Stephanie Alys is a co-founder & Chief Pleasure Officer (CPO) of MysteryVibe, an award-winning British pleasure brand that designs & builds luxury pleasure products. As CPO, Stephanie is focused on changing perceptions around pleasure in a positive & empowering way.

A strong advocate that pleasure is a beautiful part of the human experience, & fundamental to our happiness, Stephanie is MysteryVibe's spokesperson on the role of technology within sex & relationships. She has been featured in major publications such as the Times, Guardian, Economist, CNBC, TechCrunch & WIRED & regularly appears as a keynote speaker on international stages.

We need to teach children about sex and intimacy, and modern technology has a huge part to play.

MysteryVibe's flagship product, Crescendo, is the world's first flexible smart toy that is loved by people of all genders & orientations in 55 countries.

Closely following the key trends in the wearable tech & IoT industry, Stephanie sees an increase in wearables designed to help women understand their bodies better. Keen to see this trend develop, & to uncover the physical & mental health benefits it offers, she is really interested in the intersection of fashion & wearables - from sensual jewelry to clothes that have embedded feedback. “That would literally give me goosebumps!”

Investigating the ever changing worlds of dating, sex, love & all things erotic, she knows everything about erotic apps to sex robots, polyamory to pornography & dating advice to smart vibrators. 

Are you curious about sex? We certainly are, so get ready to tumble down the rabbit hole of modern relationships & discovering the sextech that is changing the way we connect with each other.

Schools must teach kids about using sex toys – it's fundamental to their well-being

After a long campaign by charities, feminist organisations and sex educators, the UK government has finally agreed to make sex education compulsory in schools. This is fantastic news, and long overdue: young people have a complex world to navigate, and piecemeal sex education, reliant on the whims and misconceptions of some schools, is not good enough.

Read the full article on IB Times here

Stephanie Alys on SexTech, Data & Privacy - TNW Conference 2017