15:50 - 16:40 | Keynote Theatre
In this compelling presentation, Christopher Wylie, the ex-Cambridge Analytica employee who blew the whistle on the company’s problematic operations, explains the science behind how data is collected, examined and repurposed. With his neon hair and brutally honest candour, Chris engages audiences around the world and makes AI understandable, disturbing – and yet somehow compelling. Chris has the unique ability to explain, in simple terms, the complex ways in which personal information is gathered and used to influence human psychology. An expert at cultural trend forecasting, Chris gives audiences an inside look at how AI systems and technology are impacting the global marketplace.