Stephanie Hare is a leading author, commentator, consultant, and keynote speaker on the topics of business, technology, and trends. From artificial intelligence to technology ethics, the metaverse and cyber security, Stephanie enlightens audiences, clients and readers about the dynamic changes we are all experiencing, in both our personal and professional lives.
She has expertise in surveillance, society, security, privacy, and gender roles in STEM. Her most recent work includes research on how surveillance, biometrics, and ‘the big data’ can affect our civil liberties and rights in this digital age.
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Stephanie Hare is a very learned and experienced individual; she holds a PhD and MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, and a BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which included a year at the Université de la Sorbonne. Since graduating, Stephanie has gone on to work for Accenture, Palantir, and Oxford Analytica.
Artificial Intelligence is a particular speciality of Stephanie, and she is in huge demand across media platforms (she has 11,000 followers on Twitter alone) as a commentator on AI challenges, on top of her work as an expert keynote speaker.
Her research has had wide-reaching influence; in 2020 she researched and wrote about the UK Government’s test and trace COVID-19 policy and apps, its efficacy, and security. Also in 2020 she was called to report on the ongoing dispute between Australia’s government and Facebook.
In 2022, she published the book Technology Is Not Neutral: A Short Guide to Technology Ethics; it went on to be named as one of the Financial Times best summer books of the year.
She was selected for the BBC Expert Women programme, contributes to BBC World television, and has been published in The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Observer, The Washington Post, WIRED, and The Harvard Business Review.
She has broadcast on BBC World Services’ World Business Report on the radio, and on BBC Radio 4’s Business Daily. She appeared on shows for the BBC on topics including Can We Trust Huawei?, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Requests Internet Regulation, and The New Zealand Massacre: The Technical Challenges of Removing Videos from Social Media.
Across all media, Stephanie has spoken on topics including, biometrics, women in STEM, cyber security, business ethics, bereavement in the workplace, losing a job, the COVID-19 Pandemic, burnout, being your own boss, workplace surveillance, mental health, COVID passports, social media, AI risks, the cyberspace, facial recognition, customer data, streaming services, Brexit, the NHS, and politics.
– Date Ethics
– Artificial Intelligence
– Cyber Security
– The Metaverse
Stephanie brings academic rigour, credibility, experience, and passion to all of her work, while her vibrant on-stage delivery has entertained audiences around the world. She is also a highly accomplished MC, panel moderator and facilitator, interviewer, and event host.
Some examples of corporate customers for who she has spoken, hosted events for, or moderated panels:
– Edinburgh Royal College of Physicians
– Roboinsights Conference
– Croatian Chamber of Commerce
– Futures Industry Association International Derivations Expo
– Vistage Scotland Executive Summit
– Chelt4Change Debate
– Foreign and Commonwealth Office
– How The Lights Get In Festival
– FaaCT Conference
– British Science Festival
Clients: 7 Bedford Row, the Alan Turing Institute, Avanade, BAE Systems, CERN, Citywire, the Data Lab, Fujitsu, IKEA, the Internet of Things Alliance Australia, KPMG, LEGO, Mayer Brown, Mishcon de Reya, the Royal Society, SOLACE, Vistage, the Vodafone Institute.