Hear from thought leaders, innovators and change agents to focus on speeding-up your organisation’s transformation and growth to accelerate success.
Janine Allis is the founder of Boost Juice & Retail Zoo and an investor on Channel Ten’s Shark Tank. Allis not your everyday self-made businesswoman. As a young Aussie backpacker, she travelled the world before turning her passion for healthy smoothies and juices on the run, into a juice and smoothie empire with over 500 stores spanning 13 countries. Her standing as an accomplished and skillful entrepreneur has been acknowledged with numerous retail, franchise and business awards; including Telstra Business Woman of the Year and Amex Franchiser of the Year.
Reggie Bradford brings more than 20 years of experience to his role as Senior Vice President, Startup Ecosystem & Accelerator at Oracle. In his current role, he is focused on driving Oracle’s global startup initiatives and leading the expansion of its Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator program, as well as championing Oracle’s vision to become the global leader in Cloud Computing. He also serves as a thought leader speaking and writing about Entrepreneurism, Cloud, Internet of Things, Globalization, Data Visualization, Artificial Intelligence and other emerging technologies.
Prior to joining Oracle, Bradford was the founder and CEO of Vitrue, the global leader in cloud-based social marketing and management. Vitrue was acquired by Oracle in May 2012 and is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle. Prior to Vitrue, Bradford held executive management positions at TANDBERG Television, N2 Broadband, and WebMD.
Over the course of his career, Bradford has received a number of industry accolades recognizing his success as an entrepreneur and Internet visionary, including Business Insider’s 2014 Most Influential People in Cloud Computing; Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Award in 2013; Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2012. Bradford currently serves on the board of directors of Integrate, a cloud-based marketing and media services provider; Mana Health, a healthcare technology startup which helps physicians glean trends from patient medical record data; and Persado, a marketing technology startup which provides marketers with an automated copywriting software that generates persuasive language to their target audience.
Bradford received a BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Emory University. He serves on numerous advisory boards including Felix Capital of London. Bradford resides in London with his wife Holly and their children.
Dr Jay Daniel has extensive industry, consulting and academic experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics, Quality and Productivity Improvement. Jay held positions of Senior Management Consultant, Supply Chain Solution Analyst, Project Manager, Industry Trainer and Lead Auditor in a number of internationally recognized organisations including DB Schenker, Australia, and Alliance International Registrar, Asia Pacific, etc.
Jonathan Dutton is an independent management consultant specializing in supply chain, procurement, business development, sales & marketing and CSR.
Roddy Martin joined Oracle in June 2016 as the Vice President of SCM Cloud Cloud Product Marketing. He leads the supply chain management cloud go-to-market plan development, message creation and content creation and works closely with Sales and Partners to drive market adoption.
Roddy brings over 35 years of of supply chain thought leadership experience to Oracle. His vast operations and leadership experience in engineering, manufacturing, and end-to-end supply chain transformation is ideally suited to evangelize Oracle’s market leading supply chain cloud solutions. Working across product development, corporate marketing, sales, channels and user communities, Roddy leads the team to create consistent and compelling messaging around Oracle's market-driven, end-to-end supply chain cloud solutions.
Zach Nelson, former CEO of NetSuite Inc. (acquired by Oracle) is now charged with ERP cloud strategy at Oracle. Nelson joined NetSuite in 2002, bringing cloud vision and expertise, and industry and executive leadership experience to his role with the company. Nelson oversaw the company’s direction, strategy, innovation and leadership team. Under his leadership, NetSuite rose from a start-up to a successful IPO company that had more than 30,000 organizations running their mission critical business processes on NetSuite worldwide. Prior to NetSuite Nelson held a variety of executive positions spanning marketing, sales, product development and business strategy with leading tech companies such as Oracle, where he ran worldwide marketing, Sun Microsystems (now Oracle) and McAfee/Network Associates.
Nelson has won many awards including being named to CRN’s 25 Most Influential List for six consecutive years since 2011. He was also named to 2013 Business Insider’s 50 Most Powerful People In Enterprise Tech List, and to Fortune magazine’s 2012 Businessperson of the Year List. His leadership has led NetSuite to win many industry accolades including being named to Forbes Most Innovative Growth Companies 2014 list and to Forbes America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies 2013.
Nelson holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Stanford University.
Anders Sörman-Nilsson (LLB / EMBA) is a global futurist and innovation strategist who helps leaders decode trends, decipher what’s next and turn provocative questions into proactive strategies. Anders’ view is that the future and the now are converging in a city or s tart-up near you, giving the curious, the creative and the courageous a competitive and sustainable edge.
His thought leadership has been featured in international media like Monocle, Business Insider, Sky News Business, Financial Review, CIO Magazine and Boss. He is the author of the books Digilogue: How to Win the Digital Minds and Analogue Hearts of omorrow’s Customers and Thinque Funky: Upgrade Your Thinking, and has an upcoming book entitled Seamless: the Futurephile’s Guide to Leading Digital Adaptation and Human Transformation.
R "Ray" Wang currently is a Principal Analyst and CEO at Constellation Research. He previously was a founding partner and research analyst for enterprise strategy at Altimeter Group and the author of the popular enterprise software blog "A Software Insider’s Point of View". With viewership in the millions of page views a year, his blog provides insight into how disruptive technologies and new business models impact the enterprise. A background in emerging business and technology trends, enterprise apps strategy, technology selection, and contract negotiations provides clients and readers with the bridge between business leadership and technology adoption