Dr Riam Kanso is the CEO of Conception X, after heading up student entrepreneurship at University College London Engineering since 2017. Riam has a DPhil in Neuroscience from Oxford University and has worked at the interface of academia and industry for the best part of 10 years. She has launched two companies, worked in med-tech and computational science, and taught entrepreneurship both at UCL and Cambridge. Conception X is now her full time mission. It has been set up as a not for profit with the aim of helping bright students solve global challenges.