Jeremy Myerson, Director, The WORKTECH Academy
Jeremy Myerson is a leading academic researcher, author and activist in workplace design. He is Director of WORKTECH Academy, the global knowledge network exploring the future of work and workplace, which he founded in 2016. He also holds the Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design at the Royal College of Art and is a Visiting Professorial Fellow in the Oxford Institute for Population Ageing, University of Oxford. The author of more than 20 books in the design field, his titles include The 21st Century Office (2003), Time & Motion: Redefining Working Life (2014) and New Old: Design for Our Future Selves (2017). He has worked extensively with companies around the world on workplace change and sits on the advisory boards of three international design institutes. In 2016, he received an Honorary Doctorate from the RCA for his international contribution to design research.
Jesper Kock, VP, Research and Development, EPOS
As Vice President of R&D and part of the senior management team, Jesper is responsible for ensuring technological synergies are leveraged through strategic partnerships and new market and technology trends are addressed accordingly. He is also responsible for keeping the R&D organization lean and efficient while growing new segments and headcounts. He has been Vice President of R&D for more than six years, and during this time he has achieved a number of successes including globally doubling the capacity of the division in four years and transforming the focus of R&D from hardware to software (over 70% of current new developments are software related.) His 22 years in the audio industry make Jesper one of the leading experts in R&D in the sector.