Carl Miller Keynote Speaker
- Research Director and Founding Partner - Centre for the Analysis of Social Media (CASM) at Demos
- Visiting Research Fellow - King’s College London
- Author of "The Death of the Gods"
Carl Miller's Biography
Carl Miller is a British digital researcher, author and global speaker who has worked in the technology industry for over 25 years and has been published in leading journals and newspapers worldwide.
In 2012, Carl co-founded the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media (CASM) at Demos, the independent research organisation. CASM is the first UK think tank that focuses on examining the virtual world, and Carl has presided as the Research Director since the company’s formation. He is a visiting professor and research fellow at King’s College London and a regular keynote speaker on online privacy, the impact of technology on society and digital protection.
As a sought-after expert on social media, Carl is an advisor to the Care Quality Commission (CQC), one of Britain’s leading healthcare organisations and agencies. He works closely alongside UK Civil Contingencies Secretariat (CCS) as an external social media expert and is an associate of the Digital Ethics Panel for Policing (IDEPP).
His book, The Death of the Gods, was published in 2018 as an analysis of the power in the digital realm and environment. The book illustrates how the internet, social media, and technology are changing power dynamics for people who work in technology, business, politics, crime, and journalism.
He is a frequent contributor, and his work has been featured and published in many preeminent media outlets, including, The Financial Times, The Economist, The Sunday Times, HuffPost, New Scientist and Wired magazine. He is a television presenter on BBC’s technology show Click and has made appearances on BBC News and Sky News.
In 2019, Carl was the joint winner of the Transmission Prize in recognition of his contribution and services to the research industry.
He holds a Master of Arts degree in War Studies from Kings College London and a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Cambridge.
Carl is one of the most experienced digital researchers and authors of our generation. He has addressed global audiences about developments in media, crime, culture and politics at leading conferences, including TEDx, the Alan Turing Institute and Thinking Digital.