Sophie Koonin


Sophie is a full-stack web engineer on the Web Platform Team at Monzo, building internal tooling in React and Go. A mentor at Node Girls London and keen tech blogger, she featured on the Makers Academy Women in Tech Power List in 2019. She’s also the maestro of Monzo’s very own choir, Hot Choral.


Jeremy Keith


An Irish web developer working with @Clearleft, playing music with @SalterCane, creator of @Huffduffer.


Vimla Appadoo


Vimla is a design thinker, international speaker and advocate for changing the way businesses think: using technology, design and culture to align profit and purpose. With Culture Design and community building as a driving force, Vimla forged Experience Matters, a design-thinking consultancy with clients including the NHS, Northern Collective: Women in Public Space, and SheSaysMCR.

Currently, Vim is on a mission to change interior design as Lead Service Designer at DigitalBridge, whilst powerlifting, writing her new book on Culture Design, rapping along to 90’s hip hop and drinking all the tea in coffee shops.


Tom Cheesewright


Tom Cheesewright is the Applied Futurist, helping people and organisations around the world to see the future more clearly, share their vision and respond with innovation.


Shaun Bent


Originally from the UK, Shaun has been living and working in Stockholm for the last 3 years. At Spotify, he leads two teams working on design systems efforts at Spotify and helps advocate for accessibility best practices across the company. Previously he worked at the BBC, where he played a leading role in developing the BBC's design system (GEL) and delivered the responsive transformation of the BBC Sport website and a new Live events platform.


Marina Posniak


Marina’s work focuses on the intersection of language and user experience. As a Principal UX Writer at Spotify, she created company-wide writing guidelines, wrote product copy for the launch of Spotify’s free app, and helped launch Encore, a family of design systems. Previously, she worked at Facebook, Dropbox, and Opower, where she was the content strategy lead for design systems. Now based in Gothenburg, Sweden, she loves all things Scandinavian.