Laurence Kemball-Cook

Pavegen Systems Ltd.

Founder & CEO



Laurence is CEO and Founder of Pavegen Systems – a clean-technology company that generate electricity from footsteps. Since inception in 2009, Pavegen have successfully installed over 100 projects in 30 countries, with global brands including: Coca-Cola, Shell, Adidas, Schneider Electric, Lexus, and Westfield.


Winner of over 20 awards, including International Businessman of the Year at the PEA Awards 2013, Laurence is a renowned thought leader and worldwide speaker on entrepreneurship and innovation.


He is acclaimed by The Guardian for “shifting perceptions of renewable energy.”  Having spoken at more TED talks than any other technology company, Laurence’s TEDxBerlin presentation was featured among TED’s top talks on envisioning cities of the future and changing attitudes to fossil fuels. More recent speaking engagements include the United Nations General Assembly and a keynote alongside Apple Founder Steve Wozniak at DMZ 2.0, Korea.

Laurence enjoys competing in triathlons in his free time, and tweets @LaurenceKC.

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