Keynote Speaker

Dr Catriona Wallace

Dr Catriona Wallace is an entrepreneur in the Artificial Intelligence field. Catriona was the Founder of the Stock Exchange listed company Flamingo AI – a Machine-Learning company with headquarters in Sydney and the US. Catriona is also the co-founder of research company ACA Research and customer experience design firm, Fifth Quadrant.

Catriona is also an Adjunct Professor at the Australian Graduate School of Management, UNSW.

Having recently been inducted into the Royal Institution in 2019, recognising her excellence in scientific achievement and commitment to science, Dr Wallace is one of the world’s most cited experts on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics & Human Rights in technology and Women in Leadership. Dr Wallace has established herself as the innovative go-to expert for optimizing customer experience and business performance using emerging technologies. As a result, she’s the most natural authority to consult with when looking at approaches to digital transformation. 

With a dedicated passion for encouraging more women to pursue careers in technology, Catriona is leading by example. She has a PhD in Organizational Behavior: Technology Substituting for Human Leaders and is a published author and analyst. Catriona’s links with business schools around the world allow her to share international practice and case studies, and as such brings a strong evidence-based approach to her speaking topics. 

Catriona is also a philanthropist, Human Rights activist and mother of five.