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Mark Adams : Made in Australia

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 : Connecting East and West in Dubai

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 : Leading change in global markets

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.

Born Global : June 2020

From the CEO What a difference a month makes! The Advance.org team and have enjoyed meeting global Australians who are living and working around the world as well as those who have chosen … Continued

Born Global : May 2020

From the CEO I hope this finds you healthy and safe. With so many Advance.org members at home (some unexpectedly) and others isolated overseas, we have been inundated with examples … Continued

Uschi Schreiber : Calling us to act

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

Dr David Putrino : Human in New York

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

John Dobbin : Postcard from Oman

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

The Evolution of Work in the New Economy

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

Meet Yiyang Wu: An Advance Awards Mentee

Yiyang Wu is a student at The University of Sydney, majoring in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. As a motivated and determined individual passionate about health care, Yiyang has been involved … Continued

Dominic Trindade: Consul-General in Shanghai

Shanghai is one of the most popular cities in China where Australian businesses and individuals are aspired to explore and make their marks. Dominic Trindade became the Australian Consul-General in … Continued

Australia’s Got Talent – Offshore

Winners of the 2019 Advance Awards highlight Australia’s extraordinary talent Advance, the organisation that honours and engages members of Australia’s global diaspora, has announced the winners of its 2019 Advance … Continued