Dr Julia Shaw, University College London psychological scientist, is an expert in the areas of memory and artificial intelligence, criminal psychology, and workplace diversity. The co-founder of the start-up Spot, she empowers organisations to build more inclusive work environments. Julia Shaw is also an expert in legal cases, especially those with historical allegations.
Born in Germany, Julia Shaw grew up in Canada. She received her doctorate in legal psychology and went on to become a researcher in the areas of memory, AI, and legal psychology at University London College.
As co-founder of the memory science and artificial intelligence start-up Spot, Julia Shaw helps employees report discrimination and workplace harassment. Her commitment focuses on the building of more respectful and inclusive working environments.
Julia Shaw often sees her work appearing on television, radio, online and print. She regularly contributes to Psychology Today and Scientific American.
Her first book, “The Memory Illusion”, was an international bestseller translated into twenty languages. Her second effort, “Evil: The Science Behind Humanity’s Dark Side”, was a 2019 international bestseller.
As a keynote speaker, Julia Shaw captivates audiences across the globe. She regularly presents on topics that tackle workplace harassment, memory hacking, and AI. Her truly inspiring keynotes change perceptions on memories and the dark side of humanity.
Julia Shaw lives in the UK and presents in both English and German.