Leading Digital Transformation

A Singularity University Program For Corporate Executives


Sydney - 14 - 16 November 2018

"Singularity University; where the world's brightest minds convene to attack the world's toughest challenges."

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Sydney - 14 November 2018

Leading Digital Transformation

A Singularity University Program For Corporate Executives

2 DAY WORKSHOP
Tickets available from:
$7,000 AUD
GST included

4+ people
$6,600
10+ people
$5,500
VIEW AGENDA

SYDNEY

14 November 2018
Amora Jameson Hotel

Leading Digital Transformation

A Singularity University Program For Corporate Executives

The pace of change is only getting faster. Follow the path of incremental improvement and risk disruption.

It’s never been more critical for CEOs to understand industry breakthroughs and the forces that will impact their companies in the future. Leaders must identify and harness the power of new disruptive business models before they’re used against them.

Through cutting-edge curriculum and world-class faculty, Singularity University helps organisations transform; to be agile and adaptable, empowered to leap into the future to drive disruption and achieve exponential results.

The Growth Faculty has partnered with Singularity University to bring their faculty and expert speakers to present their two-day Leading Digital Transformation Workshop in Sydney.  Don't miss this rare opportunity to bring your team and experience this incredible Singularity University program first hand.

Limited seats on offer and fantastic group rates available.


About Singularity University
Singularity University (SU) is a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world's biggest challenges and build an abundant future for all. SU's collaborative platform empowers individuals and organisations across the globe to learn, connect and innovate breakthrough solutions using accelerating technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology. Located at NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley, SU was founded in 2008 by renowned innovators Ray Kurzweil and Peter H. Diamandis. 


You Will Learn

  • RAISE awareness of exponential technology and trends
  • CREATE a sense of urgency for change
  • DEMONSTRATE the benefit of Exponential Leadership competencies
  • BUILD enthusiasm and commitment in participants to transform themselves and their enterprises for activate phase

PROGRAM TAKEAWAYS:
  • SELF-EVALUATION: Assessment of current leader capabilities relative to key exponential leadership characteristics and with charted course for improvement.
  • MINDSET TRANSFORMATION: Singularity University is well-known for transforming the way people think and feel about the future. New behaviours and actions begin with this fundamental shift in perspective.
  • EXPONENTIAL TOOLKIT: Leaders will emerge with a tailored roadmap for putting learnings and experiences into sustainable behaviours and actions.
  • SUPPORT: Leaders will take away a tangible set of tools, skills, and behaviours that support the exponential leader. 


Who Should Attend

CEOs and business leaders looking to lead their organisations through digital transformation and stay ahead in their industry in the next 5 -10 years.
Leaders and executive teams who are responsible for championing a new vision for the future.

Speakers

Mark Bonchek

Mark Bonchek

Corporate Innovation, Exponential Organisations Entrepreneurship

Mark Bonchek believes that to change what you do, you first must change how you think. 

As the CEO of Shift Thinking, Mark works with organisations to unlearn mental models that have grown outdated, and replace them with new ones that can accelerate growth, engagement and performance.



Shuonan Chen

Shuonan Chen

Entrepreneurship, Blockchain
Shuonan Chen, Founding Partner of IOVC & Agile VC, CEO of Shinect (Silicon Valley-based community of 3,500+ engineers interested in entrepreneurship), and Board Member of North America Blockchain Association. At IO and Agile, Shuo has invested in and helped various startups globalise and expand into new markets.


Kyle Hermans

Kyle Hermans

Courageous Breakthroughs: Culture, Strategy, Design
Founder and CEO of Be Courageous, Kyle helps leaders and organisations master their future by guiding leaders to create, grow and sustain purpose driven cultures and unlock rapid growth.

Kyle's previous experience includes Senior Director of Employee Experience at Old Navy Global and Senior Director of Innovation Capacity and Organizational Effectiveness at GAP inc, where he led organisational strategies that built consistent innovation capabilities, employee experiences and brand platforms for business leaders to be successful at GAP inc; in both headquarters and field; and across their portfolio of global brands; Old Navy, GAP, Banana Republic, Athleta and Intermix.


Kent Langley

Kent Langley

Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Exponential Organisations, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Deep Learning
Kent is a deep technologist and builder of distributed systems. From complex large scale web applications to live stream based analytics solutions, Kent has been building such systems from the ground up at scale for over 15 years. He’s a recognised thought leader in cloud computing, distributed systems, technology operations, and data science enablement for organisations.


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MARK BONCHEK

CORPORATE INNOVATION, EXPONENTIAL ORGANISATIONS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Mark Bonchek believes that to change what you do, you first must change how you think. 

As the CEO of Shift Thinking, Mark works with organisations to unlearn mental models that have grown outdated, and replace them with new ones that can accelerate growth, engagement and performance.

"How do you create and lead an exponential business—one that achieves breakthrough results in this time of profound disruption and accelerating change? Before changing what you do, you need to change how you think."

