Top Influencers: 7 UK Emeritus Professor’s To Follow in 2022

2 years ago

Emeritus Professor play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Emeritus Professor role. We have selected these Emeritus Professor’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Emeritus Professor’s. The list is in no particular order!

Professor Sir Marc Feldmann

Emeritus Professor @ Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology

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Patrick Barwise

Emeritus Professor of Management & Marketing @ London Business School

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Professor Patrick Barwise is an expert on marketing and media – specialising in brands; advertising; customer focus; media trends; and broadcasting policy. His research interests include customer-focused strategy and execution; using customer insights to improve business performance; and marketing leadership. His next book, The 12 Powers of a Marketing Leader, coauthored with former McKinsey partner Thomas Barta, will be published by McGraw-Hill in September 2016. Outside of London Business School, Professor Barwise is a Visiting Senior Fellow, at the London School of Economics; an experienced conference speaker, consultant and expert witness; and an advisory board member of two successful start-ups: Research Now (online fieldwork) and Verve (online brand communities); and former Chairman of the UK’s leading consumer organisation. Prior to his appointment to London Business School, he was involved in sales and marketing with IBM, the Austin-Hall Group and Graphic Systems International. Learn more about Patrick Barwise on Crunchbase…

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Michael Mctear

Emeritus Professor @ Ulster University

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Michael McTear is an Emeritus Professor at Ulster University with a special interest in spoken language technologies. He has been researching in the field of spoken dialogue systems for more than 20 years and is the author of several books, including Spoken Dialogue Technology: Toward The Conversational User Interface (Springer, 2004), Spoken Dialogue Systems (Morgan and Claypool, 2010), with Kristiina Jokinen, and The Conversational Interface: Talking to Smart Devices (Springer, 2016), with Zoraida Callejas and David Griol. Learn more about Michael Mctear on Crunchbase…

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Stephen Heppell

Emeritus Professor Chair in New Learning Environments @ Anglia Ruskin University

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Stephen is the CEO of He is also Professor of The Felipe Segovia Chair of Learning Innovation at Universidad Camilo José Cela, Madrid, and Professor and Chair in New Media Environments at the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, Bournemouth University. He is also Emeritus Professor and Chair in New Learning Environments at Anglia Ruskin University, and Executive chairman at Learning Possibilities+ Stephen’s “eyes on the horizon, feet on the ground” approach, coupled with a vast portfolio of effective large scale projects over three decades, have established him internationally as a widely and fondly recognized leader in the fields of learning, new media and technology. Formerly a school teacher, Stephen has worked, and is working, with governments around the world, with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies, with schools and communities, with his PhD students and with many influential trusts and organizations. Learn more about Stephen Heppell on Crunchbase…

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Richard Sambrook

Emeritus Professor @ Cardiff University

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Michael McTear

Emeritus Professor @ Ulster University

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Tim Unwin

Emeritus Professor @ Royal Holloway, University of London

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Professor Tim Unwin is Emeritus Professor of Geography (since 2011) and Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair in ICT4D (since 2007) at Royal Holloway, University of London, and Honorary Professor at Lanzhou University in China. He was Secretary General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) from 2011-2015, and was Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission from 2009-2014. He serves on the UK Department for International Development’s Digital Advisory Panel, and the UN University – Computing and Society International Advisory Board. In 2018-19 he led the co-ordination of 21 UN agencies on behalf of UNESCO and UNICEF to develop a system-wide strategy on the future of education and learning for the UN’s High Level Committee on Programmes. His influential edited book Information and Communication Technologies for Development, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2009, and his latest book Reclaiming ICT4D was published by Oxford University Press in 2017. Most of his research and writing currently focuses on theinequalities caused by ICTs and what needs to be done to ensure that the poorest and most marginalised people can benefit from them. He is a member of the £20m UKRI GCRF South-South Migration Hub (2019-23) undertaking research on the use of digital technologies by migrants, Co-Founder of TEQtogether (an initiativeto change men’s attitudes and behaviours towards women and technology), and is also well-known for his research on the history and geography of wine. He was appointed a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St George (CMG) in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list in 2016 for his services to the Commonwealth. Learn more about Tim Unwin on Crunchbase…

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