Speakers & Panellists

We have a stellar line up of overseas and Australian experts

For biographical information on most speakers & panellists, click on the photo

Dr Dan Marom
Author & Leading global thought leader in crowdfunding

Rick Chen
Co-founder & Director
Pozible

Prof Deb Verhoeven
Professor of Media & Communications
Deakin University

Jason Best
Co-founder & Managing Partner
Crowdfund Capital Advisors

Greg Symons
COO & Co-founder
SocietyOne

Tania Burstin
CEO
mycause

Prashan Paramnathan
CEO
Chuffed

Arthur Naoumidis
Founder & CEO
Domacom

Dr Luke Deer
Research Director, Cambridge-Tsinghua-Sydney Asia-Pacific Alternative financing benchmarking study
University of Sydney

Prof Stuart Palmer
Associate Professor of Integrated Learning, Faculty of Science, Engineering & Built Environment
Deakin University

Dr Ben McNeil
Oceanographer
University of New South Wales
, Founder & Chief Scientist
Thinkable

Elijah Marangu
Lecturer & PhD candidate, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Deakin University

Stephanie Arrowsmith
Manager Global Partnerships
StartSomeGood

Christine Kaine
Director
Business Angels

Chris Gilbert
Co-founder & Director
Equitise

Moresh Kokane
Co-founder
Estate Baron

Glenn Hodgeman
Executive Director
AltFi Australasia

Leo Tyndall
CEO & founder
Market Lend

Glenn Riddell
COO
Ratesetter Australia

Ben Taylor
General Manager Australia
Harmoney

David Cornwell
Partner
Piper Alderman

Andrew Macpherson
Principal
Macpherson Greenleaf

Nick Karolidis
Founder & Director
OzCrowd

Joyce Seitzinger
Founder
Academic Tribe