Speakers

With carefully chosen guest speakers to inspire and engage, the summit is the place to learn more about what it takes to be digital leaders and transform government.  

We are currently pulling together a great line-up of speakers. Globally recognised telecommunications thought leader Hugh Bradlow, will be joining us as our keynote speaker and, with a mission to help Australians learn to love technology, Yvonne Adele will be the summit MC.

Yvonne Adele – Master of Ceremonies

Yvonne Adele has been described as inspiring, interactive, vibrant, thought provoking, well-researched, experienced, memorable and friendly. 

She began her career with Microsoft in Sydney, travelling the world with the software giant training tech-support and education teams. Armed with a deep wealth of knowledge and experience, Yvonne returned to Australia on a mission to help Australians learn to love technology.

She created the Ms Megabyte brand/persona which led to a national media profile (IT Reporter, Today Show, Woman’s Day, Womens’ Weekly). She also had regular radio spots and best-selling books (Conquer Your Computer and PCs For Dummies).

Hugh S. Bradlow – Keynote speaker

Hugh Bradlow is a globally recognised telecommunications thought leader. He was elected as the joint 2009 Australian Telecommunications Ambassador of the Year, having also been named by Global Telecom Business as one of the 100 most influential telecommunications executives in the world. Smart Company designated him as one of the 12 most influential people in Australian ICT.

His insights into the future are based on applying a deep understanding of emerging technologies. This is particularly relevant to thought experiments about how consumers and businesses will use these technologies once they become mainstream.

Hugh S. Bradlow is currently the President of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. This is a body which elects the best minds in technology to its Fellowship, and then commits them to developing strategies which will turn Australia into a world-leading technology economy.

Get in touch

For more information on the Digital Summit 2019, please email summit@dta.gov.au