Mark Adams is an Australian in the Bay Area. He is the managing director of UnReal HiTech, and hosts the podcast ‘Recruiting Reimagined’ presented by Curious Thing AI. In this conversation with Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara, he talks about his entrepreneurial journey to Silicon Valley, how technology is helping the global jobs market in rebounding the economy, and his interest in promoting Australia’s technology potential.
Adam Malouf is the Chief Asset Sourcing Officer at the Knowledge Fund in the Government of Dubai. He is also Chair of the Middle East Advisory Committee at the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Board Member for Trade and Investment at the Australian Business Council Dubai. Adam has been living in the UAE for 16 years now, and sees the country as a very open environment that welcomes business.
Mark Rigotti the immediate past Global CEO of Herbert Smith Freehills spoke with Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara. Mark served from 2014 to 2020 and was also the chair of the first global executive, the chair of the global diversity and inclusion group and a member of the Herbert Smith Freehills Global Partnership Council. He was based in London from 2013 till 2020.
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The pathway back to Australia for global Australians is fraught with cultural, financial and social challenges. For many, this experience comes as a shock. Advance.org research with Indeed in 2019, … Continued
WATCH : In conversation with Leanne Kemp Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara sits down for a conversation with entrepreneur Leanne Kemp. Leanne Kemp made diamonds the focus of her blockchain business … Continued
Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara sat down for a conversation with Warrick Cramer the former CEO of Tomorrow Street, Vodafone’s global innovation centre based in Europe. In this role he was … Continued
By Warrick Cramer Restrictions are easing globally and our lives have begun returning to the old normal. In the aftermath of covid-19, many organisations have undertaken some form of digital … Continued
The AFR’s Tom McIlroy shared the key takeaways from the Advance Digital Global Town Hall on May 27, 2020, highlighting the views of Advance Founding Patron, Anthony Pratt. Arranged in … Continued
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By Richard Umbers Preparing a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is a familiar exercise for any well- run businesses. Many companies may also employ scenario planning tools or roleplay, and may … Continued
WATCH > Recording of the Global Digital Town Hall As the world begins to consider plans for the recovery of the global economy, there is recognition that we have an … Continued
Uschi Schreiber AM, the EY Fellow on Digital Society and Innovation, and former member of EY’s global executive board, is a leading contributor to the public debate around technology, disruption, … Continued
David Putrino is on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. As the Director of Rehabilitation Innovation of New York’s Mt Sinai Health System, and the 2019 Advance Global Australian … Continued
COVID-19 has certainly brought into sharp relief just how poorly some organisations are coping with radical uncertainty. Inflexible bureaucracies are retarding the flow of critical information and knee-jerk decisions are … Continued
Advance.org Chairman Yasmin Allen hosted a global digital roundtable on the Future of Work in the New Economy and welcomed guests from the UK, the USA, Japan and Singapore. Dr … Continued
An Advance Connect Roundtable with Michael Priddis, CEO of Faethm.ai and Mark Rigotti, most recent global CEO of Herbert Smith Freehills. Yasmin Allen, Chair of Advance.org, opened the digital roundtable … Continued
When did you establish Gilmour Space and what prompted you to build a company that launches rockets? AG: We started the company in 2012 but we started building rockets in … Continued
Global Australians who have returned, or are planning to return to Australia, might want to take a walk. The Bondi to Manly Walk links all the existing coastal and harbour-side … Continued
This global veteran-founded company solves two problems. It transitions veterans from the military to the mainstream workforce and solves the skills shortage for organisations in the areas of AI, robotics, data and cyber security.
Advance.org Japan Ambassador Melanie Brock writes her Postcard from Tokyo for the Australian Financial Review. While the Japanese have a great deal of resilience and are used to disasters, lockdown … Continued
Natalie is an artist, engineer and professor. She is also the The Director of the XDesign Environmental Health Clinic at New York University. Natalie has been named one of the … Continued
Sebastian Ko is a multi-award winning attorney turned technology business leader. He is co-founder of DHB Global, specialising in biotech commercialisation and regtech. Trained as a scientist and practised as … Continued
Dr Yijia Li is the Director of Public Translational Platform for Cell Therapy at Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University. An alumnus of The University of Melbourne, Dr Yijia … Continued
Dr Laode Muhammad Syarif is the Commissioner for Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). An alumnus of The University of Sydney and The Queensland University of Technology, Dr Syarif is a Commissioner … Continued
Chairman of the Advance.org Yasmin Allen has announced the appointment of Doug Ferguson, NSW Chairman KPMG, as a non-executive director. Advance.org is the only organisation that connects Australians living and … Continued
In an Advance Connect Roundtable roundtable in partnership with DFAT NSW, His Excellency The Honorable Arthur Sinodinos AO, shared his perspective as Australian Ambassador to the USA on not only … Continued
Report highlights need for Australian businesses to embrace skills and experience of expats coming home Media Sep 2019 – The Brief Magazine, Hard landing > Read Sep 10, 2019 – … Continued
The difficulties faced by expats returning to the local workforce could be deterring or delaying their homecomings and depriving the economy of much-needed expertise at a time when big global … Continued
Australia’s economic success would be enhanced by having a national diaspora strategy and collaboration networks connecting with the one million Australians working overseas, and the 2.5 million foreigners who have studied … Continued
A hidebound streak is stopping Australia making the most of its 1 million-strong diaspora, a study of returned expatriates including ABC boss Michelle Guthrie and Intel executive Genevieve Bell has found. A survey of … Continued
Advance, the network for the one million Australians living overseas, has appointed a new global chairman and a chief executive for Australia as it moves to build its profile and step … Continued