Fani Sazaklidou is an Executive Creative and Brand Director and has been leading Design, UX, Brand and Innovation teams for some of the biggest names in the media tech industries such as Sony PlayStation, BBC and YouView. She creates engaging products, platforms, user experiences and brands on multiple platforms. Fani holds several patents for her innovation work at Playstation. She currently works with a number of Accelerators to mentor tech start-ups in the UK.
Her work has been nominated and won an array of international awards for quality and innovation (BAFTA, BIMA etc). In 2017, she was named one of UK’s Top 50 Most Influential People in the Video Content Industry and was nominated for two popular ‘People’s Choice’ Awards. She has been a member of the Government Policy Advisory Group for the Future of Innovation in Television Technology. She is a BAFTA Awards Jury member and a BAFTA mentor for disadvantaged children.
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