Syd Lawrence: CEO & Co-Founder, The Bot Platform
Syd is the CEO of We Make Awesome Sh and The Bot Platform, he has over 14 years experience working with cutting edge technology at web design agencies, start-ups and tech companies such as Twilio. Seen by many as an influencer in the tech industry, Syd has been asked to speak around the world, from San Francisco to Sydney, at conferences such as Web Summit, Midem, ADE, Mip TV and Kings of Code. Syd is an editor at Chatbots Magazine and has been quoted by The Telegraph, The Guardian, WIRED and The Drum.
He’s worked with clients including Facebook, Samsung, Microsoft, Sony Records, Universal, Warner Music Group, Digicel and Greenpeace and his work has been featured by the likes of Apple, Facebook and Google as well as winning various industry awards.
Somehow, Syd has also found time to have some of his personal projects featured in the Tate Modern and the Barbican Museum. It’s for these reasons and many more that in 2014 Syd was inducted into the Hospital Club 100 as one of the most influential technology experts in the world.