Keynote speakers

Shara Evans

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Market Clarity

Fusing an engineering background with an intuitive understanding of how society is likely to respond to new technologies, Shara is internationally acknowledged as a cutting edge technology futurist, commentator, strategy advisor, keynote speaker and thought leader.

Shara is the Founder and CEO of Market Clarity, an award-winning telecommunications analyst firm that provides insight, intelligence and advice on all aspects of the telecom market.

Claire Madden

Founder and Director, Hello Clarity

Claire Madden is a social researcher, media commentator, keynote presenter, TEDx speaker, business consultant, and founder and Director of the strategy and communications agency, Hello Clarity.

With academic qualifications in communications and postgraduate studies in leadership, Claire brings robust, research-based content to her engaging presentations and consulting. Claire is on the board for a financial services company and on the Advisory Board of UTS Business School.


Mike Bradford

Chief Executive, Landgate

Mike Bradford was appointed Chief Executive of Landgate in June 2009. He has led the transformation of the business, including founding a new commercial sales team and the development of a Location Information Strategy for Western Australia.

Mike has international experience managing land information products and services, including topographic map production, satellite remote sensing and geographic information systems. He is experienced in strategic planning and the management of complex information technology projects. He has also been instrumental in several cross government initiatives.

Mike was elected Chair of the Australia New Zealand Land Information Council (ANZLIC) in 2015 for a two-year term. He holds a Bachelor of Surveying and a Masters in Management Studies (Project Management).

Jodi Cant

General Manager SPUR, Landgate

Jodi Cant joined Landgate in 2004 and was appointed the General Manager Business Development (now SPUR) in October 2009. Previously, Jodi was the Executive Director of both Information Access and Business Services.

Jodi also developed and implemented the Landgate innovation program, a first for the State Government. Jodi has worked in both the private and not-for-profit sectors with extensive experience in strategic planning, organisational transformation, marketing and communications. Jodi is the Chair of earthmine Australia and a board member of PSMA.

Jodi holds a Bachelor of Economics from University of Western Australia, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of Leadership WA.

Marcus Price

Chief Executive Officer, PEXA

With more than 30 years’ experience, Marcus specialises in early stage and competitive market entry businesses in the financial services space.

As the CEO of PEXA, Marcus has been successful in aligning the interests of the industry to create a truly national property exchange platform. Across his career, Marcus has also held senior positions at Boston Consulting Group and National Australia Bank as well as developing and exiting financial services businesses as a Principle and Executive Director for both Veda and Dun & Bradstreet.

This page was last updated on: 28 Jul 2018