eTail Europe 2017

20 - 22 June, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

+44 20.7368.9465

 Billie Whitehouse
Billie Whitehouse CEO Wearable X
Billie Whitehouse is the CEO, designer and director of Wearable X. Wearable X specializes in the combination of hardware, software and apparel for wearable technology products. Forbes recently compared Billie and her co-founder Ben Moir to Steve Jobs and Jerry Seinfeld. Known for her development of Nadi X and Fan Jersey recently presented at Super Bowl 50, Billie is invigorating the fashion industry and transforming it into a business focused on improving th equality of our lives.

Billie is an aesthetic specialist with a naturally inquisitive nature towards technology and innovation. As a garment engineer she strongly believes people should not have to look like the technology that they have grown to love and depend on. Billie’s designs are sharp, experimental, naturally confident and subtly feminine in appearance integrated with the latest technology.

Business Insider recently named Billie as one of the 30 most important women under 30 in tech and she was named in the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. The highlight for Billie in 2016 was winning The Wearable Award in Paris at Show Room Privé as well as being featured on the Jimmy Fallon Show.

Billie is a renowned keynote speaker with presentations stretching from the The New Yorker Tech Fest 2016, Fortune’s Elevate 2016, Belgium Fashion Congress 2015, Cannes Lions 2015/2016, Wired UK 2015, Conde Nast Digital Russia 2016, India Fashion Forum 2016 and many more.


Day 2: Digital Transformation - Wednesday, June 21st

9:35 AM KEYNOTE: The Application Of Wearables In Retail

As the Co-founder & CEO of Wearable X, Business Insider recently named Billie as one of the 30 most important women under 30 in tech and she was named in the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. Why? Because she is determined that the future of wearables shouldn’t be about what they can do – but how they can make you feel. Billie outlines her vision of future wearable technology and it’s application in retail, namely designing for intimacy, entertainment and other areas usually disconnected from the wearable tech conversation. You won’t want to miss this exclusive talk that will challenge your view of what it means to mash up technology and creativity. 

What does wearable tech look like today?
How this can change the face of retail?
How do we design for touch in a digital age?