Mat Collishaw is a key figure in the important generation of British artists who emerged from Goldsmith’s College in the late 1980s. He participated in Freeze (1988) and since his first solo exhibition in 1990 has exhibited widely internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include Galleria Borghese, Rome (2014); Bass Museum of Art, Miami (2013); Pino Pascali Museum, Bari (2013); Arter, Istanbul (2013) and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (2010).
Justin Cooke is founder and CEO of Tunepics, the world’s first multi-sensory social network. It allows users to feature a song with every picture that they share, perfectly capturing the emotions behind the moments in their lives. The launch of Tunepics was preceded by the founding of innovate 7 in September 2013; a new business model built around creating technology, merging emotional intelligence and design-led strategy to transform and evolve global brands.
Formerly CMO at TOPSHOP and TOPMAN Worldwide and VP of PR at Burberry, Justin has extensive experience working with some of the biggest companies in the world, helping them to embrace modern thinking, integrate technology and shape emotive experiences that create a deep connection with the public.
As a public speaker, he has given talks all over the world at companies like Google, Virgin, Nike, Facebook and media conferences like The Guardian, New York Times, Cannes Lions and many more. Cooke is also an advisory board member to a number of FTSE100 brands and start up companies, as well as on the Digital Advisory Boards of the Natural History Museum and Chelsea Football Club.
Chris Milk is an American music video director, photographer and multimedia artist. He has directed videos for Kanye West, U2, Green Day, Courtney Love, Audioslave, Modest Mouse, Gnarls Barkley and Arcade Fire.
In recent years, Milk has focussed on creating innovative cross-media works that enhance methods of emotional storytelling. These include The Johnny Cash Project, and The Wilderness Downtown and Summer Into Dust, both in collaboration with Arcade Fire.
This Exquisite Forest, an online piece created in collaboration with Aaron Koblin, was shown at Tate Modern in 2012. Currently, his large-scale interactive triptych The Treachery of Sanctuary is touring as part of the Digital Revolution exhibition that took place at the Barbican this summer and travels to Stockholm from October.
Kerstin Mogull is Managing Director of Tate, a role she has held since January 2014. She was previously Director of Strategy at Clear Channel International and a member of the senior team at the BBC.
From 2000 Kerstin filled a number of senior roles at the BBC in the fields of policy, strategy, digital and operations. Between 2008 and 2012 she was Chief Operating Officer at BBC Future Media & Technology, where she delivered a range of online initiatives and global partnerships to bring creative and editorial content to audiences using new digital technologies.
As Deputy Director of Policy & Strategy Kerstin led the BBC’s overall strategy from 2005 to 2008, including the planning for iPlayer, the BBC’s groundbreaking catch-up service. She also played a leadership role on some of the Corporation’s most important capital projects. Kerstin has extensive international experience, having worked in continental Europe and the US before joining the BBC.