Dr. Larissa Suzuki is an award-winning and passionate computer scientist, inventor, and engineer. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Associate Fellow of the UK Higher Academy of Education, and holds a PhD in Computer Science, an MPhil in Electrical Engineering and a BSc in Computer Science. Her professional career includes +10 years advancing many fields of computer science and engineering, including smart cities, data infrastructures, emerging technology, and computing applied to medicine and operations research. She has worked for many organizations, including UCL, ARUP, IBM, UK Government, Bank of Brazil. She is an Honorary Researcher at University College London and has worked for Local Government managing the development of technologies to support London’s growth and infrastructure delivery. A the age of 21, Larissa founded a software studio start up and throughout her career, she has received numerous awards, scholarships and recognition from MIT, Intel, Google, IBM, ACM, Microsoft Research, Siemens, Brazilian Computer Society, EPSRC, McKinsey & Company, among others. She has published several research papers in leading academic journals, books and conferences is a frequent Keynote, conference, panel and tutorial speaker (including a TEDx).