Jeremy is in charge of analysing and identifying emerging trends and technological shifts that will affect consumers and businesses alike. From the Internet of Things to AI, smart homes to smart cities, autonomous cars to passenger drones, Jeremy has first-hand experience of emerging trends as well as personal contact with the business leaders driving them.
As Wired's product editor, Jeremy is tasked with seeking out and evaluating products at the very cutting edge of innovation and design. He edits Wired's GEAR section, which highlights and tests the very best in "Wired" products from smartphones to wearables, nano drones to supercars, interiors to architecture. Jeremy also edits all the special supplements for Wired, including the luxury sister publication, Wired Desired.
His expansive knowledge of the product world and forecasting design and tech trends has seen him be commissioned for consultancy services to some of the world's largest consumer brands on industrial design and user experience.
Jeremy also appears regularly on the BBC and Sky News representing the magazine.
He has been writing about technology and design for more than 10 years and is also currently the technology expert for Telegraph Luxury, the Robb Report, Boat International and Harrods.
Before Wired, Jeremy was digital editor for How To Spend It at the Financial Times, and prior to that was technology editor at Esquire magazine.
Jeremy curates the live product experiences at Wired's events, charged with bringing together exclusive displays showcasing the latest developments in automotive, technology, design and art.
Speaking topics include
- Technology trends
- Artificial intelligence
- Internet of Things
- Industrial design
- Wearables and Health tech
- Innovation in the car industry
- 3D printing and maker culture
- Product innovation
- Future of luxury brands
- Crowd-funding culture
- Fashion technology
- Luxury technology
Jeremy has an engaging speaker style, designed to be entertaining and thought-provoking with considered use of multimedia in his talks, employing video and audio where necessary, as well as practical demonstrations of cutting-edge technology. Jeremy prefers to interact with delegates and involve them as much as possible rather than rely too heavily on a traditional script. Through these methods, and by revealing inspiring examples of trends and technology happening either right now or just around the corner, Jeremy aims to make his presentations as memorable, and inspirational, as possible.
- Achiever of the World Land Speed who presents a powerful and memorable speech.
- A 5 out of 5 AA Rosette and Michelin award winning chef who has also been dubbed “The Nation’s Favourite French Chef”.
- Ed is a doctor in Nottingham with degrees in Medicine, Extreme Human Physiology and Medical Law
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