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COO & Co-Founder
Social Strategy Advisor
City of Sydney
Business Development Manager
National Centre of Indigenous Excellence
Director of Community
Black Dog Institute
Digital media professional & peer progressive, now sprinkling innovation across a traditional media organisation. 20+ years digital experience, as my mum says ...good job this…
Chief Product Officer - Digital
News Corp Australia
This year we are introducing a global pilot program – NewCo Ed in November 2018. We understand that actively engaging students in authentic learning experiences, creating learning environments that foster innovation and creativity is fundamental to the success of STEM education in schools. NewCo Ed and each of our host companies are built to support this. The aim of this program is to offer year 10 and 11 students the opportunity to learn, connect and be inspired by innovative companies and experience the future of work first hand.
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2017 FEATURED SESSIONS
Barangaroo redefines innovation at every level. This is a unique opportunity to tour the new Global Headquarters of Lendlease and see for yourself the workplace of the future, featuring over 10,000 thousand plants, a visitor…Read More
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Since 2012, NewCo festivals have welcomed over 40,000 attendees into the offices of 2,000 innovative organizations. Attending a NewCo festival is a remarkable experience! It’s like a passport into the true culture of businesses changing the face of cities as diverse as Istanbul, Mexico City, New York, Austin, San Francisco, Barcelona, and Shanghai. Our "inside out" model is simple: Pick your city. Get your ticket. Choose which companies you want to explore.
Preterm and underweight babies who survive their first month can still suffer severe long-term health problems — diabetes, heart disease, developmental delay. Keeping them warm can help prevent those problems. Jane Chen, Embrace Innovations’ CEO and co-founder, tells NewCo that over the next few years the company wants to go from helping 200,000 babies across 14 countries in the developing world to helping a million. In order to do that, it’s counting on an assist from its consumer-facing product — Little Lotus.
NewCo talks with Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots. The UK-based online network helps companies find talent, and gives creatives a place to post portfolios and find job opportunities from companies like MTV, Spotify, and others. “I really believe that creativity is a force for good,” Jamieson says. “Soon machines are going to drive, code, do our laundry … The last things humans are going to be good for is creativity. So, we help harness that community.”
“NewCo gave me and other attendees permission to ask questions about more than just how the business started and future objectives.”
“Refreshing, inspiring, collegial, and informative.”
“NewCo helped confirm that our mission is not only resonating with our internal stakeholders and customers, but also with outside general consumer, patients, providers.”
“I was very inspired by all the different business stories I heard. I've met some amazing people that I plan to hold onto!”
“We received many compliments from our session and as a result, people wanting to get involved with our program.”
“We had some great conversation during our session, people throwing out new ideas that we hadn't even thought of before! ”
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“I really liked that there were both large and small, and old and new companies involved in this event. Really great energy!”
“I always tell people it is a city-wide innovation open house. Such a cool opportunity to meet many new innovative companies and people in one city.”
“I had a blast. It reinvigorated me, which I think might be a measurable outcome to consider . Sometimes we go to these events to remind us that what we are doing or pursuing makes sense.”