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Wednesday, 5 April 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (BST)

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The Internet of Things: a pipe dream or near reality?

Our expert speaker Dr Martin Stillman-Jones has over 35 years’ experience in business; developing leaders, building teams and growing brands.

Martin’s presentation will focus on the internet of things” – the huge, inter-connected economy which is transforming the way we both live and work.

To succeed, companies must think outside the box. They must be agile; dissecting markets and opportunities in different ways to find new ways to attract customers. And they must be ruthless about discarding their own old habits and legacy investments, breaking with the past to embrace the future.

Martin will talk through real life examples from Kodak, Instagram, Google, Facebook, Uber and Airbnb and bring to life the realities of technological change giving key steps on how to exploit these changes to obtain business growth.

Martin worked his way up through the marketing hierarchy to Worldwide Head of Marketing at Diageo (with £12 billion in revenues) then as a Strategist at PricewaterhouseCoopers advising plc Clients on strategy, acquisitions & disposals.

He later went on to build his own multi-national multi-million group of over 50 businesses, before selling these to concentrate on the development of Agile Strategy and mentoring maverick Founders to disruptive plc CEO’s delivering business transformation.


18:00: Arrival, drinks and networking

18:45: Sponsor introduction from Innovation Visual

19:00: Presentation from Dr Martin Stillman-Jones

19:45: Q&A session

20:00: Networking and drinks

21:00: Close 


Dr Martin Stillman-Jones, Futurologist and Strategist

 Dr Martin Stillman-Jones photo

Martin has a PhD in Agile Strategy in the Connected Economy, an MBA in Business Administration, a Masters in Engineering and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Great Britain and the Royal Society of Arts. A Futurologist and Mentor to over 100 business leaders from maverick Founders to FTSE100 CEO's (many well-known), busy guiding their businesses through disruption and transformation.

A Speaker to Government & Industry he presents the case for transforming how enterprise are organised, structured, funded & run. Encouraging leaders to park legacy investment, in order to develop fresh thinking, new strategic initiatives & harness the power of the connected economy. He has a particular interest in the convergence of the tech and automotive sectors and is currently writing a book about the imminent disruption of all things automotive. 



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With 25% of all the world’s information less than a year old, what are you doing to ensure your business is being found?


Innovation Visual provides high-quality, results focused search marketing and related consultancy for businesses that want to get profitable results online.  They work closely with clients to expand their digital footprint in a strategic way that engages with their audience groups, communicates their messages effectively and stimulates positive actions by the audience that ultimately delivers higher-profits. They believe in accountability for the results delivered and provide specific & usable feedback to clients to foster the collaborative way of working. Their services range from organic search engine optimisation to development effective content strategies. The services provided are tailored to client needs and objectives. Want to get your business’ messages found more? Get in touch via the Innovation Visual website.

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The Glass room
London Road
GU1 2AA Guildford
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Wednesday, 5 April 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (BST)

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