Mark Bonchek

As a member of the Singularity University faculty, Mark helps leaders embrace an exponential mindset, letting go of incremental change and scarce resources, replacing it with transformative change and the possibility of abundance. He also writes regularly for Harvard Business Review where he has published almost fifty articles. 

For over twenty years, Mark has been a pioneer on the digital frontier with a prescient ability to see where the future is going and make it relevant to the present. His 1997 doctorate in Political Economy was the first PhD awarded by Harvard University on the topic of social media. His research as an associate at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab predicted the rise of social networking, the disintermediation of media, and the empowerment of individuals. 

Throughout his career, Mark has been an advisor, entrepreneur and Fortune 500 executive.  Some of his roles include Director of Research for the Strategos Institute, where he identified patterns of innovation for companies seeking to invent new business models while avoiding the cannibalisation of their core and the COO of TomorrowLab@McKinsey, where he developed a model for executive community to understand the implications of emerging technologies on existing business.

As the CEO of Truman Company, he helped leading companies use co-creation to strengthen client relationships, market differentiation and thought leadership. As SVP of Communities and Networks for Sears Holdings, Mark began to experiment with the principles and practices that became Shift Thinking. 

As the Chief Epiphany Officer, Mark has created a new set of conceptual tools for leaders to survive and thrive in a digital age. In strategy, they enable a shift from product to platform.  In marketing, a shift from audiences to communities.  In organisation, a shift from hierarchies to networks. A diverse set of companies have embraced Shift Thinking, ranging from SAP, Kaiser Permanente and Accenture Interactive to ABC, Staples, and the American Heart Association.  

Mark is also the originator of the Thinking Styles assessment.  Unlike personality tests, Thinking Styles enables individuals to know how they best collaborate in a team to understand its strengths and weaknesses.  The HBR article on thinking styles was one of the ten most popular articles in 2015.  Take the assessment at www.shift.to/styles.

Mark is a highly-rated speaker known for his engaging style and customisation of the content to the audience and event goals.

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SHUONAN CHEN

ENTREPRENEURSHIP, BLOCKCHAIN

Shuonan Chen, Founding Partner of IOVC & Agile VC, CEO of Shinect (Silicon Valley-based community of 3,500+ engineers interested in entrepreneurship), and Board Member of North America Blockchain Association. At IO and Agile, Shuo has invested in and helped various startups globalise and expand into new markets.

Prior, Shuo worked at Goldman Sachs, where she represented the firm on the Board of Women in Finance. Before that, Shuo was at PwC, where she worked on Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola and LinkedIn’s $119 million acquisition of SlideShare. She also ran Cashify, a social enterprise for financial literacy.

Shuo graduated cum laude from UC Berkeley with a triple major (and 2 minors) in 3 years, where she currently teaches and was a Board Member for the alumni organisation. She also completed a JD with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where her work on financial regulation will be soon published by Cambridge University Press.

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KYLE HERMANS

COURAGEOUS BREAKTHROUGHS: CULTURE, STRATEGY, DESIGN

Founder and CEO of Be Courageous, Kyle helps leaders and organisations master their future by guiding leaders to create, grow and sustain purpose driven cultures and unlock rapid growth.

Kyle's previous experience includes Senior Director of Employee Experience at Old Navy Global and Senior Director of Innovation Capacity and Organizational Effectiveness at GAP inc, where he led organisational strategies that built consistent innovation capabilities, employee experiences and brand platforms for business leaders to be successful at GAP inc; in both headquarters and field; and across their portfolio of global brands; Old Navy, GAP, Banana Republic, Athleta and Intermix.

Kyle has collectively advised, facilitated, trained and keynoted to more than 250+ brands in over 20+ countries across a broad range of industries and cultures.
Kyle is driven to help deliver global organisations and their leaders to breakthroughs, solving complex challenges and creating and managing change.

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KENT LANGLEY

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, DATA SCIENCE, EXPONENTIAL ORGANISATIONS, BLOCKCHAIN, CRYPTOCURRENCY, DEEP LEARNING

Kent is a deep technologist and builder of distributed systems. From complex large scale web applications to live stream based analytics solutions, Kent has been building such systems from the ground up at scale for over 15 years. He’s a recognised thought leader in cloud computing, distributed systems, technology operations, and data science enablement for organisations.

Kent’s personal massive transformative purpose is to Apply Technology for Humanity. He is an entrepreneur, sought after speaker, teacher, mentor and advisor. Kent has an intense focus on all things technical, data and exponential. 

Kent’s keynote talks have been requested by some of the most successful public, private, and academic institutions in the world.
He has spoken in Asia, South America, The United States from Silicon Valley to New York. He has addressed crowds from 10 to 10,000 people including live simulcasting of events.
The talks have been delivered to a diverse audience from boards, F50 Global organisations, and students. Audiences and clients have included The ExOFoundation, Petrobras, Asimetrix, The Fastrack Institute, Ahold-Delhaize, YPO, Coca-Cola, Sodexo, AGUIABRANCA, Leonisa, Autodesk, Dell, Premex, APEX Leaders, Singularity University, Zignal Labs, Revinate, CA Lottery, nScaled.

