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Who's speaking

James Bergin

Executive General Manager of Technology, Research & Advocacy

Xero

James is Xero’s Executive General Manager of Technology and Research & Advocacy will share a behind the scenes look at how Xero has harnessed emerging technology and catalysts for innovation from its inception to now. James shares stories from the early journey from cloud to become NZ’s first unicorn company and unique insights on how the Doblin Ten Types of Innovation apply to their journey.

Hear stories beyond the hype, from those innovating and exploring innovation against a backdrop of emerging quantum computing, Ai and hyper connectivity and what is still to come on the horizon.

Melissa Clark-Reynolds ONZM

Futurist

How should we think about the future? After 25 years a technology entrepreneur and CE of Software companies, Melissa became a Certified Futurist. Balancing practicality and humour with deep tech, Melissa shines a light into the wonders of our future worlds. She was awarded the ONZM for Services to technology by the Queen in 2015. She studied Anthropology, Epidemiology and Environmental Management at University and sits on several international company Boards as well as working in Strategic Foresight.

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