Interaction designer, product designer & entrpreneur
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino is an interaction designer, product designer, entrepreneur based in London.
She was named 1st in a list of 100 Internet of Things Influencers (Postscapes, 2016), 2nd in Top 100 Internet of Things Thought Leaders (Onalytica, 2014) and in the Top 100 Influencial Tech Women on Twitter (Business Insider, 2014), Smith & Williamson Power 100 (2017).
She is the Director of designswarm a strategic consultancy focusing on the internet of things. Some of her clients include BBC R&D, P&G, British Gas, EDF R&D and Nominet, British Telecom and others.
She has been running the London Internet of Things meetup since 2011, the second largest meetup on that topic in the world.
Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the London Design Museum and galleries around the world.
Start ups in the iot space suffer from financing challenges, lack of access to skills, and immense commercial pressures. These are shared by many digital led industries.
This talk will focus on the the open iot mark and it’s impact on good decision making for any design business.