Myriad’s first festival featured and epic line up of local and international speakers who inspired investment, innovation and impact using technology and a general sense of badass-ness. Do you know a speaker that would be great for Myriad 2018? Scroll to the bottom of the page to nominate!

Ahmed Salama

Co-Founder, That Startup Show

Ally Watson

Founder, Code Like A Girl

Anouk Wipprecht

Fashiontech Pioneer

Andrew Barnes

CEO, Go1

Anna Reeves

Co-Founder + Series Creator, That Startup Show

Anne-Marie Birkill

Managing Partner, OneVentures

Audrey Melnik

Founder, Funnel Ventures

Ben Johnston

Founder, Josephmark

Brian Leedman

Co-Founder + Executive Director, ResApp Health

Brian Ruddle

Founder, Impact Innovation Group

Bryony Cole

Host + Creator, The Future of Sex Podcast

Colin Kinner

Founder, Startup Onramp

Creel Price

Founder, Investible

Crystal Fong

Creative Director & Chairwoman, Apostrophe Copywriters

David Burt

Innovation Manager, CSIRO

Dimity Dornan, AO

Founder, Hear & Say

Gerard Doyle

Head of Innovation & Strategy, iProspect

Jonathan Teo

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Binary Capital

Dr. Jaleh Daie

Managing Partner, Aurora Equity

Jamie Leach

CEO, Gruntify

Jamie Whincup

Six-time V8 Supercar Champion

Jan Owen, AO

CEO, Foundation for Young Australians

Jay Morgan

Group Digital Creative Director, J. Walter Thompson

Jirra Lulla

Founder, Kalinya

Wayne Denning

Managing Director, Carbon Creative

John Henderson

Partner, Airtree Ventures

Troy Casey

Program Manager, Carbon Creative

Josh Collard

Business Development Manager, ASX

Josh Constine

Editor-At-Large, TechCrunch

Julian Bright


Kim Allom

Producer, Defiant Development

Luke Anear

Founder & CEO, SafetyCulture

Maha Sinnathamby

Chairman & Founder, Springfield Land Corporation

Marissa Senzaki

Lead Recruiter, Slack

McCall McIntyre

Venture Capitalist, Samsung Next

Dr. Mia Woodruff

Associate Professor, Queensland University of Technology

Michael Knox

Chief Economist + Director of Strategy, Morgans Financial Limited.

Mikko Hypponen

Chief Research Officer, F-Secure

Nicola Hazell

SheStarts Director, Blue Chilli

Tamzin Taylor

Head of Apps for Western Europe, Google Play

Pip Marlow

CEO, Strategic Innovation

Nirary Dacho

Co-Founder + CTO, Refugee Talent

Paul Bennetts

Founder + CEO, Spaceship

Patrice Brown

Corporate Environmental Advisor, CQG Consulting

Patrick van der Pijl

CEO, Business Models Inc

Philip Livingston

Founder & Managing Director, Redback Technologies

Ram Devineni

Founder, Priya's Shakti

Rui Ma

Silicon Valley / China Cross-border Investor

Sam Parr

Founder, The Hustle

Scott O’Brien

CEO, Humense

Shawn O’Keefe

Programme Director, Creative HQ (formerly SXSW)

Jeff Dunn AO

Chair of Transformative Social Science, University of Southern Queensland

Suzanne Miller

Queensland Chief Scientist & CEO & Director, Queensland Museum Network

Syed Nabil Aljeffri

Secretary-General, ASEAN Business Advisory Council Malaysia

Toru Tokushige

Founder & CEO, Terradrone

Taj Pabari

Founder, Fiftysix

Tracey Vieira

CEO, Screen QLD

Will Dayble

Founder, Fitzroy Academy

Yiying Lu

Creative Director, 500 Startups

Angelina Joshua

Language Specialist, Ngukurr Language Centre

Insiya Lokhandwala

Director, Strategic Partnerships

Mac Wang

Head of AU Growth, Stripe

Gina McKeon

Senior Content Producer/Journalist, SBS

Mark Sowerby

Chief Queensland Entrepreneur

Sriram Krishnan

Head of International Growth, Tinder

Scott Farrell

Partner, King & Wood Mallesons

Stefan Hajkowicz

Principal Scientist in Strategy and Foresight, CSIRO

Simon Raik-Allen

Chief Technical Advisor, MYOB

Mark Dutton

Team Manager, Triple Eight Race Engineering

Peter Schwartz

Senior Vice President Strategic Planning, Salesforce

Robert McLeay & Charles Cornish

Founder and CEO, DoseMe

Mark Paddenburg

CEO, Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast

Taavi Kotka

CIO, Estonia

Justin Strharsky

Director, Unearthed

Mark Gustowski

Executive Manager, QUT Creative Enterprise

Ashley Blake

Australian Ambassador, The Seasteading Institute

Monica Wulff

Co-founder and CEO, Startup Muster

Mark Henley

Director of Transformation and Digital Strategy APAC, Adobe

Zach Johnson

Co-founder and Managing Partner, Spark Bureau

Kara Frederick

General Partner, Reinventure

Leanne Kemp

Founder & CEO, Everledger

Rowan Lamont

Lead Design Thinker, Design Works

Ruben Garcia Mohedano

Strategic Solutions Architect, Dropbox

Kaylah Truth

Musical Artist

Mai Nguyen

Lead Workshop Coordinator, Code Like A Girl

Kruti Patel

Coding Instructor, Code Like A Girl

Professor Ian Atkinson

Director, E-Research

Yoseph Ayele

CEO, Edmond Hilary Fellowship

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