Speakers.
In 2019 Something Digital will again feature multiple international keynotes. Delivered by world class digital experts, these sessions are designed to focus on big digital ideas, push boundaries, challenge your thinking and blow your mind.

Between these keynotes, you will find two stages of sessions and conversations delivered by local and interstate legends. These sessions will be firmly focussed on strengthening your personal and organisational digital capabilities.

The first of our awesome speakers can be found below however, keep checking back, as we will be adding many more over the next few months!
>> International Keynotes.
Berit Anderson
CEO & Editor in Chief
Scout



About Berit >> Berit is the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Scout, a media company exploring the future of technology through analysis, science fiction, and scenario planning games. 

Why we love Berit >> Not only is Berit literally exploring the future, she is also the Program Director at Future in Review, an annual gathering of top technologists, scientists and business executives focused on using technology to solve global problems.

Berit on twitter >> @berit_anderson
Davey Gibian
 Founding team at Calypso AI + White House Presidential Innovation Fellow for AI and National Security


About Davey >> As an executive at Calypso AI and a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow for AI and National Security, Davey as worn many hats, including being a founder, humanitarian, and senior national security/military adviser. Davey has worked on Wall Street, at the White House, in Silicon Valley, the Pentagon and active war zones.  

Why we love Davey >> Davey is a white knight in a sometimes dark digital world. Rather than shying away from the tough digital battles, Davey faces them head on. 
Tim Hwang
Director of the Harvard-MIT Ethics and Governance of AI Initiative



About Tim >> Tim is Director of the Harvard-MIT Ethics & Governance of AI Initiative, a philanthropic project working to ensure that machine learning & autonomous technologies are researched, developed, and deployed in the public interest.  

Why we love Tim >> In a previous life, Tim worked at Google, where he was the company's global public policy lead on artificial intelligence. He has also been been dubbed “The Busiest Man on the Internet” by Forbes Magazine. 

Tim on twitter >> @timhwang
>> Moderators.
Cat Matson
Brisbane's Chief Digital Officer + GM Innovation
Brisbane Marketing 

About Cat >> Cat is charged with the digital transformation of the city and driving Brisbane’s city-wide digital strategy. She is a passionate advocate for human-centric ‘smart cities’, recognising that digital is an enabler, not an outcome in its own right.

Why we love Cat >> Cat is undeniably the queen of digital in Brisbane. She is known for calling it as it is and uses her love of digital to help businesses leverage new tech to reach their full potential.

Cat on twitter >> @catmatson
Prof Marek Kowalkiewicz
Chair in Digital Economy
QUT

About Marek >> With a passion for exploring bleeding edge technologies and using them to create opportunities and solve problems, Marek has extensive industry based innovation implementation experience together with a strong academic background. 

Why we love Marek >> He is probably the most digital person we know. He lives with a hierarchy of robots, is crazy smart and tends to begin most sentences with "but have you considered ..."

Marek on twitter >> @marekkowal
Ben Johnston
CEO
Josephmark

About Ben >> Ben has spent more than a decade developing businesses, consulting on digital strategy, identifying market gaps and future trends. He’s founded many successful companies including Josephmark, Breeder, Gilimbaa and We Are Hunted.

Why we love Ben >> Ben is (literally) a giant in Brisbane's digital ecosystem. He is a  key driver behind some of Brisbane's greatest  digital innovations and  is well known for his fearlessness in pushing the envelope.

Ben on twitter >> @designtheworld_
>> Local + Interstate Legends.
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So much goodness coming your way.

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