Economics/Business Speakers

Scott Bales

A technology & innovation guru, Scott Bales is a global leader in the cutting edge arena known as “The Digital Shift”, encompassing innovation, culture, design, and mobility in a world gone digital.

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Scott Farquhar

Scott Farquhar is the cofounder of Atlassian. He has come a long way in the 10 years since he and his cofounder, Mike Cannon-Brookes, launched their company. Today, Farquhar and Cannon-Brookes are the two wealthiest young Australians, according to BRW magazine, with an estimated net worth of $480 million. In the early days, Atlassian was a tech-support company founded with the hope it would kee ...

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Scott Pape

Scott has been declared the Jamie Oliver of finance, He is a successful stockbroker, media commentator and author. Scott made headlines in 2004 with the publication of his first book "The Barefoot Investor", which was an overwhelming success. It is Scott's unique ability to combine his knowledge, experience and infectious humour to achieve what most people thought was impossible - to carve a niche ...

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Scott Steinberg

Scott Steinberg is the CEO of a management consulting and market research firm which helps clients more effectively connect, communicate and create lasting value. One of the world's best-known business strategists and communications experts, he serves as a strategic advisor to Fortune 500 corporations, non-profits, universities and startups, helping them identify emerging cultural, social and tech ...

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Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin and Larry Page invented Google: the technology, the company, the verb. How did their search business, relatively late to the game, come to rule the Web? The answer might be found in the personalities of the Google founders. Brin and Page met in grad school at Stanford in the mid-'90s, and started working on a search technology based on a new idea: that relevant results come from con ...

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Shashi Tharoor

Dr Shashi Tharoor is Chairman of Dubai-based Afras Ventures; a prize-winning author of ten books, both fiction and non-fiction; and a widely-published critic, commentator and columnist (including for The Hindu, The Times of India and Newsweek). In 2007 he concluded a nearly 29-year career with the United Nations, including working for refugees in South-East Asia at the peak of the ?boat people? cr ...

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Sherron Watkins

Sherron Watkins is the former Vice President of Enron Corporation who alerted then-CEO Ken Lay in August 2001 to accounting irregularities within the company, warning him that Enron 'might implode in a wave of accounting scandals.' She has testified before Congressional Committees from the House and Senate investigating Enron's demise.
Ms. Watkins has been lauded in the press for her courageou ...

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Siew Hoon Yeoh

Yeoh Siew Hoon is one of Asia's most respected travel editors and commentators. She's covered the travel industry for more than two decades and knows the ins and outs of the travel business, probably better than anyone else. In fact, chances are if you work in the travel business, she probably knows more about you than you yourself. Siew Hoon's career spans 25-years in travel trade publishing, du ...

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Siimon Reynolds

One of the most well known and respected names in marketing. Siimon is currently the Chairman and co-founder of OMG, Australia's largest online network, developing over 31,000 websites. He has won 'Australian Agency of the Year' three times. One of the benefits of using Siimon is that, not only does he talk about his experiences in gaining success, but he is also able to share valuable take-home m ...

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Simon McKeon

Simon McKeon is an Australian businessman, philanthropist and sportsman. On 25 January 2011 he was named Australian of the Year for 2011 by Prime Minister Julia Gillard. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce in 1976 and Bachelor of Law in 1978, both at the University of Melbourne, Simon McKeon practiced law in Sydney with Blake Dawson Waldron before taking up a post with the Macquarie Bank, wher ...

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