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Jim Whalley is South Australia’s first Chief Entrepreneur.

 

Jim is the Chair and co-founder of innovative defence industry company Nova Systems.

He is a former air force fighter pilot and test pilot and holds a Master of Business Administration, a science degree and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School OPM Executive Education Program.

Jim is a member of the Sir Ross and Keith Smith Advisory Committee, the council of the University of South Australia, the board of the Adelaide Festival, the Federal Government’s Defence Innovation Steering Group and a non-executive director of Australian Naval Infrastructure.

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    Artificial intelligence - the future of work | 15 November 2018

    With a proliferation of connected devices and a boom in data collection, artificial intelligence technologies are set to multiply and have a dramatic impact on society, business and the workforce. Check out the full list of speakers.

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    Frontiers of the Future / SouthStart | 22-23 November 2018

    SouthStart is back with a bang and they’re on a mission to unite, connect and catalyse amazing people doing incredible things. More than 20 speakers have already been secured, including Canva Co-Founder Cameron Adams, Fleet Space Co-Founder Flavia Tata Nardini, Uniti Founder & CEO Lewis Horne and more. Check out the full list of speakers.

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