Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino is a consultant, entrepreneur with a design background and international public speaker based in London.
Photo credit: Tom Coates
With a background in industrial and interaction design, she was the first UK distributor of the Arduino
and is the founder of the Good Night Lamp
which is in the permanent collection of the London Design Museum. Two of her projects are also part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and she has exhibited work at the the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Dublin Science Gallery, the Vienna Technical Museum and the Stephen Lawrence Gallery.
She has been organising the London Internet of Things Meetup since 2011 and its now the 2nd largest meetup in the world on this topic.
She works with a variety of clients on a variety of different projects (see her list of services) and is also a technical and business assessor for UK & European funding agencies.
She was part of the Mozilla Leadership Network Advisory Group, is on the advistory board of the Virt-EU project. She is also an informal advisor to many internet of things startups and communities around the world.
She was named 1st in a list of 100 Internet of Things Influencers (Postscapes, 2016), 2nd in Top 100 Internet of Things Thought Leaders (Onalytica, 2014) and in the Top 100 Influencial Tech Women on Twitter (Business Insider, 2014). She’s been included in the longlist of Computer Weekly’s Most Influential Women in Tech in the UK (2017 & 2018
Find her on Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram.
Full bio for print here.