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the lean event is about the practice of innovation in modern business. It’s for leaders, product managers, designers, marketers – as well as their colleagues and collaborators.

Some of the biggest names will take you through the challenges and barriers, the learning points and the winning strategies.

All this in a single-stream conference, offering you plenty of opportunities to network, explore and get inspired.

Our speakers are innovators, influencers and practitioners.

They bring a global perspective, and lead the debate in lean thinking.

We're announcing new speakers every week. Here are our confirmed speakers.

Jeff Gothelf

Jeff is the co-author of "Lean UX" and works with companies around the world to improve their organisational effectiveness.

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Melissa Perri

Melissa speaks and consults globally on product management and user experience.

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Johanna Kollmann

Johanna is a lean and agile UX practitioner, and an experienced speaker and consultant.

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Tendayi Viki

Tendayi works as a strategy and innovation consultant to help large organizations develop their innovation capabilities so that they can innovate like startups.

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Jared Spool

Jared M. Spool is the founder of User Interface Engineering and a co-founder of Center Centre.

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Sophie Freiermuth

Sophie is a Lean Startup, product management, UX and Agile expert, and director of London-based UX consultancy Baguette UX.

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Umesh Pandya

Umesh has been working as a designer for over 15 years and is passionate about helping organisations make “inclusive not exclusive” digital products.

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Roman Pichler

Roman is a leading product management expert specialising in agile and lean practices.

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Cennydd Bowles

Cennydd Bowles is a digital product designer and writer. He has a decade of experience helping companies realise the benefits of good designe.

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Jane Austin

Jane has worked as a UX in The City, in start ups, at agencies, in government at GDS and is now Head of UX at The Telegraph.

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Chris Matts

Chris Matts has over 10 years of experience in investment banking including strategy work as a practitioner rather than as a consultant.

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Josh Seiden

Josh Seiden is a designer, author, coach, and product leader. He works with startups and large companies to create new digitally-enabled products and services.

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Ben Yoskovitz

Ben Yoskovitz is an entrepreneur, angel investor and author. In 2013 hee co-wrote Lean Analytics, a book designed to help people use data to build companies faster.

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Jiri Jerabek

Jiri leads UX across Telegraph’s mobile apps, where he is responsible for improving the current applications. Previously Jiri was part of the BBC Research & Development team, and he has also worked on a range of products for National Rail Enquiries, Freesat, Canon and American Express.

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Dana Chisnell

Dana Chisnell is a UX research nerd (her words) and an elections geek who has trained thousands of people, including government workers, to test their designs.

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Cindy Alvarez

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