Matt Connolly / founder & ceo, Tällt Ventures and Sønr Global

Matt has worked across innovation for the past 15+ years.

In his early 20s he founded a digital innovation agency which worked with household brands around the world. It ultimately grew to become the UK’s #1 digital agency.

He subsequently went on to build, and invest in, a number of tech startups.

Recognising the need to help insurers better adapt and innovate, Matt founded Sønr, a market intelligence platform.

Sønr’s tracks data on millions of companies around the world and provides intelligence on market trends, competitor playbooks and disruptive tech companies globally. And it incorporates a suite of tools to help clients better source, manage and track innovation activity.

Sønr’s intelligence is used by leading insurance companies around the world including Bupa, BGL Group, Vitality and HUK-COBURG, to identify opportunities and succeed in today’s changing world.

Matt is a regular public speaker and enjoys meeting people who share his passion for new and ground-breaking ideas.