About Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

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Alexandra is an internet of things author, consultant, public speaker and entrepreneur with a background in industrial and interaction design.

She wrote ‘Smarter Homes: how technology will change your home life’ (Apress, 2018) 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. Her projects are also part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

She has been organising the London Internet of Things Meetup since 2011. 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 & 2019).

Her clients have included ING Labs Bulb, The Wellcome Trust, Victoria & Albert Museum, P&G, Connected Digital Economy Catapult, Danish Ministry of Urban & Rural Affairs, BBC R&D, Nokia, American Express, BT, EDF, BFI, British Gas, Mozilla Foundation, Wired, Evening Standard, Arup, National Geographic,Y&R, Dare Digital, Hyper Happen, W+K.

Find her on TwitterLinkedin, Instagram. Download her cv (pdf)