The future of work

Thursday 30 June 2022

3:50 – 4:30 PM (BST)

Brian Elliott

Executive Leader @FutureForum, SVP @ Slack


Brian Elliott is the Executive Leader of Future Forum. He has spent three decades leading teams and building companies as a startup CEO, as a product leader at Google, and now at Slack where he is a Senior VP. Brian started his career at Boston Consulting Group, and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. His work has been published in Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and the Economist, and he is co-author of How The Future Works: Leading Flexible Teams to Do the Best Work of Their Lives. Brian is a proud father of two young men.

Thomas Urbye

CEO @ The Look


Thomas Urbye – CEO @ The Look

I am an entrepreneur & CEO of THE LOOK, one of the UK’s leading film and TV post production companies. The Look has delivered some of the world’s most prestigious TV series including titles such as Fleabag, Top Boy, Sex Education, Landscapers & Gangs of London.

I am an experienced business leader and media industry expert who galvanises employees through internal and external training and mentoring. Myself and the team at The Look also engage in community outreach and masterclasses with local colleges and universities.

I have worked as a senior colourist for fifteen years, working on many high-profile projects both here at The Look and previously at MPC Technicolor.

I have built close relationships with senior leaders across industry, from technology manufacturers to broadcasters such as Netflix and Amazon.

I am also involved in two other creative start-ups.