Yahoo Finance today announced the first round of speakers for its inaugural All Markets Summit APAC event including Peter Costello, Australia’s longest serving Treasurer, who will deliver the opening keynote on the future of Australia.
The Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit will take place on September 26 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney, bringing together some of the region’s pre-eminent minds in business, fintech, startups, finance and the economy.
Other speakers include Paul Scurrah, CEO of Virgin Australia; Lucy Liu, co-founder and President of Airwallex; leading economist Stephen Koukoulas, managing director of Market Economics; Neal Cross, named world’s most disruptive chief innovation officer by Sir Richard Branson and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak; award-winning technology entrepreneur Matt Barrie, CEO of freelancer.com; Amanda Stevens, a renowned thought leader on the customer experience; digital communicator and futurist Danielle Di-Masi; Jonathan Davey, executive general manager at NAB; Dr Sean Gallagher, director of the Centre for the New Workforce (CNeW) at Swinburne University of Technology; Dr Amantha Imber, founder of Australia’s leading innovation consultancy Inventium; and Clare O’Neil, MP Shadow Minister for Innovation, Technology and the Future of Work, Federal Member for Hotham.
The summit will focus on the challenges, opportunities and changes that will move our society and economy forward.
Participants will discuss ways in which companies, institutions, government and individuals around the world can best position themselves for 2020 and beyond.
Sarah O’Carroll, editor-in-chief Yahoo Finance ANZ, and her U.S. counterpart, Andy Serwer, will moderate the event, hosting a wide variety of discussions on five key themes: global economic headwinds facing Australia, the future of work, interruption & transformation, consumer behaviour in a digital age, and the billion dollar opportunities we need to think about.
Launched in 2017, the All Markets Summit is Yahoo Finance’s first-ever conference franchise previously held exclusively in New York. Given the success in the U.S., the All Markets Summit will expand to Asia-Pacific this year (Sydney, 26 September).
Yahoo Finance ANZ editor-in-chief and event moderator, Sarah O’Carroll said: “Yahoo Finance is thrilled to have such a high caliber of speakers like Peter Costello for our first APAC All Markets Summit.
“Focusing on shaping tomorrow’s economy and workforce, these brilliant minds in business, government, academia and entrepreneurship will hit upon the most critical issues currently facing Australia.
“With a wide variety of informative and cutting-edge presentations, fireside chats and lively panel discussions, attendees will walk away with fresh ideas, knowledge and strategies to help drive their business and teams for the future.”
Tickets are on sale now, visit the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit website here for the day’s agenda and more information on the conference.
Additional speakers will be announced soon.
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