Catherine Phillips | Innovation Architect, Technology
Heathrow Airport Ltd

Catherine Phillips, Innovation Architect, Technology, Heathrow Airport Ltd

Before joining Heathrow, Catherine worked for the UK’s largest responsible business non-profit and developed the thought leadership report - Brave New World on how to ensure an inclusive digital revolution. Here she also produced the popular podcast, 'The Lens’, which hosted business leaders across the sphere of industry.  Catherine’s current role as an Innovation Technologist at Heathrow focusses on solving current business challenges and anticipating emerging issues. Shaping future strategies around technology by horizon scanning and building a strong Innovation Ecosystem. Over the past year Catherine has led work on COVID-19 testing. Influencing government, involving academic research, and trialling options within the airport which will have lasting impacts on the future of travel and the transport industry.

Appearances:



World Aviation Festival Day 2 @ 11:30

Biometrics and automation Panel: How will advances in digital identity and automation tech help us leverage seamless/touchless experiences that can ultimately enable a speedier recovery?

  • Overcoming the data and privacy issue – Is this the number 1 barrier to achieving seamless travel and if so, how do we overcome it?
  • How far away are we from the implementation of self-sovereign identity for air travel?
  • Following the pandemic what is the new level of automation expected at the airport and how can we cope with higher passenger numbers and more complexity layered on?
  • How close are we to creating an effective ecosystem that incorporates all stakeholders or will this be solved by a big tech company taking over the end-to-end experience?
  • What kinds of opportunities beyond security could the future of biometrics hold and what are the challenges of integrating digital wallets in to the mix?
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