UNSW INNOVATION
SUMMIT 2015

Strengthening Australian Innovation and Asia Capability for Global Competitiveness

Sept 18 Friday | Westin Hotel Sydney, Australia

Keynote Speakers

John Berry

The Honorable John Berry

U.S. Ambassador to Australia

Mirjana Prica

Dr. Mirjana Prica

Managing Director
Food Innovation Australia Ltd

Ian Chubb

Professor Ian Chubb

Chief Scientist
Australian Government

Robbert Rietbroek

Robbert Rietbroek

Managing Director & CEO
Kimberly-Clark Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

Other Distinguished Speakers and Moderators

Doron Ben-Meir

Doron Ben-Meir

Executive Director, Research, Innovation and Commercialization, University of Melbourne & CEO, University of Melbourne Commercial Ltd

Joe Cheng

Professor Joe Cheng

Michael J. Crouch Chair in Innovation & Director, Australian Innovation & Competitiveness Initiative, UNSW Business School

Professor Ian Jacobs

Professor Ian Jacobs

President & Vice-Chancellor, UNSW Australia

Dr. Michael J. Crouch AO

Dr. Michael J. Crouch AO

Chairman, Midgeon Holdings Pty Ltd

Brad Furber

Brad Furber

COO, Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, UNSW Australia

Nick Gurney

Nick Gurney

Vice President & Managing Partner, IBM Communications Sector Asia Pacific

Graham Kenny

Dr. Graham Kenny

Managing Director, Strategic Factors

Paul Field

Paul Field

Senior Investment Specialist, Austrade

Patrick Mooney

Patrick Mooney

Director, Accelerating Commercialisation, Entrepreneurs' Infrastructure Program, Australian Government

Kathy Eisenhardt

Professor Kathy Eisenhardt

S.W. Ascherman M.D. Professor and Co-Director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Stanford University & Co-Author, Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World.

Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan

Director, Developer Experience and Evangelism at Microsoft Australia

Niels Marquardt

Niels Marquardt

CEO, American Chamber of Commerce in Australia

Maureen Murphy

Maureen Murphy

Commercialisation Advisor, Entrepreneurs' Infrastructure Program, Australian Government

Mukund Narayanamurti

Mukund Narayanamurti

CEO, Asialink Business

Jim Patrick

Professor Jim Patrick AO

Senior Vice President & Chief Scientist, Cochlear Ltd

Vaughn Richtor

Vaughn Richtor

CEO, ING DIRECT Australia & CEO, Challenger and Growth Countries – Asia, ING Group

Charles Snow

Professor Charles Snow

AGSM-Unilever Distinguished Visitor, UNSW Business School & Pennsylvania State University (USA)

Chris Styles

Professor Chris Styles

Dean, UNSW Business School