This site is part of the Informa Connect Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.


Dr. Poppy Crum
Neuroscientist, Technologist and Chief Scientist at Dolby Laboratories


Dr. Poppy Crum is highly regarded in both the technology sector and academic circles. She is an adjunct professor in computer research at Stanford University and the Chief Scientist at Dolby Laboratories, one of the world's leading innovators and developers of audio, imaging and voice technologies.

An advocate for the kind of technology that learns more about us as we use it, Dr. Crum works to create and promote a world where human beings use technology to enhance our human experiences and become more, and not less, human. 

She leverages deep understanding of both human behavior and technology, including personalized data, AI and machine learning, wearable technology, and augmented reality and virtual reality, to create innovating and game-changing consumer products.

Prior to joining Dolby, Dr. Crum spent nearly 6 years as a post-doctoral fellow and research faculty in biomedical engineering at John Hopkins. 

She is the recipient of multiple prestigious accolades, including the 2017 Consumer Technology Association's Technology and Standards Achievement Award for her work towards the introduction of over-the-counter hearing-aid devices. 

Agenda Sessions

  • How Personalized Data Will Change the Way We Experience the World—and Why Not to Fear It