Johnny has a background in academic publishing, digital business and the arts in Europe, Middle East and China. He is a conference and art exhibitions producer and director of the consultancy Media Symposia.
In addition to co-directing the Science & Human Dimension Project in Cambridge, he is working with an arts foundation to develop a new arts residency in the Middle East, curating a series of events on AI and creativity with a London museum, and working with a high profile light artist on an upcoming UK exhibition.
Johnny is a former director of the Rustat Conferences, convening high level forums and producing reports for leaders from government, industry and research, based at Jesus College in the University of Cambridge, where is a Senior Research Associate. Johnny Cornwell is a graduate of University College London (French and Spanish), University of Cambridge (Economics), and Imperial College London (MBA).