Joining us on the night will be:
Kate Strudwick, multidisciplinary interactive designer, Google Creative Lab, London
As a multidisciplinary interaction designer, Kate’s work with Google Creative Lab sits at the intersection of technology and design. Having graduated from the Royal College of Art with a masters in Innovation Design Engineering, Kate joined Google Creative Lab as part of the Google Creative Lab Five programme. Today, her work sees her treading the line between speculation and solution to find better futures for today’s problems.
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Alex Chen, creative director, Google Creative Lab, New York
Alex’s work combines music, design and coding. At Google, he’s helped to lead projects such as the Les Paul doodle (an interactive instrument on Google’s homepage), Chrome Music Lab (a website used in classrooms around the world), and A.I. Experiments (projects that make machine learning more accessible). Alex’s personal projects include a transformation of a New York subway map into a string instrument, and visualisations of the music of Bach.
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Zebedee Pederson, creative technologist, Google Creative Lab, London
After studying guitar at college, Zebedee learned programming as part of the Music Computing degree at Goldsmiths University, before joining Google Creative Lab in 2013 as a creative technologist. His work focuses mainly on the application of AI research and development, and innovation in the field of accessibility.
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Emma Williamson, producer, Google Creative Lab, London
Having originally studied digital art and technology, Emma has been working as a digital producer for over 15 years. With a specialism in live events and attractions, project highlights include Jeff Wayne’s immersive theatre show The War of the Worlds; theme park rides for David Walliams and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; and virtual ministerial events for [political forum] G7. Now back in the Lab for a second time, Emma runs integrated digital workstreams, multi-million pound projects and global teams.
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Jasmin Rubinovitz, creative technologist, Google Creative Lab, Tel Aviv
Jasmin is a cross-disciplinary researcher, artist and engineer. Jasmin’s research focuses on utilising machine learning, natural language processing and data visualisation for human-machine collaboration. Before joining Google, Jasmin taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York and worked at Fake Love, a New York Times company, where she created interactive immersive experiences using algorithms, data and computational tools.
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