Professor Beth Simone Noveck
The Jerry Hultin Global Network Professor at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering and the Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School, Beth Noveck is Director of The GovLab and its MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance. Beth served in the White House as the first United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer and director of the White House Open Government Initiative (2009-2011). UK Prime Minister David Cameron appointed her senior advisor for Open Government, Her most recent book is Smart Citizens, Smarter State: The Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing.
Professor Paul Matthews
Edmond and Lily Safra Chair and Head of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London
Professor Paul Matthews brings together a wide range of clinical, academic and industry experience. Prior to his current role he was the founding Director of two internationally leading research brings together a wide range of academic and industry experience imaging centres, the University of Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB) and, later, of GlaxoSmithKline's Clinical Imaging Centre (now a public "spin out" as Imanova, Ltd). From 2005 - 2014 he was Vice President at GlaxoSmithKline Medicines Discovery and Development.
The talks will be followed by a wine reception