Professor Karen Cham

Professor Karen Cham

Digital Transformation Design Consultant, University of Brighton

Karen Cham is Professor of Digital Transformation Design at the University of Brighton and leads ‘Connected Futures’ research including ‘DRIVA’, a £1.3m data innovation project with Gatwick Airport and the Digital Catapult Centres £1.2m ‘5G Brighton’ testbed, as part of the UK Governments 5G Strategy. She has 25 years experience in user centred design for Next Gen digital, including products & services; production methods; business, management & migration models & transformational strategies and is now a UK Govt advisor and an internationally recognised expert in human machine convergence. Clients have included PlayStation, Diesel, ITV, Which?, Top Shop & EY. Her current research concerns cognitive computing and valuable singularities in IoT, robotics and immersive environments.