Master of Ceremonies
Adam, media personality and comedian was completing a PhD in Pure Mathematics when won the national Triple J Raw Comedy championship in 1996. From there, a television and radio career beckoned. Adam completed 15 years as one of Australia’s most respected, wittiest and thought-provoking breakfast radio commentators across Triple J and later ABC 702.
Amin, Chair of Finance and Economics at Singularity University and CEO of T Labs brings a unique set of technological, entrepreneurial and policy perspectives to the dialogue of innovation on campus. He has founded for-profit and social impact organisations in a range of domains from artificial intelligence to peer to peer lending and solar energy.
Andy, Partner at Innosight, focuses on helping clients develop long-term growth strategies, manage transformation, design disruptive growth businesses and build enduring innovation capabilities. He has advised companies such as Singtel, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola Amatil and Ford. Andy is also speaker and author on topics of innovation, disruption and long-term growth.
Anthony, Chair of 86 400 brings a wealth of experience to the Australian market as a highly respected financial services expert. He is the founder and former Chairman of two disruptive banks in the UK – Metro Bank, the UK’s first new bank in 150 years and Atom Bank, the UK’s first bank for mobile, and has raised over $1billion in capital throughout his career.
Darren, Partner at Oliver Wyman leads the technology practice for Asia Pacific, Japan and China. He has extensive experience in cloud, digital transformation and helping large enterprises to be more innovative. He has also worked at Amazon Web Services, where he led a consulting team, supporting their largest and most complex customers.
David, as Vice President of Optus Business for Enterprise & Government leads Optus Australia’s strategy and execution plans through their sales and marketing teams nationally. He has experience across a wide variety of markets and leading businesses through various stages of development and transformation in a career spanning 30 years.
Deborah, Partner, Governance, Regulation & Conduct at Deloitte. She is co-lead partner of the Corporate Governance and Compliance Specialist Advisory Teams. Deborah is an experienced lawyer, former financial services industry regulator and professional, and professional services consultant to the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors.
Graeme leads the Connected Living ethnographic research project conducted by Starcom & The Practice Insights. As the National Head of Product & Futures at Starcom, he is responsible for driving proprietary research & insight, and leading both brand strategy & diversified services projects across Data, Analytics, Research & Insights, and Commerce.
Dr LOUISE BEAUMONT
Chair, Advisor, Investor
Dr Louise Beaumont works with legislators and regulators to drive positive disruption, with corporates to cope with disruption, and with start-ups to exploit disruption. She has a rounded perspective on our open future. Louise co-chairs techUK’s Open Banking & Payments Working Group and is a member of the End User Advisory Council, advising on fintech.
Lucinda is an urban designer, entrepreneur and co-founder of Neighbourlytics, a social analytics platform for neighbourhoods. With over a decade of experience in urban innovation, named one of Melbourne’s Top 100 most influential people, Lucinda is redefining how we measure the success of cities, using big data to measure the quality of life and wellbeing of places.
Greater Than X
Nathan, Greater Than X CEO and inventor of Data Trust by Design has recently been leading work on the Consumer Data Right for the Data Standards Body here in Australia and on Open Banking for the Open Banking Implementation Entity in the UK. He also spearheads Ethics and Trust by Design initiatives across Europe, North America and APAC.
Nicole focuses on understanding human motivations behind people’s behaviour. She has spent over 20 years in consumer research, where access to behavioural data has grown beyond our wildest dreams. She believes we can only unlock the power of this data, when we take time to understand why people behave as they do and to do this, we need to get out into the real world.
Simon, regional banking leader at NCR is focused on the changing nature of finance and banking – speaking, consulting and writing about how we can all rethink our approach. With a mix of large corporate, consulting and entrepreneurial start-up experience to draw upon, his ideas are thought provoking and his consulting approach pragmatic.
Steve, former Australian cricket captain remains one of crickets most recognised and respected players. He is world renowned for his sporting achievements, business acumen and commitment to philanthropy. His achievements have, and continue to earn him accolades and recognition, including being awarded the Order of Australia for services to cricket and charity.
Tim, leader of ASIC’s Credit, Retail Banking and Payments team, oversees supervision of retail banking, consumer and small business credit, mortgage brokers and other credit intermediaries, and electronic payments. His role includes responsibility for the regulation of responsible lending and ASIC’s work to monitor & review consumer outcomes from financial services.