Breakfast

Tuesday 16 May 2017

07:45

E-Commerce and the Future Fifty

Breakfast with the UK's most influential late stage tech companies

In partnership with Tech City’s Future Fifty initiative, Pi is hosting an extended breakfast around opportunities in the e-commerce area, introduced by Brian McBride, Chairman of ASOS and Wiggle and a member of the UK Government’s Digital Advisory Board.

Hear from some of the UK’s most exciting and forward thinking new consumer goods companies about the landscape and challenges they face, both in the UK – with data protection and Brexit uncertainty – and in terms of expansion overseas.

Brian McBride

Brian McBride is Chairman of ASOS, the leading on-line fashion retailer, and Wiggle, the on-line cycling retailer as well as Senior Non Executive Director at AO.com and a member of the UK Government’s Digital Advisory Board, which steers the digital delivery of Government services to citizens.

He was CEO of Amazon.co.uk from 2006 to 2011 having led it through its high growth period. He began his career with Xerox and subsequently worked in Senior roles at IBM, Dell Computers and as Managing Director of T-Mobile (UK).

Panelists include

Asi Sharabi – Co-Founder of Lost My Name
Chloe Macintosh – Co-Founder of,made.com
James Davidson – CEO & Co-Founder of tails.com
Aron Gelbard – CEO and founder of Bloom & Wild 

Delivered by a dedicated team within Tech City UK, Future Fifty supports and accelerates the growth of 50 of the UK’s most pioneering late stage tech companies.

Successful alumni include ao.com, Just Eat, Shazam and Skyscanner.