Martha Lane Fox

Co-founder of lastminute.com, UK Digital Champion, Non-executive Director of Marks and Spencer

Speaker Fee Range: $50,000 - $100,000 USD

Travels From: London, UK

Martha Lane Fox is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

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    Martha Lane Fox

    Co-founder of lastminute.com, UK Digital Champion, Non-executive Director of Marks and Spencer

    Speaker Fee Range: $50,000 - $100,000 USD

    Travels From: London, UK

    Martha Lane Fox is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

    BOOK Martha Lane Fox AS A SPEAKER

    Some e-commerce success stories end in mansions or tropical islands. Martha Lane Fox’s took her to the House of Lords. A tireless advocate for digital literacy and equitable access to technology, Lane Fox has helped shape the UK’s digital age. Events dedicated to our digital future place Lane Fox’s stirring keynote addresses at the centre of their programmes.

    Martha Lane Fox Speaker Biography

    E-commerce pioneer, champion of ethical technology use, and captivating public speaker, Martha Lane Fox is a digital-age hero. In her many engagements as a digital transformation speaker, Martha Lane Fox shares an insider’s view of technology’s democratic promise.

    While working as a media and telecoms consultant, Lane Fox identified a need for easy, efficient online travel shopping. Along with colleague Brent Hoberman, Lane Fox founded Last Minute, a ground-breaking site that attracted 500,000 users within 18 months.

    Lane Fox guided Last Minute through the dotcom bubble and its aftermath before stepping down as managing director in 2003. Named the UK’s Digital Champion in 2009, Lane Fox helped create the Government Digital Service. She also led a national campaign to increase digital literacy across the UK and served on the Joint Committee on National Security Strategy.

    For her achievements, Lane Fox was created a Life Peer in 2013. As the youngest female member of the House of Lords, she continued to advocate for broader access to digital technologies. In 2016, she founded Doteveryone, a think tank dedicated to advancing digital technology for the public good.

    Also in 2016, Lane Fox was appointed Chancellor of The Open University, the UK’s largest research university for undergraduates. She sits on the boards of Twitter, Marks & Spencer, and Channel 4. She founded the grant-making trust Antigone in 2007 to help fund UK charities, and supports the legal-action charity Reprieve.

    At the prestigious Drum Awards for Digital Industries in 2019, Lane Fox was named the most influential woman in the UK’s digital sector over the previous quarter century.

    Martha Lane Fox Keynote Topics

    Has the digital world had a mid-life crisis? What can we do to fix it? Martha Lane-Fox, one of the pioneers of the dot.com revolution looks at the next steps in this fast pace, ever evolving world.

    And we need it now, says Martha Lane Fox, founder and executive chair of DOTeveryone. It's not just about technology, though – it's about how we must tackle, head-on, the biggest changes and challenges that are right around the corner.

    25 years of the internet, so how's it going? Martha takes us on a roller coaster tour of the internet, from the 'glory' days of dial up, the boom of Lastminute.com to the lows of two crashes - first the stock market, then a car crash that left her in hospital for two years changing her perspective on life and seeing the internet not as a fuel for economic growth but as something much more personal to survive.

    She shares her experiences as UK's digital champion, explaining the importance of getting people online - as well as the lack of Government support, with more 'sexy stuff' on the agenda. She reflects on 25 years feeling 'muted' with where the internet has ended up - the same old power players, lack of female representation and a complete lack of privacy where personal data really isn't personal at all.

    Martha Lane Fox Speaking Videos

    Martha Lane Fox - We Need a Movement For Responsible Technology
    Martha Lane Fox - The digital world is having a mid-life crisis

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