Lisa Talia Moretti is an award-winning digital sociologist, strategist and tech ethics activist based in London. She currently holds the position of Head of User Research at Methods, a consultancy in the UK working with Her Majesty’s Government on the digital transformation of public services. For more than a decade, Lisa has studied and written about the relationship between technology, information and society. During this time, Lisa has also presented keynotes and run workshops to audiences from a wide range of business backgrounds on the impact, opportunities and challenges of emerging technologies. Passionate about diversity in all its forms, Lisa believes that the key to unlocking the true value of advanced technologies lies in making them democratic and accessible for the many, not the few.
Lisa is an Associate Lecturer in the Institute of Management Studies at Goldsmiths (University of London) and a Visiting Lecturer at Cardiff University in the School of Journalism, PR and Cultural Studies. Her teaching area of expertise is Digital Research Methods, Design Thinking, Campaign Analytics and Brand Strategy. Lisa’s research projects with Goldsmiths and King’s College have seen her collaborate with To Play For, ipsoft, Adobe, Mindshare and Rackspace. Her research covers a range of technologies including AI, chatbots, VR and AR, and wearable technology and has gained international coverage with Wired, CNN, BBC, Fast Company, Campaign, Techcrunch, Forbes and others.
Lisa is a member of the AI Council for BIMA as well as a taskforce member for the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Blockchain Cities. Her TEDx talk on ‘Technology is not a product, it’s a system’ is available for viewing on YouTube.