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Friday 2 December 2016,
An industry veteran, Ian brings with him over 24 years of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) experience with global companies including Lucent Technologies, Concerto and Cisco.
Georgia is the CEO of Start Up Victoria, the largest entrepreneurship group in Victoria. As CEO, Georgia has been charged with the responsibility “to make Victoria the number one tech destination in the Asia Pacific,”.
Georgia founded Single Serve Packaging in 2010 after attending a festival and asking for a glass of wine only to be told it was too hard to serve at large functions. Single Serve specialises in pre-filling wine in a shatterproof PET plastic wine glass for places where glass is dangerous or just inconvenient. ...read less
Chief Technology Officer,
News Corp Australia
Director Library Services
State Library Victoria
Starting his career as a practicing accountant, Trent saw firsthand the opportunity technology presents to growing businesses. He now centres his expertise on high-performing cultures that accelerate fast-growing cloud solutions.
Trent is passionate about fostering a thriving technology industry in Australia, and using collaboration to bring this to life....read less
Author and Digital
Chief Executive Officer,
(Graduate Employment) ,
Dineli is a strong advocate of collaborative academic programs and partnerships between universities and industry, particularly as a strategy to develop highly employable graduates. Deakin’s Graduate Employment Division provides students end to end career education, talent development and graduate recruitment support, and a recruitment agency service for employers combined with a digital portal to connect students directly with employers and employment opportunities.
Dineli has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the London School of Economics, a Master’s degree in Operations Research from Lancaster University and a PhD from Monash University. Dineli has held a number of senior academic management roles at Deakin including Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law, Head of the School of Information & Business Analytics and Director of Work Integrated Learning prior to taking on this executive role....read less
CEO and Founder,
Kate Morris is the Founder and CEO of Adorebeauty.com.au, Australia’s first online beauty store. She launched the business from her garage in 1999 at the age of 21, while still an undergraduate student.
Kathy is an independent digital and technology consultant with a broad and deep experience in many areas of technology including applications and web programming, video conferencing, digital signage and devops. She loves strategy, maturity models and documentation.
She is deeply interested in technology's influence on the future of society and humanity ...read less
Upload VR (US)
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Upload VR - working for one of the coolest, hippest companies in the burgeoning VR space, Californian-based Robert returns to Geelong for his 2nd Pivot Summit ready to challenge the status quo and our thinking on digital disruption.
Regional startup advocate,
Nick loves startups; leading them, investing in them, growing them, and helping others to achieve startup success in whatever way he can. This interest in startups came about via his own personal experience. Nick has a background in successful software commercialisation and entrepreneurship having founded three software businesses and selling two of them prior to his current projects....read more
Chief Innovation Officer,
As Chief Innovation Officer, Greg is responsible for key services and investments enabling innovation. This includes the Australia Post Accelerator and Venture Fund.
Greg also held sales and engineering roles with Honeywell and Woodside and holds a degree in Electronic Engineering and an MBA. ...read less
Co Founder and CEO