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Innovators

veski fast smarts Innovators represent all that is cutting edge about Melbourne, such as our diversity, energy and wide-ranging passions. 

Playing Innovators:

 

Associate Professor Emma Sciberras - Deakin University

 

Emma Sciberras is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist who leads the Intervention Research Streams of the Deakin Child Study Centre and Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development in the School of Psychology at Deakin University. She is also an Honorary Research Fellow and Team Leader in the Health Services Research at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute.

Emma holds a Career Development Fellowship funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, which focuses on developing evidence-based interventions for children with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Emma has published 90 peer-reviewed papers on the topic of ADHD.

 

 

Yuma Soerianto - Made by Yuma

 

Yuma Soerianto is one of the youngest iOS app developers in the world. He has published nine apps and his Augmented Reality game, Let’s Stack AR! was featured as Game of the Day on the iOS App Store.

Yuma started coding when he was six, and at ten he became the youngest scholarship winner at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, where he was praised by Apple CEO Tim Cook.

In his free time, Yuma likes to share his passion by hosting coding workshops and speaking at international conferences. Yuma also teaches app development on YouTube. He wishes to make the world a better place with technology.

 

 

Alex Debney - Yoinki

 

Alex wears two hats dedicated to a single purpose – positive impact.

He works alongside Yoinki’s incredible team of cofounders, focused on delivering innovation to the social impact sector. Yoinki envisions a world where everyone has the opportunity to instantly create positive change and engage meaningfully with their community.

Alex also works as an Investment Director with The Impact Fund, who are supported by the Light Warrior Group. The Impact Fund invests in social and renewable infrastructure.

Prior to Yoinki, Alex worked at both Macquarie Group and Goldman Sachs.

 

He has bachelor’s degrees in Engineering and Commerce.

 

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