Priya Lakhani

Founder and CEO, CENTURY Tech

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

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.

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.



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