Speaker Profile

Emily Rich
Emily Rich
Director - Microsoft for Startups, APAC, Partner - M8 Ventures, Tech Star Winner - Smallbiz Young Hero Awards 2022
Microsoft for Startups
Emily Rich

Starting in startups, Emily co-founded Jemsoft, a machine learning and computer vision company whose proprietary software adapted artificial intelligence frameworks into many different industries as diverse as health, IoT, ad-tech, ag-tech and animal conservation.

Jemsoft was acquired in 2017 by a publicly listed IoT company, from there Emily took her passion for startups and pursued investment opportunities with a focus on early stage tech.

Emily went on to co-found M8 Ventures, a venture capital fund, in 2017 whose concentration is working alongside founders to build out robust commercialization and sustained growth strategies. Emily has joined Microsoft as Managing Director of Startups for ANZ where she is committed to building out startup initiatives for this region for both startups and scaleups.

Industry Panel

[Day 2] Thur 1 Dec 2022 -

13:40

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14:15

Nothing trailblazes better than a rebel. Hear from industry experts across the emerging tech space making waves with rebel tech apps. What apps are disrupting the emerging tech space and why is change important to propel industry growth?

  • The app trends to disrupt the tech space
  • Redefining customer experience using emerging tech
  • Why does disruptive tech benefit the industry and society?
  • What's driving the tech app revolution and what's in store for the next decade?
  • Hear from thought-leaders from leading rebel tech apps

Panelist

CEO, Shping

Panelist

Principal Solutions Architect, Okta

Moderator

Cloud Architect & Blockchain Expert, IBM

Panelist

Director - Microsoft for Startups, APAC, Partner - M8 Ventures, Tech Star Winner - Smallbiz Young Hero Awards 2022

Speakers

Adj. Professor Warwick Powell

Adj. Professor Warwick Powell

Chair, Smart Trade Networks

Adj. Professor Warwick Powell
Aimee Maree Forsstrom

Aimee Maree Forsstrom

Board Member, Open Source Industry Australia

Aimee Maree Forsstrom
Akasha Rose

Akasha Rose

Growth Lead, Cosmic Champs

Akasha Rose
Alessio Bonti

Alessio Bonti

Cloud Architect & Blockchain Expert, IBM

Alessio Bonti
Alexander Baigent

Alexander Baigent

CTO & Co-Founder, Fluidity.Money

Alexander Baigent
Allan Endresz

Allan Endresz

Founder, Zucoins

Allan Endresz
Alyse Sue

Alyse Sue

Director of Metaverse, KPMG

Alyse Sue
Andrew Collins

Andrew Collins

Co-Founder & CEO, Nansen.io

Andrew Collins
Anouk Pinchetti

Anouk Pinchetti

COO - The Miner Network

Anouk Pinchetti
Ben Ford

Ben Ford

Head of Growth, Frollo

Ben Ford
Benjemen Elengovan

Benjemen Elengovan

Founder & CEO at MyGigsters, Winner Entrepreneur of the Year - Smallbiz Young Hero Award 2022

Benjemen Elengovan
Bill ASTA

Bill Angelidis

CEO & Founder, Asta

Bill Angelidis
Bobby Oparaocha