Bee Hayes-Thakore

Senior Director, Marketing and Partnerships, Kigen

Bee Hayes-Thakore

Speaker Bio

Bee leads marketing and partnerships at Kigen, nurturing collaborative business initiatives with the fastest growing partners in advanced connectivity and security, helping businesses think differently about the possibilities of tomorrow.


Prior to Kigen, Bee brings a mix of entrepreneurial and corporate experience scaling products from concept to commercial roll-out for companies such as Arm, Raspberry Pi, NASA, LEGO, AIRBUS, X PRIZE and Shell. She has a continued interest in connected social impact having supported Arm’s Vision 2030 sustainability partners. Bee was recognized for her work as IET and WES engineer of the year 2008, MT and Sunday Times 35 under 35 and UK’s Top 5 IoT Technologies  of 2017. 


Bee holds a Masters of Engineering from University of Bath and Master in Management from International Space University.