Gi Fernando MBE - Disruption Summit Europe

Gi Fernando MBE

Gi Fernando MBE, Founder of Freeformers, Investor, Engineer

Gi is an engineer, social impact entrepreneur and investor, who founded Freeformers in 2012 having previously built successful technology businesses, including Techlightenment (sold to Experian Plc). The father-of-three received an MBE in the New Year Honours 2017 for services to the Digital Economy. A thought-leader on the Future of Work, Behavioural Change and the impact of Automation and AI on employment and society, Gi holds positions on various boards including Apps for Good, Duke of York IDEA and Craft.co. He also invests in innovative startups such as Technology Will Save Us, BookingBug, Citymapper and Playmob. In September 2017, Gi was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the Asian Achievers Awards. Author of Chapter on Banking for new book (published in October 2018) – People Centred Economy with Vint Cerf (Co-Inventor of the Internet) and David Nordfors (Innovation For Jobs)