Tom Charman TEDx
Hi, my name is Tom Charman

I'm a Keynote Speaker, Innovator
and Technology Entrepreneur

I talk about deep technologies, innovation and entrepreneurship.

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A Little About Me

Keynote Speaker, Innovator & Technology Entrepreneur

I’m a keynote speaker on innovation, startups and technology, and I’ve advised the UK Government on entrepreneurship. I regularly mentor for Stanford University and Startup Weekend, and I’ve represented the UK at two startup world finals. I was put forward for Future Business Leader of the Year by MARS in 2016, and gave a TEDx talk on the ‘Future of Technology’ in London. I’m spreading my vision on innovation in deep technologies, and how all companies must work together, to create a mutual level of innovation worldwide.

Tom Charman GSEA
Startup Weekend
Stanford University
Virgin StartUp

Talking about the 'Future of Technology'

In October 2016, I gave a TEDx talk on the 'Future of Technology', talking about
Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing and Biohacking. I'd love to know what you think!

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Tom Charman TEDx

Preparing for the Future of Technology

A round up of my findings and a reflection on the TEDx talk I gave in October 2016, London about AI, Quantum Computing and Biohacking.

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USWC Copenhagen

KOMPAS selected as USWC World Finalist

KOMPAS was selected by the USWC to pitch at the world finals in Copenhagen for its use of Artificial Intelligence, representing the UK.

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Artificial Intelligence

Can Artificial Intelligence Influence Travel?

The word Artificial Intelligence has been thrown around in the start-up world over the past few months, with phrases like Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing following shortly after. That said, can these rapidly evolving technologies really be used to influence the travel industry, and if so, by how much?

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Artificial Intelligence Future

AI: Just how close are we?

An insight into the driving forces, factors and things to consider, when trying to understand just how close we are to creating strong Artificial Intelligence.

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Machine Learning AI

How are intelligent technologies predicting decisions?

How are companies using artificial intelligence and smart algorithms to predict human behaviours? What does that mean for us?

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Instagram Business

Instagram: The new form of social media

As millenials place a heavier dependence on Instagram, how can companies use this platform to target people, and how can it be done efficiently?

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Digital Nomads

Why are so many founders seeking out travel?

What is it that drives people towards the digital nomad lifestyle? What's the best way for companies to recruit and work with these nomads as they travel the world?

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Startup Advice

The difference between bootcamps, incubators and accelerators

Understanding the differences between the three can be difficult. I break this down, outlining the benefits and drawbacks of them all.

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What people have said about me

  • Working with Tom is always a pleasure, he is highly ambitious, motivated, and a great leader. Being a natural born entrepreneur, Tom has a diverse skill set enabling him to complete any task he sets his mind to, to a high standard. Tom has a fantastic approach to his work and is very personable, I would highly recommend working with Tom in any type of context.

    Kim - Exeter, UK
  • Tom is so kind and generous with his mentoring time, advice and guidance. He is so approachable and always open for us to reach out to him. And he organised us to be on Slack with our other mentors. So helpful in many ways. Thank you Tom!

    Mila - London, UK
  • Working under Tom was an absolute pleasure. He was always clear and direct with explaining the work he required from me, which enabled me to provide all specific information he needed. Tom dealt with utmost professionalism when speaking with clients and is unquestionably a natural leader. I would recommend working with him in any type of context, as he is very personable and dynamic in his approach.

    Elizabeth - Exeter, UK
  • Tom is a brilliant mentor and a very successful entrepreneur on his own. With tons of energy and passion and with brilliant insights he has steered our team towards a clearer vision, has taught us what we should prioritize and how to go about it and has stepped in to help where we lacked skills or experience. It has been a real pleasure meeting Tom in person and a huge benefit and learning experience having him as our team’s mentor.

    Elena - California, United States