Somi Arian

Founder & CEO of Smart Cookie Media & InPeak, Host of the Somi Arian Podcast, Award Winning Filmmaker & Author

  • Tech Philosopher
  • LinkedIn Top Voice
  • Speaker

Discover Somi Arian’s biography of published work below.

Career Fear (And How to Beat It) Book Cover
Career Fear (And How To Beat It)

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

Emerging Technologies
What is De-Fi and Why Should You Care?
The future of Democracy
The future of the world with Blockchain technology
Why We Need Women in the Top Tier of Business
Women: Present, Past and Future
How Technology is the Key to Elevate Women’s Socioeconomic Status
The Gender Data Gap
Preparing the Workforce for the Age of Artificial Intelligence by developing (Human) Skills
Recruiting and Retaining Millennials and Gen Z
Defining Purpose in the Age of Technology
Thought Leadership and Employer Branding
Intergenerational Differences in the Workplace
Using Technology to Drive Diversity and Inclusivity
The Millennial Mindset: What Drives Consumer Behaviour in the Digital Native Generation
Automation, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of Marketing
Building Brand Perception In The Digital Age
The Role of Purpose in the Future of Marketing

Somi Arian is a renowned tech philosopher, entrepreneur, and filmmaker, with a keen focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and its implications for the future of work, business, Web3, and asset management. Her innovative perspective and deep understanding of AI make her an exceptional choice as a keynote speaker, particularly for organisations aiming to navigate the complexities of technological evolution. Describing herself as a ‘Transition Architect,’ Somi is dedicated to developing frameworks that address the intersection of human and technological advancements.

Somi’s career is marked by her commitment to exploring and explaining the profound impacts of AI on various sectors. Her master’s degree in political philosophy has provided her with a robust foundation to analyse and interpret technological trends and their societal implications. As the founder of Smart Cookie Media, Somi has enabled established brands to remain relevant in the rapidly changing digital landscape. Her directorial work in the award-winning documentary, “The Millennial Disruption,” underscores her ability to communicate complex ideas about technology’s role in contemporary society. Her role as an Opinion Columnist for CEO World Magazine and her authorship of “Career Fear (And How to Beat It)” further highlight her thought leadership in the tech space.

Through these platforms, she shares her insights on the future of work and how individuals and organisations can thrive amidst digital disruption. Her podcast, the Somi Arian Podcast, is another avenue where she engages with industry leaders to discuss technological advancements and their broad impacts. Somi’s expertise is not just theoretical; she is also the Founder and CEO of InPeak, an organisation designed to foster learning, networking, and growth through educational masterclasses. This venture reflects her commitment to equipping professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a tech-driven world.

As a speaker, Somi Arian is known for her dynamic and engaging presentations. Her speeches are a blend of theoretical insights and practical advice, ensuring that her audience walks away with actionable strategies. She has delivered talks and workshops to prestigious organisations such as the BBC, Marie Claire, Amazon, and HSBC, consistently receiving praise for her insightful, energetic, and empowering delivery. Somi Arian’s extensive background in AI, her ability to communicate complex concepts effectively, and her practical approach to technological challenges make her an invaluable keynote speaker. Her contributions help organisations to understand and prepare for the future, making her a highly sought-after expert in the field.

Official Testimonials

Somi Arian is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

”Somi’s session was really insightful and covered a lot of ground in a short amount of time. All in all though a great session, and we would definitely have her back.”

Shaun, Conference Producer, Haymarket Media Group

”Overall great content, nice that she has a book to pair with it. We are grateful that we were able to make this work given such short notice.”

Monika, Director of Tech Leadership Development, AIM Institute

”Very few people are able to beat the quality of content and quality of production that Somi does.”

India, Marketing Administrator, The Recruitment Events Co

“Somi is a real pleasure to work with. The effort that she put into her content really showed. The talk was extremely engaging and insightful; I thoroughly liked the fact that a good mix of theory and actionable tips and tricks were presented. We had great feedback from our clients who attended and I hope to work with Somi again in the future.”

Perri, Meltwater Media Intelligence

“Somi spoke about how best to empower millennial employees, by giving them autonomy and space to innovate. It resounded well with our audience of senior female technologists, in our firm, fully delegating the responsibility to accomplish the task is how we do business.”

Hilary, Morgan Stanley

“Somi had a lot of interesting and thought-provoking things to say – both in regards to tech disruption and human response. We loved having her there to broaden the conversation about CX on the panel as well.”

Shammah, Chief Disruptor Live

“Somi delivered great value to a panel we hosted on the influencer marketing space and was great at communicating her thoughts to a wide-ranging audience in a manner that everyone could understand key points.”

Patrick, Open Influence

“Somi’s keynote on the Millennial Disruption had a very high score regarding her knowledge of content, presentation ability, and audience participation. Her talk met the audience’s high expectations and professional interests.”

Flaminia, Conference & delegate manager, Richmond Italy

“We have received some wonderful feedback, thank you for contributing to the success of this year’s event. Your session was greatly appreciated and truly valuable for those in attendance”

Amy, Senior Conference Producer, American Lawyer Media LLC

To enquire about Somi Arian for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via or call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553.