Speakers

    Ananth Prakash
    Raghavendra Deshmukh
    Director – Software Development
    Paul Macey
    Specialist Solution Architect, Big Data, Analytics & Insights, Australia & New Zealand
    Paul advises and supports customers looking to enable and gain insights from their data across the ANZ region. For over 20 years, Paul has been helping organisations including ANZ, Telstra, NBN and Australia Post to transform, reinvent, and deliver true value from their data. Paul is deeply passionate about the role technology plays in helping customers to innovate and transform, securely and with governance. AWS services are trusted by more than a million active customers around the world – including the fastest growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies – to power their infrastructure, make them more agile, and lower costs
    Craig Lawton
    IOT & Smart Cities Specialist, A/NZ Public Sector
    As a Solutions Architect specializing in public-sector IoT and Smart Cities initiatives across Australia and New Zealand, Craig Lawton is sought after by Governments at all levels to provide insights into the future of cities and how technology can improve the quality of life for citizens. Craig has worked across many organizations in both the public and private sectors for over 20 years. He first realised how revolutionary cloud computing would be whilst writing a book on cloud adoption that ultimately transformed into the popular blog, coffeescroll.com. The next big transformation will bring together big data, IoT and artificial intelligence in new and innovative ways. And it’s happening right now. Craig has held roles at organisations including Coles, NAB, Telstra, Thomson Reuters & Department of Justice, Victoria.
    Michaela Shea
    Senior Manager Data and Analytics Transformation
    Cam Potter
    Managing Director
    Cam is a seasoned CEO and founder with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. He has experience with machine learning platform design, database management, data analytics, and biotechnology. Cam is a strong business development professional with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science and Master's degree focused in International Business, Trade and Commerce. In 2006 he founded Brooklyn Dynamics. Brooklyn Dynamics develops custom analytical software. They are making a difference in multiple industries and fields including; Banking Finance & Economics, Professional & Amateur Sports, Logistics, Tourism, Communication, Healthcare, Defence and Wildlife Resources. Brooklyn Dynamics’ focus is to provide agile solutions that accumulate and centralise data, and then create insights via analytics and modelling allowing prompt decision making. They seek to achieve this via efficiency, adaptive and innovative technology, integrity and meticulous quality control.
    Rosemary Kaczynski
    Information Management Associate
    Rosemary is the Principal Consultant and founder of Document Management Consultancy, (DMC). She has been in the information management industry for a period of over 40 years, 26 of which have been as Principal of DMC . During that time she has witnessed the impact technology on information management from technology, governance and usability perspectives. Rosemary is a lateral thinker always looking outside the box to ensure her clients get affordable yet compliant solutions. She was the first in Victoria to design a compliant SharePoint architecture for a Victorian government agency. She has since been involved with three other government agencies in the architecture and implementation of SharePoint solutions.
    Billy Loizou
    Vice President
    As a customer focused design & technology leader; my mission is to help companies drive profitability and create remarkable experiences through human-centred design led innovation. I have over 10 years experience working in software-as-a-service businesses, creative agencies and systems integrators. I have also been lucky enough to work with some of the worlds most renowned and respected brands.
    Justin Williams
    Principal
    Justin is an executive business leader with cross-industry experience in enterprise level technology projects, business transformation programmes, and digital strategy initiatives enabling reinvention of existing business models. Focusing primarily on business systems transformation projects with a strong integration and automation focus, empowering existing team functions and fostering a work environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Justin’s personal strength is in digital business change leadership and lean/agile change through executive portfolio design, executive stakeholder management through creating effective program architectures. He enjoys opportunities to improve end user outcomes, reduce friction and modernise ways of working by implementing lean/agile practices, reinventing business processes by utilising Design Thinking, and customer-first mindset within teams.
    Eric Kimwatan
    IoT Consultant
    Eric as an experienced IT professional who is extremely passionate about emerging technologies (specifically IoT and AI) and their impact on economies and transformation of livelihoods. His interest in IoT has seen him curve a career in the space working with leading IoT telecommunication companies in Africa. He has worked with Oracle, Orange, Vodacom and until recently Liquid telecom. He is currently finalizing a Master of Data Science degree.