Innovation

Digital Greenhouse hosts second Innovation Summit in London

Digital Greenhouse was proud to host our second Innovation Summit at Scale Space

The Digital Greenhouse was proud to host the first Innovation Summit at Scale Space in London on 1st November. This was a transformative gathering of business networks across multiple sectors. The summit stood as a testament to Guernsey's commitment to fostering a culture of innovation, bringing together thought leaders, industry pioneers, and change-makers for a day of insightful discussions, keynotes, and panel sessions.

 

It was a dynamic exploration of key trends and the art of the possible in business, technology, and innovation, all hosted at Scale Space, the Digital Greenhouse’s twinned center of business innovation in London. The event was a melting pot of ideas, where leaders from a range of sectors converged to share experiences, insights, and strategies that define the ever-evolving landscape of innovation.

 

The summit included keynotes from Manoj Badale, Co Founder of Blenheim Chalcot who spoke about driving innovation in businesses, Neil Perkin, Author of ‘Agile Transformation’ who discussed how executives can apply true customer-centric and adaptive strategy to build momentum for change and innovation.

 

Professor Hamed Haddadi from Imperial X and Dr Dandan Zhang from Imperial College took a deep dive into AI and how it is transforming the business landscape, focusing on the new models that it is enabling.  

 

Across the day the key topics were explored through a number of panel discussions. The first dissected the challenges and opportunities within fintech for Guernsey which was chaired by Rosie Allsopp from Guernsey Finance, where she was joined by representatives from Cygnetise, SQR Group, Collas Crill and Kloo. The second was chaired by Ladies’ College Principal, Daniele Harford-Fox who was joined by representatives from University College London, Microsoft, Blenheim Chalcot and Imperial College London, where they discussed how the rapid development of technology will impact skills for the workforce.

 

The day concluded with an innovation workshop hosted by Blenheim Chalcots Red Team which focused on how participants can begin to implement the key learnings from the day into their own businesses. 

 

 

"As the host of the Innovation Summit, the Digital Greenhouse is excited to bring together leaders, thinkers, and innovators to explore the transformative power of innovation in business. This summit reflects Guernsey's commitment to not just adapting but leading in a world defined by change and progress."

Lucy Kirby, Director, Digital Greenhouse.

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