2023 Digital Innovation Summit


21st June 9.30 am to 1pm

At Wurdi Youang ( Level 5) Geelong Library  51 Little Malop St, Geelong VIC 3220

Inspiration | Education | Networking

Business nbn and Business in Heels


the Digital Innovation Summit for Geelong.

Better Connections, Better Business

This is the business event in 2023 you can’t afford to miss.

A 2 1/2 hour interactive session with dynamic thought leaders and local specialists. You’ll leave inspired as to what’s possible to evolve and grow your business on the back of digital innovation.

Learn more on how to:

Grow your business via digital technology

Protect your business from cyber threats

Build your brand and customer base

Be inspired by retail giant Amazon.


Supported by 

Our Speakers 

Renee Mitsis

Be inspired by Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s largest cloud service provider, powering hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries. Renée Mitsis, ANZ Partner Sales Leader for Growth Customers will talk about how businesses can take advantage of AWS and their Partner Network of expertise and economies of scale to access resources when their business needs them, delivering results faster, at a lower cost, so you can focus on new and innovative solutions to grow or redefine your business in today’s fast changing landscape.”

Hear from Tanya Keating, General Manager Business at nbn to discover what technology is available to support your business across the northern suburban business communities to future-proof your business success.

Juliet MacKenzie is the Digital Skills Organisation – Industry Engagement Lead. Juliet recently joined the DSO as the Industry Engagement Lead – tasked with building deep and enduring relationships with stakeholders across the Finance, Technology and Business sectors, to define and deliver the skills industry and employers need.

Hear from Xavier O’Malley from Cyber and Infrastructure Security Centre at the Department of Home Affairs, around current and predicted cyber security issues targeted at businesses in 2023 and learn practical ways to keep your business safe.

Our Local Panelists 

Aamir Qutub

Aamir Qutub is an award-winning tech entrepreneur, angel investor, philanthropist and Founder/CEO founder of Enterprise Monkey, a software development company with HQ in Geelong and presence in four countries.

Aamir has invested in 8 technology startups and 3 social enterprises – and is passionate about solving world problems with the help of technology and AI.

Enterprise Monkey
Rebecca Sandford

Rebecca Sandford is Special Counsel at Coulter Legal. Rebecca’s legal practice has a strong focus on intellectual property law, privacy and technology law, competition and consumer law, and risk management. She will demystify your legal obligations around cyber breaches and share with you the best ways to protect your IP and business.

Matt Cowdell

Matt Cowdell serves as the Managing Director of Arthur St, a purpose-driven, transparent, and results-oriented digital marketing agency that collaborates with a diverse array of renowned Australian businesses and brands. With a focus on human-centered marketing, Matt will simplify the complexities of ChatGPT and guide you on how to effectively leverage AI for your advantage.

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Chris Davies

Maree Herath is Director of Harvest Talent Recruitment and People Solutions and curator of the Geelong HR Index – a survey of economic, employment and HR trends, conducted by Harvest to analyse the impacts of environmental factors on the employment landscape. Harvest project managed the Digital Capability Project for the Barwon region, identifing the training providers their courses, content and outcomes.


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