Sinead Bovell is a futurist and the founder of WAYE, an organization that helps prepare the next generation of business leaders for a world radically transformed by technology with a focus on non-traditional and minority markets. She is an eight-time United Nations speaker, an experienced host, and certified in AI ethics from MIT.
Bovell founded WAYE (Weekly Advice for Young Entrepreneurs) in 2018. Every day, over 10,000 Millennials and Gen Zs tune into Bovell’s platforms to hear her take on technology and the future, and in particular her future forecasts on the ethical challenges of emerging technologies. To date, she has educated over 200,000 young entrepreneurs on the future of technology. She also serves as a strategic advisor on digital inclusion to the United Nations International Telecommunication Union.
Dubbed the AI Educator for the “non-nerds” by Vogue and one of Refinery 29’s “Top Ten Black Women Changing the Game”, Bovell has given formal addresses to presidents, royalty, and Fortune 500 leaders on topics ranging from cybersecurity to artificial intelligence. She also hosted WIRED magazine’s hit YouTube series, “What We Will know” and gave a TEDx Talk on the ethics of avatars in 2022.
Bovell received her MBA from the University of Toronto. Prior to founding WAYE, she worked as a management consultant for A.T. Kearney and was a tech contributor for several publications, including The Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail.