Kate Ancketill Keynote Speaker

  • Member of the board of directors at the British Design Council and a trustee of the Design Museum in London
  • Named the Top 100 Women in Tech by WeAreTechWomen in 2019
  • Member of the World Retail Congress Advisory Board

Kate Ancketill's Biography

Kate Ancketill is the CEO and Founder of GDR Creative Intelligence, a business that focuses on the future of retail and the customer experience. As a leading global futurist and innovation expert, Kate has an impressive track record in helping clients to navigate and thrive in an ever-changing landscape.

With over two decades of experience in consumer trends, innovation, and emerging technologies, Kate is a highly sought-after speaker on the topics of retail and the future of customer experience. She speaks regularly at conferences and events around the world, sharing her insights and expertise with audiences from a wide range of industries.

Kate’s career has included prominent roles and positions, such as being a member of the board of directors at the British Design Council and a trustee of the Design Museum in London. She has also authored several books, including the widely acclaimed “Future of Retail,” which explores the changing landscape of retail and the impact of emerging technologies on the industry.

Kate’s work has been featured in numerous publications, including Forbes, The New York Times, and The Guardian. She has also been featured on television and radio programs around the world, including BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme and CNBC.

In recognition of her contributions to the field of innovation and design, Kate has received several accolades and awards, including being named the Top 100 Women in Tech by WeAreTechWomen in 2019. She is also a member of the World Retail Congress Advisory Board and has been invited to speak at some of the world’s most prestigious events, including the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Kate holds a degree in Industrial Design and Technology from Loughborough University and has completed executive education programs at both Harvard Business School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

With her extensive experience, impressive credentials, and engaging speaking style, Kate Ancketill is a highly respected and sought-after speaker who has inspired and informed audiences around the world.

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