Laura is a barrister and entrepreneur with a blue chip legal and business background as a top-tier corporate lawyer, company director, business adviser and in-house counsel for listed corporates. A qualified arbitrator, specialist in corporations law and complex commercial litigation, Laura was awarded Innovator of the Year by the Womens' Barristers Association in 2020 for her work in pioneering online mediation. Laura was also awarded the Australiasian Lawyers Award- Most Influential Lawyer - Changemaker for 2021.
Christine Christian AO is a leading Australian business executive with over 30 years of experience in financial services, investment, private equity, credit risk management and digital media including executive and advisory roles in Australia, China, India and the US. She is the Deputy President of State Library of Victoria, and the Deputy Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Humm Group Limited. Christian was appointed Officer of the order of Australia for distinguished services to the financial and investment sectors, to women in business and through support for emerging entrepreneurs.
Rachael has over 15 years’ experience in the startup ecosystem including advising some of Australia’s most iconic startups, chiefly as Founder of Flying Fox Ventures, and formerly as Head of Startups in Australia & New Zealand for AWS, and as a Partner at Startmate. Rachael served as the Chair of the Board for StartupAus. Rachael also serves on the Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria, and is a member of the Entrepreneurs' Program Committee which oversees the Accelerating Commercialisation Grant program. She was formerly the MD of Eventbrite Australia, a Case Team Leader at Bain & Company, and a founding Board member of LaunchVic.
Greg has over 20 years’ experience in the legal sector specializing in digital transformation. Based in London, Greg is the Founder and Director of Panoram, a consulting, tech and managed services firm supporting law firms and legal teams move to digital. Greg founded PinPoint Global and Diskcovery and was formerly the International MD of Neota Logic and International MD and Head of Product Strategy for Epiq Systems.
Michael Heron QC is a leading QC in commercial and regulatory litigation and arbitrations. Michael is a trusted legal advisor to New Zealand businesses, government entities, and public bodies. Michael was formerly New Zealand’s Solicitor General, meaning that he ran and oversaw the Crown Law Office and played a key constitutional role in protecting New Zealand’s legal system.
Jim is a creative and experienced business leader with over 25 years working internationally in global sales leadership and chief marketing officer roles and currently as a business advisor and mentor to business owners and founders (Little Fish to BIG Fish) and a vc (Rampersand) . He works with a range of tech companies and manufacturers – from start-up to enterprise – as an experienced and highly connected leadership, advisory, business strategy and innovation resource.
Mike was the Chief Information Officer of WA Police. With experience in Government and Law Enforcement, he is intimately familiar with the requirements of the cross-justice demand chain. His experience and passion for cybersecurity, privacy and risk, also ensures exceptional focus in these areas. Mike is a TOGAF 9 Certified Enterprise Architect, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer and Prince 2 Practitioner.
Over 18+ years in the ICT sector, Nick has developed his product practice while working in multi-channel and omni-channel environments to deliver products that delighted and excited customers. Nick's product focused approach has meant he can lead service delivery while growing and supporting the commercial relationship.
Chris is a Top 25 technology innovator (voted by CIO magazine), able to blend technical experience with an ability to build a positive and engaging culture, that focuses on delivering high-quality technology solutions. As the leader of the Immediation Technology Internship Program, by the end of 2021, Chris will have created opportunities for over a 100 highly-diverse young people to work in legal innovation, and to contribute to society whilst they build their careers in IT.
Kelly is a specialist in commercial litigation and disputes resolution with over 15 years of legal experience. She has conducted numerous proceedings on behalf of Government as well as corporate clients during her career, as a Professional Standards Lawyer at Slater and Gordon in Melbourne, as Senior Associate, Professional and Financial Disputes for Clyde & CoLLP in London, and as Solicitor, Dispute Resolution Group for Mallesons Stephen Jaques.
Sarah is a client-centric sales leader with over 13 years' experience delivering exceptional customer outcomes in legal-tech industries. Prior to Immediation Sarah held key client-facing roles for legal organizations in Melbourne, Singapore and Hong Kong, regularly meeting with lawyers, arbitrators, CIOs and Legal Counsel to provide innovative solutions and workflows to their eDiscovery and dispute resolution requirements.
Jeff Nadler brings a unique perspective in court technology in the US and internationally working in both the court systems and with various top court vendors. He brings 30+ years of successful expertise in court systems, based on his understanding of the inner-workings of courts and justice agencies, having worked with courts of all jurisdictions and sizes across the US. His areas of experience have included case management systems, video arraignment and conferencing, digital recording, E-Filing, integrated justice (IJIS) and a multitude of other related solutions for the Courts and Judicial market.
Sean is an engineer with more than 16 years' experience developing award winning products, including: GoToMyPC, Picasa, and Google Photos. Sean co-founded Metrix Systems, a full service web development agency for startups. Sean created "Xano" - a patent pending web development platform that specialises in simple yet flexible system architecture. Sean was the lead engineer of the original Immediation platform.
Dion brings more than 20 years' of digital marketing experience to the Immediation executive team. Coined an alchemist during his time at Digital360, consistently building successful data-driven marketing strategies. Dion was pivotal in Digital360's award as one of Australia's fastest growing digital agencies. Dion's experience covers both network and agency sides along with SME direct. Dion was responsible for the international expansion of Val Morgan Outdoor (foregoing PumpTV) from Melbourne to Tianjin, China.
Henry is a qualified lawyer with a specialist skill set in sports dispute management. With over ten years of legal experience in New Zealand, the majority of that period spent operating in professional sport, Henry has been responsible for fronting highly sensitive athlete disputes, negotiating collective agreements, resolving integrity related matters, launching integrity specific education, and implementing crisis management plans.
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