Vic Grout is Professor of Computing Futures at Wrexham Glyndŵr University; previously Professor of Network Algorithms, Head of Computing, Associate Dean & Director of the Centre for Applied Internet Research. He serves on the National Committee of the Council of Professors & Heads of Computing, as Chair of CPHC Wales, & the British Computer Society Information Privacy Expert Panel & Information Security Specialist Group Committee. He is a European Commission Horizon 2020 Expert & Ethics consultant.
Vic has worked in senior positions in academia & industry for nearly 30 years and published over 300 research papers, patents & books. His research covers several areas of computational mathematics & artificial intelligence, including large-scale problems in Internet design, modelling, simulation, management & control. He is an experienced futurologist, with a particular focus on the ethical & moral dimensions of technological evolution: big data, big connectivity & Internet of Things.