Adam Ferrier is a thought leader for motivating change through the science of behavioural economics and creativity. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. Adam is the founder of THINKERBELL, an agency that creates ‘measured magic’. Adam is one of the leading consumer psychologists in Australia, a brand strategist and an authority on Behavioural Economics.
Dr Leslie Cannold educates and trains on inspirational leadership, gender equity and respectful relationships, She is a regular on ABC TV’s Moral Compass and an occasional columnist at The Age. Leslie sits on a variety of boards and advisory committees and is the recipient of numerous awards and notices for her contributions to public life. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. Dr Cannold has a BA from Wesleyan University in the USA, a Masters in Arts and Bioethics from Monash University and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. Her books include What, No Baby? which made the Australian Financial Review’s top 101 books list. Her first novel, The Book of Rachael was published by Text Publishing in 2011 and reprinted in 2012.
Following service as Deputy Lord Mayor and Member of Parliament, Clem Newton-Brown is now focused on utilising his legal, planning and political skills to help bring about urban aerial mobility in the form of flying taxis. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. It may seem like an audacious goal but let Clem explain how Melbourne is going to be one of the first cities in the world to get an Uber Air service.
Anne-Maree McInerney (formerly Huxley) is a modern-day alchemist drawing on a diverse background in business, marketing & PR, media, international events, sustainability and the NFP sector to inspire a new generation of leaders and change agents. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. Anne-Maree inspires change and gives hope, seeding innovation and systems change – transforming our world by addressing some of the greatest economic, environmental and social challenges of our time.
Yvonne Adele has been described as inspiring, interactive, vibrant, thought-provoking, well-researched, experienced, memorable, flexible, friendly and ‘a breath of fresh air’. A Microsoft graduate with a couple of decades of corporate experience, Yvonne created the Ms Megabyte brand/persona in the mid 90ʹs. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. This led to a national media profile and best-selling book (Conquer Your Computer). Ms Megabyte was also the author of Australia’s PCs for Dummies, and a Telstra Business Women’s Awards Finalist.
Larry Quick is a strategist with significant global experience in both the corporate and civic sectors. He is the co-author of "Disrupted: Strategy for Exponential Change", the original developer of the Strategy in Action framework and the founder of Resilient Futures. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers.
For over twenty years Larry has researched the areas of disruption and resilience while helping organisations get on the front-foot in leveraging disruption – in all its forms. In his view disruption promises significant strategic opportunity and must be approached as a tailwind and not a headwind.