Stefan Hyttfors is an acclaimed futurist, author and global speaker. He has a background as journalist and economist and today he is one of Europe’s leading voices on disruptive technologies, behavioral change and next-generation leadership. Stefan has twice been awarded the Swedish speaker of the year
Malcolm Smith is a director at Arup London, the Arup Fellow of Masterplanning and Urban Design, and an architect. He currently leads the Integrated City Planning team in London which integrates design, planning and economics. The team undertakes a wide range of projects that have integrated urban strategies at their core, including Stratford City metropolitan Centre, London, NOMA urban precinct in Manchester.
Lara has more than 18 years of experience spanning retail, hospitality, and entertainment experiences. As strategy director and one of Gensler’s Retail Leaders, Lara brings insights that result in innovative and powerful strategies that generate engagement between brands, places, and people. She has honed her ability to translate complex global consumer trends into understandable, workable, and profitable outcomes for her clients. She was also named as one of design:retail magazine’s 40 under 40 in 2017 and is considered a leading voice on the future of retail.
Michael is a profound expert in Retail and Technologies and have been working with business transformation and exponential technologies for the last 10 years on a global level with top executives. He is a retailer of trade with more than 25 years’ experience. Prior to starting his own company, Michael worked as Senior VP Digital Development at IKEA with the global responsibility for transforming IKEA’s business model. Michael is best known for being one of the pioneers of bringing Augmented Reality experience into the hands of millions of consumers with his creation of the app called ‘IKEA Place’. An award-winning application that he launched to the world press together with Tim Cook after working closely with IKEA and Apple.