Hod Lipson

Hod Lipson

Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicles , Digital Manufacturing , Robotics , Data Science, Deep Learning
Hod Lipson is a professor of Engineering and Data Science at Columbia University in New York, and a co-author of the award winning book “Fabricated: The New World of 3D printing”, and “Driverless: Intelligent cars and the road ahead”, by MIT Press (translated into 7 languages). Before joining Columbia University in 2015, Hod spent 14 years as a professor at Cornell University. He received his PhD in 1999 from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, followed by a postdoc at Brandeis University and MIT.

 


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Brad Milliken

Digital Platforms, Digital Transformation Strategy, Emerging Exponential Technologies

Brad is Deloitte’s Digital Platforms leader, responsible for leadership of the business, leading a team of 130+ digital consultants including strategists, UX designers, engineers, project managers, business analysts and account directors.



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HOD LIPSON

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES , DIGITAL MANUFACTURING , ROBOTICS , DATA SCIENCE, DEEP LEARNING

Hod Lipson is a professor of Engineering and Data Science at Columbia University in New York, and a co-author of the award winning book “Fabricated: The New World of 3D printing”, and “Driverless: Intelligent cars and the road ahead”, by MIT Press (translated into 7 languages). Before joining Columbia University in 2015, Hod spent 14 years as a professor at Cornell University. He received his PhD in 1999 from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, followed by a postdoc at Brandeis University and MIT.

 

Hod Lipson’s work on self-aware and self-replicating robots challenges conventional views of robotics, and has enjoyed widespread media coverage. He has also pioneered open-source 3D printing, as well as electronics 3D printing, bio-printing and food printing. Lipson has co-authored over 300 publications that received over 14,000 citations to date. He has co-founded four companies, and is frequent keynoter both in industry and academic events. His TED Talk on self-aware machines is one of the most viewed presentations on AI and robotics. Hod directs the Creative Machines Lab, which pioneers new ways to make machines that create, and machines that are creative.

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BRAD MILLIKEN

DIGITAL PLATFORMS, DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY, EMERGING EXPONENTIAL TECHNOLOGIES

Brad is Deloitte’s Digital Platforms leader, responsible for leadership of the business, leading a team of 130+ digital consultants including strategists, UX designers, engineers, project managers, business analysts and account directors.

Brad specialises in leading digital transformation strategy and implementation in large corporations. He focuses in financial services and consumer business, while also launching new digital products within traditional businesses in other sectors. At heart, Brad is a new technology innovator and early adopter with a passion for designing and delivering services that get used by millions of people everyday. 

Aside from his expertise on digital business transformation, Brad is a trusted advisor to C-level executives and boards through his role as the National Lead for the exponential technology agenda. This agenda is responsible for understanding the emerging exponential technologies and educating and advising our clients on how they can harness these technologies to disrupt their business.

Over the last 14 years Brad has worked with a number of well known organisations on their digital transformation programmes including: BBC, ITV, British Telecom, Phonographic Performance Limited, Radiotelevisione Italiana, Radio Television Hong Kong, EA Games, RACQ, Flight Centre, QBE, AGA, Queensland Super, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group and BG group to name a few. 

Day 1

18:00 - 21:00
Welcome Dinner

Get to know the business leaders, the speakers and the facilitators attending the Singularity University immersion workshop with you.

Day 2

09:00 - 17:00
Leading Digital Transformation

Learn how to accelerate possibilities with technology:

  • Establish exponential thinking and explain what is driving disruption
  • Become a storyteller
  • Connect abundance mindset and exponential tech to unlock enormous opportunity in addressing humanity’s grand challenges
  • Connect your role as leader of individuals to meaning and growth
  • Demonstrate the exponential trends across core technologies
  • Consider social, moral, and political impacts of exponential technologies
  • Learn to identify indirect and direct threats via disruption mapping

Day 3

09:00 - 17:00
Leading Digital Transformation

Bring your ideas to life:

  • Experience various technologies, including virtual reality, Internet of Things and brain control interfaces 
  • Map technology breakthroughs to 30-year timeline
  • Learn about exponential organisations and exponential enterprises 
  • Map your organisation to leadership characteristics via collaborative exercise 
  • Review exponential leadership competencies and develop a personal commitment plan

TICKETS



This event is billed in $AUD
Prices are GST inclusive

Standard Tickets


Your immersion workshop includes:

  • Two-day Leading Digital Transformation Program presented by Singularity University Faculty
  • Welcome Networking Dinner
  • Workshop Dinner with keynote speaker
  • Lunch, refreshment breaks on 15 & 16 November 


FEES
(per person inc. GST)
Non-Member $7,700
The Growth Faculty Member Rate (Annual)
Become a Member
$7,000
Group Rate (4 or more) $6,600
Group Rate (10 or more) $5,500

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2 DAY WORKSHOP

Tickets available from:
$7,000 AUD
GST included

4+ people
$6,600
10+ people
$5,500
VIEW AGENDA

SYDNEY

14 November 2018
Amora Jameson Hotel