Sohag Sarkar, PhD
I am a Management Consultant in Strategy & Transformation with close to 17 years of advisory experience in Telecom, Technology, Govt & Regulatory, Financial Services (Banking, FinTech & Insurance), Education, Not for Profit, Manufacturing, Mining and Sports industries. • I have adept experience of leading large-scale Digital, Data & Customer Experience Transformations of value US$ 70-100+ million • I have successfully led complex, strategic and multi-geography Program Management initiatives of value US$ 1-2 billion • I possess multicultural competency and engagement experience across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, HK, Philippines, India, EMEA and US • I have experience of working on new-age technology and business areas: Customer Experience Management, Digital, Multi-channel customer experience, Business Analytics and Social CRM • I have demonstrated prowess in high-value business development by means of delivery excellence and building trust-based relationships with C-level executives or stakeholders of marquee clients • I am a team leadership to drive business strategy execution, innovation, capability uplift and growth • I have regularly contributed to Thought leadership publications or point-of-views on contemporary industry topics.
Executive Director AUDD
Effie is an accomplished fintech professional known for her expertise in harnessing the power of digital currencies, alternative payment rails and stablecoin usage on public blockchains to revolutionise payments and internet commerce. Her strategic business acumen and passion for technology led her to establish a pioneering unit at Novatti, bringing their Australian dollar-backed stablecoin, AUDD, to market. With a focus on facilitating frictionless financial transactions worldwide, she's enabling businesses to capitalise on these transformative technologies, leading the adoption of blockchain in global payments and commerce.
Vy Nguyen is a research fellow at RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub, where she applies her background in economics to the study of blockchain technology. Her research focuses on the intersection of economics and technology, with a particular emphasis on using experimental and behavioral economics to better understand how people perceive and react to technological advancements in the digital world. She is passionate about evidence-based research and has extensive experience conducting policy experiments in collaboration with industry partners and NGOs.”
John Sajadi is a highly distinguished IT specialist with more than 20 years of extensive exper- tise in the areas of Software Development, life-cycle delivery management, automation strategies for transportation and logistics and in the creation of diverse financial applications utilising Blockchain tech- nologies. A highly-driven technologist with remarkable entrepreneurial spirit, Mr. Sajadi enjoys develop- ing new technologies that can simplify the lives of everyone while significantly contributing towards the processes that help create wealth for every individual involved. Mr. John Sajadi has Masters & Doctorate level of education in Information Technology Leadership from renowned Deakin University and is the Founder of iiRide Ride-sharing application, the award-winning payment platform 2019-2021 TiCKPAY and is the Winner of Corp Global Business Leaders 2020. Mr. John Sajadi was the Vice-President of JZ Petroleum in California.in 2014 and CEO of ZKLAB, ZKTube and PayTube, where he demonstrated his professionalism and execution abilities to raise significant capital within 12 months. He successfully helped to develop the ZKTube platform and execute its exchange launch which was well received by investors worldwide. He is now the driving force behind Karbun and is committed to transubstantiate the future of Payments for banking consortiums and crypto currency utilising block- chain technologies to create a win/win, immutable and trusted solutions for all parties involved.
𝗠𝗬 𝗘𝗫𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗧𝗜𝗦𝗘: - We help our clients connect with their ideal target markets. We help them leverage technology, communications skills and their networks to grow their business - We work with business owners and decision-makers that are either startups or in the growth phase with an ambition for more. - Through planning and implementation we create strategies that save businesses money, boost their effectiveness and allow more conversations with their clients.
Head of Emerging Technology
Duncan is an innovation powerhouse, driving digital transformation and growth strategy for Invent Australia. He's currently leading the emerging tech team where he works hand-in-hand with CXO level stakeholders to stay ahead of emerging trends in web3, digital assets, generative AI and the metaverse. Duncan brings a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise to his work across financial services and consumer product clients.
Rose has an extensive background in law enforcement, serving as a detective and digital forensic analyst for nearly two decades. Subsequently, Rose transitioned to the Australian Public Service, where she successfully led teams of investigators specialising in criminal fraud and corruption. Additionally, Rose played a pivotal role in establishing digital forensic capabilities within various government departments before she co-founded Nansen in 2019. Nansen is an organisation dedicated to harnessing emerging technologies for the betterment of global communities, all while fostering corporate engagement. Andrew is a seasoned professional with a distinguished background as a former Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in the healthcare, commercial, and federal sectors. With a wealth of expertise in leading expansive transformation initiatives and overseeing comprehensive security programs across departments, Andrew has consistently demonstrated a remarkable aptitude for driving organisational growth and safeguarding critical assets. Recognised as an Australiana top 50 CIO in 2020, Andrew possesses over 23 years of international experience as a senior leader in the information and communication technology (ICT) field. As a co-founder of Nansen, Andrew remains deeply motivated by the potential of emerging technology to foster business innovation and enhance capabilities, particularly in collaboration with diverse and intricate stakeholder networks.