Voted one of Europe’s most trailblazing women in digital, Shivvy Jervis is an award-winning Innovation Futurist, Advisor and Broadcaster.
TED Global commend Shivvy as having “a remarkable ability to analyse the socio-economic impact of new technologies”, the World Economic Forum cite her as “a thought leader beyond compare” and Britain’s former Digital Minister finds Jervis to be “a true expert”.
Shivvy Jervis’ research, keynote speeches and broadcasts have garnered an astonishing 22 pieces of industry recognition. This includes a national Outstanding Achiever award, being nominated a ‘Woman of the Year’ by public vote and named one of Britain’s 10 most influential South Asian women. Shivvy has also been the youngest recipient worldwide of a prestigious academic fellowship.
A seasoned broadcaster, Shivvy currently discusses hot-button industry themes on the NextTech Insider series, hosts live debate broadcasts Ringside Sessions and is fronting a bold new documentary. She is well-known as the former creator of video series’ Digital Futures and The Trailblazers which drew a 12 million+ viewership. Both were backed by the world’s third largest telco, for whom Shivvy was also Head of Digital for many years.
She contributes as an independent expert to IBM’s Global C-Suite Study Advisory Board and is called on extensively by organisations to make sense of the dizzying pace of innovation and identify which advances are best suited to their needs.
She is currently authoring ‘Future, Now’, an ambitious book for which she is scouring the globe for the most powerful advances and people meaningfully shaping the next decade.
Shivvy is equally at home headlining an event, presenting a high-profile broadcast or chairing a demanding agenda. Her speaking style has been called ‘deeply persuasive’, ‘instantly relatable’ and above all, ‘uncompromisingly passionate’. She demystifies some of the most complex technological concepts that will radically reshape sectors, industries and ultimately our day-to-day lives. She champions the notion of ‘tech-for-good’ and the role of digital as a catalyst and driver of meaningful value. As a former business journalist, she has a sharp sense for not only what is newsworthy, but critically what will make headlines in the future.