Samantha Payne is rapidly becoming one of the world’s most sought-after inspirational keynote speakers, and she’s not yet 30.
In 2018, she was named best speaker by the Financial Times for a talk she gave in Berlin at the World Leaders Forum, then in 2019, she was rated the best speaker at OOP in Germany, the largest software conference in Europe.
She was the “warm up act” for President Barack Obama at Bits & Pretzels in 2019 and has spoken at events such as the Ambrosetti Forum alongside Hilary Clinton and large corporate conferences for JP Morgan, Google, Siemens, Facebook, Accenture, PA consulting and Capgemini. She has also spoken at The White House and for WPP.
Samantha speaks at tech conferences all over the world including OOP conference in Germany (as mentioned above), Geek Picnic Technology Conference in Russia, GoTechWorld in Romania, UKTI Brazil Women in Technology, Smart Nation Singapore, (MiT) France, and USA to name just a few.
Keynote Speaking & Panel Discussions - Blurring Science Fiction & Reality: The Future of Bionics
Samantha Payne presents on robotics, innovation, start-ups, collaborating with Disney, bionics, raising venture capital, user-focused product development, co-design and how to build something that is truly life-changing for the recipient.
A captivating and inspiring speaker, Samantha discussed how she started an industry-leading and game-changing bionics company at the tender age of 23 and without an an engineering degree or any cash, having grown up on a council estate.
The main focus of her emotionally-charged keynote speeches is on the development of technology and how tech enables young amputees to see themselves as their own super heroes. And she talks about her collaborations with Disney and Marvel which have enabled her to accomplish this goal, and it’s a very heart warming story.