Leadership Series

Bailey Fisher’s Leadership Series brings together top entrepreneurs, investors & influencers from the technology sector, with inspirational individuals from other walks of life, to share ideas and celebrate successes.

We’ve welcomed over 4,000 guests to almost 100 events, from roundtable dinners & panel discussions to prestigious receptions at the House of Lords. We’ve highlighted a few of our previous speakers & topics to give you a flavour of the Leadership Series.

LEADERSHIP SERIES EVENTS

Summer & Autumn 2019

Technology Leadership Dinner

17 October 2019

Cambridge

CFO Leadership Dinner

10 October 2019

London

Chair Dinner

19 September 2019

London

Private Markets Dinner

26 June 2019

Cambridge

Talent & Growth

19 June 2019

London

Life Sciences Leadership Dinner

11 June 2019

Cambridge

CFO of the Future

1 May 2019

London

Simon Calver
Serial entrepreneur & investor. Former CEO LoveFilm & Mothercare & Head of BGF Ventures. Guest speaker: How to grow a fast growth business in fast changing times.
Shanghai Skyline at Night
UK/China Business Opportunities
Experts included Yunming Shao - Tuspark UK; Ting Zhang – Crayfish International; Henk Koopmans – Huawei.
From growth to exit
Guest speaker: John Snyder, Founder/CEO Grapeshot, led growth to >$300m exit to Oracle. Now investing in high-growth tech.
Poppy Gustafsson
Co-CEO & Co-founder of Darktrace, leading growth to $1bn valuation. Guest speaker: Designing our Future, a Women 4 Technology event during London Tech Week.
Olivia Breen
Paralympic athlete, Bronze medallist at London 2012 Paralympics, Gold in 2018 Commonwealth Games. Guest speaker: Women 4 Technology at the House of Lords.
Stan Boland
Co-founder & CEO of FiveAI. Led Icera, Element 14 & Neul, selling for >$1B to NVIDIA, Broadcom and Huawei. Guest speaker: From Fundraising to exit: What can we learn from each other?
Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Artificial Intelligence
Guest speakers: Professor Rose Luckin (UCL Knowledge Lab), Dr Kanta Dihal (Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence); Anthony Finbow (Eagle Genomics) & Matthew Howard (AI Lead at Deloitte).
Rodney Appiah
Director of Foresight Group, a leading private equity investment manager with £2.9bn of assets under management. Guest speaker: Growing your business with an exit strategy – an Investor’s Perspective.

LEADERSHIP SERIES EVENTS

Summer & Autumn 2019

Technology Leadership Dinner

17 October 2019

Cambridge

CFO Leadership Dinner

10 October 2019

London

Chair Dinner

19 September 2019

London

Private Markets Dinner

26 June 2019

Cambridge

Talent & Growth

19 June 2019

London

Life Sciences Leadership Dinner

11 June 2019

Cambridge

CFO of the Future

1 May 2019

London

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