Heads of Innovation Forum

 

Smart Services CRC, News Corp Australia and Suncorp co-hosted the inaugural forum for heads of innovation and business transformers on 7 November 2013.

 

An intimate affair of approximately 20 people, the Innovation Forum is designed to bring together a diversity of creative thinkers who can share their experiences, learn from each other’s experiments and inspire new ideas.  The agenda for the first forum was as follows:

 

7.35am Welcome & introductions (Alisa Bowen, Group Director, News Digital, Product and Technology, News Corp Australia & Warren Bradey, CEO, Smart Services CRC)
07:45am Mark Drasutis, Head of Innovation, News Corp Australia
07:55am Discussion
08.15am Kirsten Dunlop, Executive General Manager Strategic Innovation, Personal Insurance at Suncorp
08.25am Discussion
08:45  Prof Andy Dong, Researcher & Author, Agile Imagination
08:55 Discussion
09:15 Closing comments, appetite for more & future format

 

The following people attended:

 

News Corp

Alisa Bowen

Group Director, News Digital, Product and Technology

News Corp

Mark Drasutis

Head of Innovation

Mi9

Tim Parsons

Director Product Innovation

Mi9

Kelly Ferguson

CIO

Telstra

Andrew Every

GM Commercial Development

Salesforce

Charlie Wood

Area Vice President, Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Suncorp

Kirsten Dunlop

Executive General Manager Strategic Innovation, Personal Insurance

GroupM

Paul Simpson

Chief Knowledge Officer

Sirca

Paul McCarthy

Director, Strategy and Innovation

Public Service Commission

Mark Webb

Executive Director, Innovation & Services Group

Public Service Commission

Joy Hiley

Principal Advisor

University of Sydney

Andy Dong

Design Thinking Expert

Smart Services CRC

Annette Dockerty

Market Development Manager

Smart Services CRC

Daniel Austin

Head of R&D

Smart Services CRC

Warren Bradey

CEO

Queensland University of Technology

Tim Mansfield

Strategic Futures Expert

Zeetings

Tony Surtees

Co-founder

Jumptank

Justin Baird

Partner

AEGIS Media

Kristian Barnes

Chief Commercial Officer

Ray White RE

Ben White

Director

Qantas Airways Limited

Michael Curry

Manager Digital Communication, Corporate Communication