Discover new ways of adapting to change and accelerate your business – whether an established industry leader or an ambitious start-up. Hear from thought leaders and innovators who will help you think forward and plan for success.
Janine Allis Biography 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.
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.
Modern Business Experience will help you explore ways to accelerate your business through transformation and growth. Whether your role is in finance, supply chain, HR, marketing, sales, service or IT, you can gain ideas, insights and intelligence to put into action.