Jean Marc Feghali
Head of Research and Development, WeWALK
Dr Jean Marc Feghali – Head of Research and Development at WeWALK
Being visually impaired and obtaining a PhD in the mobility of visually impaired people at Imperial College London, Jean Marc is driven by the life-changing potential of his research and its impact on assistive technology. Jean Marc leverages his findings in the development of the WeWALK smart cane, a TIME best invention of 2019, through managing multi-million-pound R&D collaborations with world-leading partners including Microsoft and RNIB.
Jean Marc also regularly advises on transport accessibility and sits on Transport for London’s IDAG advisory board for disability and inclusion, as well as conducting novel mobility research that has been recognised through an Imperial College Medal for Outstanding Achievement, the Walter Redlich Prize for Academic Excellence, and the Royal Institute of Navigation for an Outstanding Contribution to a More Navigable World.