Innovation/Technology/Social Media Speakers

As you've surely noticed, our world has gone digital. New electronic frontiers are being pushed all the time. Ovations helps teams navigate a digital world. Find your industry and sharpen your team's focus by learning from the globe's experts. From consumer psychologists to CX strategists, Ovations is your compass.  See future trends analysis from experts in science, fashion, web marketing, transhumanism, leadership development, female empowerment and so much more. Go viral.

Amanda Johnstone

Amanda not only communicates the future of thought leadership via social audio, media and live on stage - she goes beyond other futurists and directly builds award-winning social impact products that make the world a better place.

Quick-witted and compelling, she warmly engages with audiences, motivating them to be better as both individuals and corporate entities. Amanda’s message is universal - and she shares it with the authenticity of a young leader who is a genuine role model for change.

She is an altruistic pioneer whose inventions are directly playing a role in lowering the suicide rate globally. Her inspiring approach to the intersection of emotion, empathy, vulnerability and technology make her an exceptional leader and a captivating evangelist for the positive change toward mental wellbeing for all. Her passionate life purpose is to provide access to care for those who don’t feel they deserve a place in the world, by modeling vulnerability. Her work and personal life enable her to live that into action.

Her most requested topics for keynote speaking and boardroom briefings include Modern Leadership, The Future of Technology, AI and ChatGPT, Demystifying the Metaverse and Web3, Empathy and Role Modeling Vulnerability, Women in Leadership and her Founders Journey - Preventing Suicide One Swipe at a Time.

Amanda Johnstone

As one of Australia's most globally acknowledged AI technologists and technology communicators, Amanda's contributions have been celebrated by TIME as a Next Generation Leader and by The CEO Magazine with the Start-up Executive of the Year award. In 2023, LinkedIn awarded her as a Top Voice in Artificial Intelligence.

Recognised as a subject matter expert in both emerging technology and modern leadership, Amanda lends her insights to organisations including YPO, Zoom, The Australian Digital Health Agency, Allianz, Kellogg's, Universal, Stanford, Optus, ADMA and Google Cloud.

Andrea Slattery

Andrea, a visionary thinker in financial services and superannuation, offers compelling insights into corporate strategies, leadership and cross industry transformation. In conjunction with her Board appointments and involvement in innovation, technology and human resources, she focuses on how businesses can most effectively engage with their customers and clients via multi-channel and new age service models. leaders and is a commanding on-stage presence.

Andy Lark

Andy Lark is a globally recognised and awarded marketer and leader in social and digital technologies building and running some of the world's most successful brands. For the past two decades, Andy has worked alongside CEOs and their leadership teams to define - and then attain - digital and brand greatness for their institutions. He is an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker. From industry conferences to internal events and team workshops, Andrew is relied on for his inspiring insights on technology and consumer trends.

Anne Lise Kjaer

Anne Lise Kjaer specialises in future trends and their impact on tomorrow's consumer behaviour and needs. She is renowned as a motivational keynote speaker and her inspiring presentations communicate concepts in a stimulating and engaging format. In Anne Lise's view, the future is about vision, not just some place we go. To create scenarios we must understand the mindsets and values of the people ...

Barry Bull

A multi award-winning retailer, Barry Bull founded Toombul Music, was one of Australia's largest independent music retailers. Legendary for using celebrity appearances of people like Cliff Richards to pack his stores and the Malls. It's not every day that people get to rub shoulders with the rich and famous. But for Barry Bull, working with celebrities is like a walk in the park. Barry is a respec ...

Ben Moir

Ben is a founding member of We:eX and heads up the technical development and integration of electronics into fashion garments and accessories. He is formally trained as an Electrical Engineering (Hons) and has 8 years experience successfully running Snepo Research. Ben has become internationally recognised for his work on Fundawear for Durex, with the campaign receiving a Silver Lion at Cannes Li ...

Billy Tucker

Billy Tucker is the past CEO of Cudo Australia and was the Chairman of Cudo New Zealand. Previously Billy worked for Microsoft where he helped launch the Xbox business in London, before leading the Bing Search business across Asia. Most recently he ran Consumer strategy and Business Development for Microsoft here in Australia. Billy served on the Board of the Internet Industry Association from 3 y ...

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