Leaders & Innovation

Accelerating change: how digital technology can speed up the electric cars revolution

Organised by: Somo

A must-attend event for those looking to shape their digital strategy and explore digital opportunities within the electric vehicles sector.

With the UK government taking an ambitious stance and bringing forward the deadline to ban sales of new fossil fuel vehicles from 2030, there’s not a lot of time left to take action.

Accelerating the rollout of electric cars across the British roads is a Herculean effort, but there’s a number of ways in which digital technology can help tip the balance and ensure both manufacturers, infrastructure suppliers, and consumers are ready for the shift.

So, as part of this year’s London Tech Week, we’re bringing together the industry’s leading experts to talk about the role of digital, and how it can help break the barriers, solve infrastructure and customer adoption challenges, and ensure the industry can seamlessly drive into the (electrifying) future.

Join us on Tuesday 21st September for a morning filled with action-triggering insights. 

The webinar is set to start at 9:15 am with a presentation from Somo’s Chief Growth Officer, Rebecca Crook, who will share our exclusive consumer research findings and how digital fits in.

We'll then kick off our panel discussion led by Sunday Times' Transport Editor, Nicholas Hellen, providing you with a unique opportunity to hear directly from some of the world’s leading energy and automotive brands and pose your questions to them.


Meet our panel:

  • Chris Jackson (Centrica, Head of Fleet Partnerships) who works on enabling fleets in the UK to transition to EV at scale,

  • Graeme Cooper (National Grid, Head of Future Markets) who drives transport decarbonisation across the UK, 

  • Fiona Howarth (Octopus Electric Vehicles, CEO) who heads up Octopus Electric Vehicles and champions the transition to EVs,

Who should attend

This webinar is for senior marketing, digital, product, technology, customer experience and IT professionals working across the automotive, transport and energy/oil industries. 

It’s free to attend, but places are limited. Don’t miss your spot – sign up today with your business email address, and we’ll be in touch shortly to confirm your place and share everything you need to know before the event. 


Chris Jackson
Chris Jackson
Head of Fleet Partnerships at Centrica
Graeme Cooper
Graeme Cooper
Head of Future Markets at National Grid
Fiona Howarth
Fiona Howarth
CEO at Octopus Electric Vehicles
Rebecca Crook
Rebecca Crook
Chief Growth Officer at Somo

We are Somo.

We’re one of the fastest-growing digital product agencies, working with the world’s biggest brands and coolest start-ups to create innovative, award-winning customer experiences.

Since 2010, we’ve pioneered over 1,000 digital products for over 100 clients across a plethora of industries, including Audi, HSBC, De Beers, Virgin Media, Volkswagen Group, Lloyds Banking Group, Vodafone, and many more. 

We have a team of over 250 T-shaped experts spread across the globe in three different continents and five different cities – London, Bristol, Washington D.C., Charleston SC, and Medellín. We specialise in technical engineering, user experience, design, strategy, product management and delivery, building digital products at a global scale and with a truly global mindset.

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