International keynote speakers

Rachel Botsman

Rachel Botsman

Author, 'Who can you trust?', UK

Rachel is a leading trust expert on trust in the modern world. She has been recognised as one of the world’s 30 most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50, named one of the Top 10 most influential voices in the UK on LinkedIn, and honoured as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Her TED talks have been viewed more than five million times.

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Bianca Lopes

Bianca Lopes

Identity and Data Author and Speaker, Brazil

Naturally curious and fascinated by the intersection of humanity and technology, Bianca is an economist, a mathematician and a serial entrepreneur. Throughout her career she has worked as a banker, sales lead, partnerships and product strategy at a biometrics company as the CIO.

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Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell

Global Futurist, Australia

Provocative...powerful... persuasive... this is not your average futurist. Chris is an award-winning human futurist, forensic optimist and energising catalyst - combining insight and energy to provoke, inspire and surprise. In the chaotic state of our world today, there’s never been a more critical time for optimism with rigour. The uncertainty, unpredictability and sheer pace of our hyper-connected world is Chris’ passion - and life’s work.

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David Mann

David Mann

Chief Economist, Asia Pacific and Middle East Africa, Mastercard, Singapore

As Chief Economist, Asia Pacific and Middle East Africa, David’s responsibilities include development and delivery of differentiated economic, financial, policy and market thought leadership for customers, Mastercard and public policy. David comes to Mastercard with over 20 years of experience at Standard Chartered Bank having worked in different roles at the bank, including Asia Chief Economist, and most recently Global Chief Economist.

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Local keynote speakers

Hon Dr. David Clark

Hon Dr. David Clark

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications, Member of Parliament

Hon Dr David Clark was first elected as the Labour Member of Parliament for Dunedin North in 2011. He came to Parliament via a circuitous route – having run a University of Otago residential college, worked as a Presbyterian Minister, and worked as a Treasury analyst.

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Jack Tame

Jack Tame

TV AND RADIO JOURNALIST AND PRESENTER, NZ

Jack is the host of Q+A on TVNZ1 and Saturday Mornings on Newstalk ZB. Originally from Christchurch, his career has taken him around the World and included five as TVNZ’s U.S Correspondent. Jack has covered natural disasters, the Olympic Games, and the last three U.S elections. He enjoys test cricket, non-fiction, and he considers his life peaked when shared a bottle of red with Sir David Attenborough... in Antarctica.