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Jeanette Cheah (moderator)

Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder, The Hacker Exchange

Melbourne

Jeanette Cheah is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of The Hacker Exchange, a tertiary-accredited organisation connecting the next generation of leaders to Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, Singapore and beyond. Through their immersive programs, The Hacker Exchange encourages students to develop global citizenship, entrepreneurship and innovation skills, and to embrace lifelong learning.

Jeanette also mentors early-stage startups, is an EIR at #StartWest, and mentors at accelerator programs for La Trobe University, Deakin University and Melbourne University. A regular keynote speaker, she has represented Australia at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance and SXSW. She also champions startup community building and diversity in business, and was listed as a women of influence in Smart Company's 2018 International Women's Day Showcase, and a Finalist in the Telstra Business Women's Awards, 2019.

Prior to co-founding The Hacker Exchange, Jeanette’s corporate career involved building digital products, innovation and marketing strategies in corporate Australia, including ANZ, AXA and Origin Energy.

Jeanette holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and French) from Monash University, a Graduate Certificate in Integrated Marketing Communications from Queensland University of Technology, and User Experience Design qualifications from General Assembly.

Upcoming:

Fireside Chat with Viki Forrest: Scale to the US and Beyond

Fireside Chat with Viki Forrest: Scale to the US and Beyond

Startups often talk about ’scaling up’ -- but what does that actually mean? Join us for a fireside chat with US market entry expert, Viki Forrest for the scaleup real deal.

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Tue, 19 March 6:00 - 8:00pm AEDT

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Know Your Customer – Intimately: An Introduction to Market Research

Know Your Customer – Intimately: An Introduction to Market Research

Knowing your customer is critical. This class will give you practical skills to help you make truly customer-centric business decisions.

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Loud & Proud: Improving Your Presentation Game

Loud & Proud: Improving Your Presentation Game

It’s said that more people have a fear public speaking than of death. Get some practical techniques in this class to help you present with more influence and confidence.

4 Times

Innovation Masterclass: Launching & Scaling Startups with Brickx + GA

Innovation Masterclass: Launching & Scaling Startups with Brickx + GA

Brickx and General Assembly have teamed up to host an innovation masterclass on the sharing economy and disruption of traditional industries.

F'Up Nights

F'Up Nights

F'Up Nights is the fastest growing, global movement of entrepreneurial people who come together to tell, discuss and learn from stories of businesses and personal failure.

GA + MSB Present: Nailing the Elevator Pitch for Melbourne Knowledge Week

GA + MSB Present: Nailing the Elevator Pitch for Melbourne Knowledge Week

Nail your elevator pitch with General Assembly & Melbourne Silicon Beach of the local start up scene. Use these new skills to pitch your ideas and live stream it to the world!

The Future of Your Money: Make the Most of Fintech Tools by Acorns + GA

The Future of Your Money: Make the Most of Fintech Tools by Acorns + GA

Financial Technology - or FinTech - is a force that is changing our lives by making financial tools and services accessible to everyone. But how to make the most out of it?

Communication Hacks: Exclusive Alumni Workshop Series

Communication Hacks: Exclusive Alumni Workshop Series

The goal of the evening would be to empower our alumni with key technics that they can apply straight out of the class to communicate better and more productively.

Building a 21st Century Career: Future-Proof Your Skills

Building a 21st Century Career: Future-Proof Your Skills

What jobs will exist in 2020? Come along and hear from a panel of industry leaders on how to stay relevant in the rapidly changing tech space for 2016 and beyond...

Loud & Proud: Improving Your Presentation Game for Pause 2017

Loud & Proud: Improving Your Presentation Game for Pause 2017

It’s said that more people have a fear public speaking than of death. Get some practical techniques in this class to help you present with more influence and confidence.

Intro to Product Management

Intro to Product Management

Gain exposure to all the basic elements and responsibilities of performing the role of a product manager within a digital company.

Fireside Chat with Viki Forrest: Scale to the US and Beyond

Fireside Chat with Viki Forrest: Scale to the US and Beyond

Startups often talk about ’scaling up’ -- but what does that actually mean? Join us for a fireside chat with US market entry expert, Viki Forrest for the scaleup real deal.

Teach at GA

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