Marcus du Sautoy AI speaker
Marcus du Sautoy AI speaker

Marcus du Sautoy

One of the world’s leading science communicators

Speaker Themes

  • Cutting edge science
  • AI
  • AI and creativity
  • Human-machine interaction

Travels from

London, UK


A leading speaker on the topics of AI and scientific innovation, Marcus du Sautoy is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford, where he holds the prestigious Simonyi Chair for the Public Understanding of Science and is a Fellow of New College.

Marcus du Sautoy has received a number of awards for his work, including the London Mathematical Society’s Berwick Prize for outstanding mathematical research and the Royal Society of London’s Michael Faraday Prize for ‘excellence in communicating science’. He has been awarded an OBE for his services to science and was recently elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Marcus du Sautoy’s mathematical research has covered a great many areas including group theory, number theory and model theory, but he has been equally successful in his promotion of mathematics to the general public.

He has also published a number of best-selling, non-academic books and appears regularly on television and radio.

Du Sautoy’s most recent book, The Creativity Code: How AI Is Learning To Write, Paint and Think (2019), examines the essence of creativity and explains how the algorithms attempting to emulate it work.

In What We Cannot Know: From consciousness to the cosmos, the cutting edge of science explained (2017), Marcus takes the reader on a personal journey exploring the farthest boundaries of human understanding.

For booking information and availability for Marcus du Sautoy, contact VBQ founding agent Leo von Bülow-Quirk on


As a speaker, Marcus du Sautoy has an amazing talent for communicating the most complex advances in human understanding to a general audience.

Through his talks, he helps organisations understand the cutting edge of scientific knowledge – from AI to astrophysics – and how it is relevant to their current and future work.

Contact us about Marcus du Sautoy