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At this exclusive panel event, General Assembly and HCF are bringing together thought-leaders, startups and VC to discuss the healthcare and growing health tech landscape in Australia and abroad.
Gain insight and inspiration from experts working in the healthtech industry in Sydney and hear first-hand how technology is driving their work. Expand your understanding of today’s tech-based world, and fuel your own ideas for the future.
This event is for anyone interested in dipping their toes into health tech or want to understand how technology is solving some of the biggest challenges being seen in the healthcare industry. You'll have the chance to network with top leaders in the health tech space and meet professionals in the industry.
General Manager - Strategy, Product & Innovation,
With more than 15 years’ experience in innovative customer centric product delivery and business strategy across Health, Life and General Insurance. As General Manager – Strategy, Product & Innovation her teams are focused on delivering the 2020 Strategy for HCF, Australia’s largest not-for-profit health fund. Responsible for the delivery of the HCF Catalyst Health Tech Accelerator program and for the last four years she has led the Product Development function receiving multiple awards from Choice and Canstar which recognise value and innovation in product design . Motivated senior leader, mother of two crazy kids (and now four cats!) in her spare time she loves to travel!
Professor Craig Lambert
Craig is a MBA educated, astute business professional, who was awarded a Conjoint Professor of Practice by the University of Newcastle for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in 2017.
With a 20+ year track record of transforming and future proofing businesses through investments, sales, marketing and innovation.
Craig was the National Sales Director of Yahoo Australia, and was an integral part of building Yahoo Australia into a $50 million business. Craig also has a significant background in sports management, advertising and management consulting.
Co-Founder & CEO,
Michelle has a PhD in Medicine and was a stem cell biologist for a decade. She founded her first AI business 10 years ago which was acquired by Ernst and Young in 2015. She is now co-founder and CEO of Presagen which is an AI company that specializes in creating globally scalable image-based medical diagnostics products, using its advanced AI platform. Presagen’s first product is Life Whisperer that uses AI to assist clinicians to select viable embryos in IVF to improve outcomes for couples wanting to have children. Michelle is also a dedicated mentor and advisory board member for many startups, and an Advisory Board Member to the University of South Australia Business School.
CEO & Founder,
Edwina Sharrock is Registered Nurse, Midwife and founder of Birth Beat, an online childbirth education platform
that is changing the way parents prepare for birth and beyond. Empowering women to have their best birth,
Edwina is on a mission to better the birthing experience of all Australians.
Software Development Manager,
From failed start-ups to large enterprises, Trent has worked across a vast array of technologies and positions over the past 17 years.
Presently Head of Software for PainChek, the world’s first clinically validated and AI assisted regulated pain assessment app, his team is helping fulfil their purpose of giving a voice to people who cannot verbalise their pain.
HCF is Australia’s largest not-for-profit health fund with 1.5 million members. We are not driven by profit but by improving and safeguarding the health of our members. That's why, since 1932, we've partnered with hundreds of thousands of Australians to help them lead healthier lives and get the most from the healthcare system.
HCF Catalyst is Australia’s first and longest running health tech accelerator program. Our 2020 vision is to make health care understandable, affordable, high quality & member centric. HCF Catalyst is a key part of that vision and focuses on how new technologies and business models can improve health outcomes not just for our members but for all Australians.
We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.
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