Maggie Philbin, CEO, TeenTech, Conference Chair
Maggie Philbin is co-founder and CEO of TeenTech CIC, an award winning organisation helping young people understand more about opportunities in Science and Technology. She is keen to help improve the visibility of successful scientists and engineers, to encourage both young people and women to pursue careers and to reach top positions in these areas. In 2016, Maggie was voted Digital Leader of the Year at the DL100 awards and was named Computer Weekly's Most Influential Woman in UK IT.
Campbell Robb, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Campbell joined Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust as Chief Executive in January 2017. Before joining JRF and JRHT, Campbell was the Chief Executive of Shelter for seven years. As Chief Executive, he led the organisation through one of the most challenging periods in its history. This included building a sustainable, fundable model of integrated advice and support that is helping more clients than ever before, a growth in independent income and leading the organisation’s response to some of the biggest changes to housing and welfare policy in generations. Prior to joining Shelter, Campbell was the first Director General of the Office of the Third Sector, an adviser to The Treasury and was previously Director of Public Policy at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). Campbell is a trustee of Care International UK.
Molly Watt, Tech Evangelist
Molly Watt is a 22-year-old inclusive technology evangelist, keynote speaker, children's illustrator and author, co founder of the Molly Watt Trust, director of Molly Watt Limited ambassador of ReSound, Sense and advocate of assistive technology. She is currently consulting with developers and designers in digital, breaking down barriers for those with and without specific accessibility needs, and working alongside some of the biggest in digital and their accessibility teams. She also raises awareness of abilities within disabilities using assistive technologies. Born severely deaf then registered blind - becoming deafblind at 12 - Molly has a unique insight into accessibility, the use of accessibility features and mainstream assistive technologies. Molly’s belief is that digital holds the key to accessibility, diversity and inclusion for us all.