– explain the resilience and tenacity edtech exports need to succeed and provide educational outcomes for learners globally;
– explore the expected growth, market share and ways to profitability within the demands of local education markets and assess the factors which challenge supply;
– identify the most significant emerging technologies, the prospects for edtech imports from other parts of the world and what fruitful partnerships look like in the edtech market in the UK and beyond.
You will also have a chance to talk to OhBot’s CTO, George Walker, with a live demo of OhBot, a wonderfully engaging robot head!
Rupert Barclay (MBA 86D) has been a strategic advisor for more than 30 years. He is currently the Managing Partner & Co-head of Education Practice at Cairneagle Associates. He has worked on strategy and M&A assignments in various industries for companies including L.E.K., Allied Domecq and Reuters. He specialises in corporate and business unit strategy in education and B2B business information. He is Chairman of Impact Healthcare REIT plc and Sanditon Investment Trust.
Sam Lecacheur joined Cairneagle in 2016 and leads strategy and commercial due diligence assignments in the education sector in the UK and internationally. His recent experience includes work in nurseries, schools, higher education, further education, English language learning, education publishing, and education technology. Before joining Cairneagle, Sam was Content Lead for an educational mobile app company. He is passionate about the potential for technology to improve educational outcomes, co-authoring the 2020 EdTechX Global Report.
Ohbot is used by more than 5,000 schools and individuals in the UK and around the world. It was a finalist in the awards for ICT Innovator of the year at the BETT show in London in 2016 and won a British Educational Suppliers Association ERA award in 2018. Ohbot is manufactured in the UK at Halliday’s Mill in Gloucestershire.