James Poulter | CEO, Vixen Labs
AI and voice technology expert and future of work and innovation culture speaker, James is the founder and CEO of Vixen Labs. James is a seasoned marketer and communications professional with over ten years of experience. He previously was the Head of The LEGO Group’s Emerging Platforms & Partnerships team and the Head of Social Media for LEGO’s social network for Kids, LEGO Life—which launched globally in 2017 and has since grown to over 2M active users as the world’s first global and safe social network for kids. As well as devising and developing social features, such as LEGO Life’s emoji keyboard, custom characters, and moderation systems, James oversaw the launch of LEGO’s global partnership with GIPHY—leading the LEGO channel to accrue over 1B GIF views in its first year. Prior to joining LEGO, James worked for several of the world’s leading marketing, advertising, and public relations firms, including Edelman and Ogilvy, leading digital marketing, mobile, and social campaigns both in EMEA and globally, as well as new business efforts for clients such as Diageo, Unilever, Bose, PayPal, HP, and Adobe. Outside of work James is an advisor to the Church of England’s digital board, as well as several other charities and startups. James is also the host of the show “Signal” for MediaNet, which explores the intersection between faith, media, and technology.