Piers Linney

Co-Founder of Implement AI & LinkedIn Top AI Voice

  • Co-Host of “The AI-Assisted Organisation” Podcast
  • Former Dragon on the BBC’s “Dragons’ Den” (Shark Tank)
  • Appeared on Channel 4’s “The Secret Millionaire”
  • Chairman & Co-Founder of 3D printed Atherton Bikes
  • Named as one of the Top 100 BAME Leaders in Tech by The Financial Times

When Piers Linney is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

The Fourth Industrial Revolution – from Human-First to AI-First
The Future of Work
Society, Economy & Business in the AI Era
Organisational Transformation with AI

Piers Linney is an extremely high-profile technology entrepreneur, investor, commentator and a ‘Top Artificial Intelligence Voice’ on LinkedIn.  He was first introduced to artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics as a Trustee of Nesta, the UK’s largest innovation foundation where research focused on the impact on the labour market. He has more recently focused his attention on the transformative potential of AI and its impact on the future of work and employment. As the Co-Founder of Implement AI, a next-generation technology partner for businesses, Piers helps organisations of all sizes understand and harness the power of AI to drive innovation, efficiency and growth. He is also the Co-Host of ‘The AI-assisted Organisation’ podcast and was a mainstage AI keynote at Tech Show London (2024) and at AI & Big Data World (2024). His keynote speeches on AI, business transformation, the fourth industrial revolution and the future of work provide audiences with a compelling vision of the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead, equipping them with the knowledge and strategies needed to thrive in an increasingly tech-driven world.

Piers is very well-known as a former Dragon on the BBC “Dragons’ Den” (known as “Shark Tank” in the USA) where he invested in Wonderbly, which became the most successful investment in the show’s history, generating a 43x return upon its sale in 2021. Piers’s profile and background in technology make him a sought-after speaker on topics such as innovation, the future of work, AI, the fourth industrial revolution, innovation and business transformation. Piers is also renowned as the Co-Founder and Chairman of Atherton Bikes, a cutting-edge mountain bike brand launched in collaboration with the 8x World Championship-winning Atherton siblings. Atherton Bikes uses titanium-based additive manufacturing (3D printing) techniques to create bikes that won 1st and 2nd at the Word Championship in 2023.

Piers’ diverse background, which includes roles as a qualified solicitor, investment banker and fund manager, provides him with a unique perspective on business. He has also shared his expertise as a Board Member of TechUK and a founding Board Member of The UK Cloud Industry Forum. Piers was also formerly a Non-Executive Director of the government-owned British Business Bank, working in the role during the roll-out of the £90bn in Covid support funding.

Now highly sought after as an AI keynote speaker, Piers captivates audiences with his engaging storytelling, practical insights, AI expertise and infectious passion for technology and innovation. With his expertise in AI stemming from his multifaceted background, Piers expertly conveys the transformative potential of artificial intelligence in business – equipping his audiences with the knowledge they need to thrive in a tech-driven world. When looking for a passionate and informative artificial intelligence speaker, don’t hesitate to hire Piers Linney.

In October 2023, we sat down virtually with Piers Linney and discussed how AI can be best utilised by businesses and how it can lead to accelerated cyber crimes. Watch our exclusive interview with Piers Linney.

Official Testimonials

Piers Linney is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

“Piers was invited to speak at our conference. The focus of his content was AI, providing an overview of its current capabilities and how they might evolve over the next few years. The subject area was incredibly current for our business, uncovering a thirst for more insight across the audience. Piers had a deep knowledge of AI, answering surprisingly advanced questions with ease, his delivery was engaging and held the audience right to the end.”

Adrian, CEO, Taylor Rose MW

“Piers has had the biggest impact of any speaker that we have hosted in the 3 years since we have been running events…Super-efficient and easy to work with in organising, I wouldn’t hesitate in working with Piers again.”

Virgin StartUp

“We invited Piers to talk to our colleagues about diversity and its importance in business at our first ever digital internal conference. We’re at the start of our journey when it comes to talking about race and ethnic diversity in the workplace and Piers pitched his session perfectly for our colleagues. His session was informative, insightful and inspiring and garnered fantastic engagement and feedback from colleagues, with several describing it as the best presentation they’ve seen during their time with the business. We’d have Piers back again in a heartbeat, on any one of the wide variety of subjects on which he’s an expert!”

Lauren, The Very Group

“Offered a unique insight into the topics discussed based on his own experiences, and his genuine understanding of capital markets.”

Thomson Reuters

“A quick note to say thank you for speaking at our event this week. The customer feedback has been fantastic and your in conversation session with Michael was excellent. Really insightful, thought provoking and injected a real buzz into the room!”

Neil, NatWest

 “An amazing person and speaker. So popular that we ran out of headphones and space on our exhibition stand! It was an incredible sight.”

Sage (UK) Ltd

To enquire about Piers Linney for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via agent@ai-speakers-agency.com or call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553.