Speaker Dr Michelle Dickinson (aka Nanogirl) has spent her career engineering nanotechnology solutions for the tech industry. Now the bestselling author, television presenter and creator of Nanogirl is passionate about creating innovative ways for everyone to have a positive relationship with science and technology.
Hear how Michelle and her husband Iost their STEM business to COVID, then how they built a new one in 3 days!
Speaker Ben Kepes (Principal of Diversity Limited) was a one-time high school dropout and electrician. Ben went on to be a co-founder of a successful work-wear and outdoor equipment brand. Listen to Ben talk about Cactus Outdoor, New Zealand's largest clothing manufacturer, who converted its factory capacity to making face masks, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ben has become a commentator, consultant and, over the past decade and a half, he has built up a significant following globally. Ben’s commentary has been widely published in such outlets as Forbes, Wired and The Guardian, and he has been invited to speak at a large range of technology, business, and general interest conferences.
There will be plenty of time for questions and discussions on other businesses that have pivoted either through the recent pandemic or through other forces for change.
This event is part of Groundswell Festival of Innovation - A digital festival of online events
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With a wide range of interests and skills, Ben Kepes has had a variety of vocations over the years. A one-time high school dropout and electrician, Ben went on to be a co-founder of a successful work-wear and outdoor equipment brand.