Introducing just some of the mavericks and changemakers who inspired and won hearts, at our events…
Dr. Alan Finkel: is an Australian neuroscientist, engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist. In 2007 he was appointed Chancellor of Monash University, a position he commenced on 1 January 2008 with his term ending in January 2016. He is now the appointed Chief Scientist of Australia
Dr Jason Fox: A motivation strategy and design expert, keynote speaker and bestselling author of The Game Changer who also consults globally on the future of work.
Mykel Dixon: An accomplished performing artist, trusted creative advisor and passionate advocate for Artisan Thinking, Mykel is one of Australia’s leading minds in the creativity, culture and leadership space.
Jason McPherson: Chief Scientist at CultureAmp – a company that specialises in culture analytics. Jason is also a research psychologist and is exploring tech-amplified research – he even developed computer-game-like cognitive assessments to make his PhD more fun.
Leyla Acaroglu: TED speaker, designer, sustainability strategist and creative thinker Leyla Acaroglu is a passionate speaker, writer and provocateur for sustainability. She is the founder of The Un-School of Disruptive Design, an experimental knowledge lab and two design agencies; New York based Disrupt Design and Melbourne based Eco Innovators. Both are multidisciplinary studios focused on pioneering social and environmental change through design.
Steve Sammartino: Marketing and Technology Expert and a modern day renaissance man who has worked in marketing for the world’s largest companies, founded and sold his own start-ups, is a business journalist, and thought leader in the start-up & technology arena.
Gus Balbontin: Executive Director – Strategic Advisor, Lonely Planet. He has worked with some amazing people and companies to help Lonely Planet tackle the digital revolution and muscle through a decade of disruption by developing products and technology platforms that contributed to the revolution in travel and media.
Clare Bowditch: Aria award winning Musician + lots of side-projects. She is also the founder of Big Hearted Business – a business that helps creatives with their business needs