new.
With our lead partners Accenture, BT, QuantumBlack a McKinsey company and Visa this year's festival includes 18 topic stages, including: Global Leadership, Ethics & Society, Start-up to IPO, Future of Work, Createch and Next Gen Infrastructure & Industry 4.0. Over 100,000 attendees will participate virtually and 5,000 in-person, alongside 1,000 speakers, over 350 virtual exhibitors, 3 physical stages and 15 virtual stages, making this year's CogX Festival more than double the 44,000 attendees in 2020.
Charlie Muirhead, Co-Founder & CEO of CogX Festival said: 'We are so excited to be hosting the fifth edition of CogX Festival – the biggest purpose-driven hybrid event of its kind. This is such a critical time for the world, and I personally cannot wait to hear the insight our incredible speakers have to share. No one person has all the answers and this year's festval will be an invaluable opportunity to get up to date with leading-edge thinking, reconnect with old friends, forge meaningful new relationships, and discover the very latest in innovation.'
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