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Christina Gerakiteys

SingularityU Australia

Christina Gerakiteys is a catalyst for change. She is on a mission to enable the enablers and to empower and inspire leaders and emerging leaders to converge minds, technology and fields, to have maximum impact. In a world where there is so much noise, Christina enables change-makers to create their own playbook.

Christina is CEO of UtopiaX, author of Celebrating Success One Failure at a Time, and Founder of IdeaSparx, an innovation platform. She is a sought-after keynote speaker, facilitator, and program designer, creating interactive educational experiences driven by design thinking, purpose, engagement, and play. The programs disrupt current mindsets to Moonshot thinking, exploring what is possible, rather than what is acceptable or limited. Christina has created highly customised programs for clients including Deloitte, IAG, Employment Hero, Fragomen, Austrade, Bupa, Investa and Dulux. Christina also coaches and mentors entrepreneurs.

Christina has presented key-notes and workshops for the Singularity University (Silicon Valley, California), Entrepreneurs Organisation (international), Front End of Innovation Conference in Boston, Vivid Ideas (Sydney), Creative Innovation (Melbourne) and Inspiring Women Leaders Digital Conference (Spain) and SXSW (Sydney).

Christina writes for several publications, hosts the podcast Inspired for Impact, and speaks on other broadcast channels about creativity and innovation. She is a contributor to the award-winning Front-End Innovation blog. She is an ambassador for Tech Central, Sydney, on the International Advisory Board for W Startup Community, and sits on the Hunter Medical Research Foundation. She is an ambassador for Oceanlovers global on the Advisory board for One Million Women and an Action Council Member for Atlantic Council.

Christina is an advocate for innovation committees, produced the annual Hunter Innovation Festival for 15 years, and lectures in Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She is a lifelong

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Events featuring Christina Gerakiteys
Events featuring Christina Gerakiteys