Microsoft has announced that British professor and researcher Stephen Hawking will be a headline speaker at the company’s upcoming Future Decoded 2016 event at the Excel, London on November 1. Over two days, the event will focus on helping business executives and IT professionals understand what it means for companies to transform in digital businesses.
For those unfamiliar, Stephen Hawking is a renowned researcher who has worked on the basic laws which govern the universe. A Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge, Hawking has also written many books and has over a dozen honorary degrees. Other keynote speakers on the event’s opening day will include Chris Bishop, Chief Research Scientist at Microsoft Research in Cambridge and Martine Wright, Paralympic athlete and survivor of the 7/7 terrorist attacks.
Registration for Future Decoded 2016 is already open and you can get your tickets over here. If you live in the UK, let us know in the comments if you plan to attend the event.Further reading: digital transformation, Future Decoded, London, Microsoft