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Speakers

Keynote speakers at The Teaching & Learning Conference

It is our great pleasure to introduce you to your keynote speakers for 2018.

Volker Hirsch

Volker Hirsch – Keynote Speaker

Volker is an entrepreneur, advisor and angel investor who has founded and co-founded a total of 7 companies to date. He is the co-founder of Blue Beck, a Venture Partner at Emerge Education, Europe’s leading EdTech accelerator, and the Chairman of Bibblio, which is building next-gen recommender systems for knowledge content. He invests in education technology, AI, IoT and big data with a portfolio of investments with companies based in London, Manchester, Seattle, Atlanta and Hamburg.

Volker has been at the forefront of industries that were once described “niche” since 2000. He helped launch the world’s first mobile music services and published games on mobile phones, including Call of Duty 3, X-Men 3 and the first titles for a small studio called Rovio, later of the Angry Birds phenomenum.

With over 15 year’s experience of conference speaking, with an impressive combined audience totalling in excess of 100,000, Volker is a seasoned presenter. His credentials include speaking at large conferences including TEDx and SXSW, as well as addressing the Norwegian Minister of Education’s Leadership Summit for the Future of Higher Education.

Volker Hirsch at TedX Manchester 2017

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