Shara Evans is internationally acknowledged as a cutting edge technology futurist, commentator, strategy advisor, keynote speaker and thought leader. A sought after speaker, Shara is highly engaging and informative leaving an impact at all events.
- Business Speakers
- Creativity and Innovation Speakers
- Customer Service Speakers
- Female Motivational Speakers
- Information Technology Speakers
- Online Marketing and E business Speakers
- Organisational Change Speakers
- Science and Technology Speakers
- Thought Leaders
Testimonials for Shara Evans
Grahame Lynch, Founder and Managing Director, CommsDay
Dr Terence Percival, Director Broadband and the Digital Economy Business team, NICTA former Chief Research Scientist (Telecommunications) at the CSIRO, and co-inventor of WiFi
Simon Hackett, Founder of Internode, Non-Executive Board Member at NBN Co Limited
Stephen Carter, Director, FirstPath
Darren McClelland, Project Manager, Australian Communications and Media Authority
Chris Lira, Finance & Business Professional
Skeeve Stevens, CEO and Founder, eintellego Networks
Paul Brooks, Head of Network Architecture and Technology, Trident Subsea Cables
Ged Mansour, Head of PR & Social Media, amaysim Australia
Ray Larkin, General Manager – Telecommunications, BSA
Tony Paul, Principal, PicoNet Consulting
Mike Elliott, Account Director, STEP Electronics -Communications & Mobility Group. Hills Holdings
Beth Mackenzie, Business Development Manager, National Infrastructure Services
Kasia Gospos, Senior Commercial Analyst, Vocus + CEO, Leaders in Heels
Fee Range: $5001 to $10000
Shara Evans's Biography
Technology Futurist Shara Evans is a globally acknowledged Keynote Speaker and widely regarded as one of the world’s Top Female Futurists. Highly sought after and in demand by conference producers and media, Shara provides the latest insights and thought provoking ideas on a broad spectrum of issues.
Regardless of your Industry, Shara’s keynote speeches bring together the latest technology innovations and cutting-edge research projects, tying them into strategic insights specifically for your business.
Shara is also a regular media commentator on technology issues — appearing on shows such as Sky News, The Drum, Lateline, 7:30 and is regularly quoted in publications such as the Financial Review, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and many others.
Shara’s latest research is the Future Tech series (link to blog http://sharaevans.com/blog/)— based on ongoing interviews with thought leaders in research labs, vendor labs, telcos, futurists and others — covering a very wide range of topics, such as: new form factors for phones and devices, wearables, implantables, sensors, wireless technologies, holograms, augmented reality, virtual reality, 3D printing, home automation, the Internet of Things, robotics, drones, cars of the future, artificial intelligence, security, privacy, cloud services, and the next wave of innovation.
Shara Evans is also the Founder and CEO of Market Clarity, an award-winning technology analyst firm that provides insight, intelligence and advice on all aspects of the telecom and emerging technologies markets, as well as the Founder of Telsyte (which she sold to publicly listed UXC), and has been providing innovative research and strategic consulting on telecoms and technology throughout her successful career.
Shara has a long history of working with top scientific research organisations. She was a member of the CeNTIE (CSIRO Centre for Networking Technologies for the Information Economy) Advisory Board from 2002 – 2007, as well as being an Advisor to the Director of the Networking Technologies Laboratory within CSIRO’s ICT Centre. Most recently she served as a member of the Expert Review Panel for the Australian Centre for Broadband Innovation (ACBI), a collaborative research initiative by the CSIRO in partnership with NICTA, with foundation funding provided by the NSW Government.
Shara helps her clients understand new product and service opportunities that are being underpinned by emerging technologies. Frequently working with executive, strategy and product teams, Shara gets organisations to think outside the box of what's available today to imagine the world in 10 - 20 years, and assists them in commercialising these concepts into innovative new products and services.
Shara prides herself on taking the time to work with you and your team to tailor her presentations to address the issues directly relevant to your company and industr
Speaking Topics Include
Why Australia is a Hacker's Paradise
Cyber Security - Back to the Future
Technology, Privacy & Liberty: A Rapidly Evolving Future
Email Encryption and Cybercrime
Cities of the Future
Investing for Tomorrow - Hot Industries of the Future
The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Into the Future: How Technology Innovation will Transform our World
New Technology Trends and the Next Big Thing — Future Industries, Services and Products
Disruptive Technologies — Implications for the Finance Industry
Unlocking the Future — Opportunities for the Telco Industry
Technology Innovations — New Ways of Managing Risk
Unlocking the Future: Opportunities and Risks for the Telco Sector
Challenges and Opportunities for the Public Sector
The Future of Aged Care — Cutting Edge Technologies that will Improve Older Citizens Quality of Life
Health: Will Technology Let Us Live Forever?
Privacy: Will it be gone forever? What every Company Director, Executive, Business Owner and Consumer needs to know
From SciFi to Reality: New Attack Vectors for Cyber Criminals?
CyberCrime: From Sci-Fi to Boardroom Threat - Where the Challenges Lie in the Digital Future
Life in the Software-enabled World of Tomorrow
Emerging Technologies: New Data Sets to Interpret and Monetize
3D Printing: A Truly Disruptive Technology
Flying Robots – Friend or Foe?
The Future of Travel — Business and Leisure Travel in 2030
Technology: A double edged sword
Future Tech: Your Roadmap To New Opportunities
Inspiring Women in Technology — The Role of Mentors in Fast-Tracking Your Career