Pause 2017: Meet our First Round of Announced Speakers

For Pause 2017 we are bringing together more than 39 luminaries from the creative, business and tech worlds to the stage to share their experiences and insight in exclusive keynotes.

Meet our first round of announced speakers.

MEET GEORGIA BEATTIE

GEORGIA BEATTIE, CEO — Beattie Wines

A successful global entrepreneur as well as the CEO of Startup Vic, Beattie is committed to supporting the growth of startup culture in Victoria and beyond.

MEET ALYSHA NAPLES

ALYSHA NAPLES, Human Experience Designer — Ex Magic Leap/USA

Prior to becoming Magic Leap’s Senior Director of User Experience and Interaction, Naples worked for an eclectic roster of notable clients, including Apple, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Nike, Sony Playstation, XBOX 360 and Yale University.

MEET MONIKA BIELSKYTE

MONIKA BIELSKYTE, Creative Strategist — All Future Everything/LTU

Monika Bielskyte is a creative director and strategist in the intersection of culture and technology; focusing on immersive media technologies and new, digital formats of reality (AR/MR/VR).

MEET GAWAIN LIDDIARD

GAWAIN LIDDIARD, VFX Supervisor — The Mill /USA

Liddiard works closely with clients and artists to deliver complex, innovative content, leading on high-profile projects, including acclaimed Super Bowl 2014 spot for Audi’s ‘Doberhuahua’, Visa’s ‘A Very High Dive’ and Taco Bell’s ‘Play the Future First’.

MEET HARRY WEST

HARRY WEST, CEO — Frog /USA

As CEO of frog, Harry leads an extraordinary group of strategists, researchers, designers, technologists and managers to create remarkable products and services that transform the daily experiences of people and grow businesses.

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