Priya Lakhani (OBE)

Founder & CEO, CENTURY Tech
Priya Lakhani, OBE is the Founder and CEO of CENTURY Tech, the award-winning Artificial Intelligence (AI) education technology company.

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In 2008, Priya left her career as a barrister to launch a FMCG business with products in nationwide supermarket chains and independent retailers. The company’s charitable arm provided millions of meals and 35,000 vaccinations to the underprivileged.

Priya was awarded Business Entrepreneur of the Year by the Chancellor in 2009 and Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2014. She has been a member of the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills’ Entrepreneurs’ Forum and in 2019 was appointed to the UK government’s AI Council. In 2019 she was named the Spectator’s Economic Innovator of the Year.

Priya has established herself as a thought leader in the areas of education and artificial intelligence. In 2018, Priya co-founded the Institute for Ethical Artificial Intelligence in Education.

Priya presents on BBC News as a commentator on world news, politics, business and technology on a bi-monthly basis.

"Your work’s mission is not a substitution for doing good. You have to do both."

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Fire Chat with Joanna Abeyie (MBE) and Priya Lakhani (OBE)

Priya Lakhani (OBE)
Founder & CEO, CENTURY Tech


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