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Key Points for Amanda Johnstone

  • Amanda Johnstone's influence in AI earned accolades from TIME as a Next Generation Leader and The CEO Magazine's Start-up Executive of the Year, cementing her impact in social impact technology.
  • Acknowledged as an expert in emerging technology and modern leadership, Amanda shares insights with esteemed organizations, including Commonwealth Bank, YPO, Stanford, and Google Cloud, among others.
  • Co-founding Sebachi at 17 and transforming it into one of Australia’s pioneering e-commerce ventures showcases Amanda's entrepreneurial foresight and innovation in the tech realm.
  • Amanda’s dedication to social issues led her to innovate in mental health solutions, creating the ‘“Be A Looper” app and EmotionAI technologies, drawing from personal experiences in suicide prevention, underscoring her commitment to societal betterment.

Topics for Amanda Johnstone

  • Embracing ChatGPT and AI Agents
    Gain practical insights and strategies for leveraging AI tools like ChatGPT to enhance your business's productivity and customer engagement. Understand how integrating these technologies can lead to transformative improvements in daily operations.
  • Navigating the AI-transformed workforce
    Learn about the evolving job landscape in the Artificially Intelligent era and how to adapt successfully. Gain valuable knowledge on reskilling and the creation of new roles, along with actionable steps to stay ahead in this changing environment.
  • Forecasting the future: Trends and predictions in technology
    Get an insider’s view on the latest in Artificial Intelligence, including machine learning and natural language processing, and their broad impacts. Discover how to strategically position your organisation to benefit from these emerging trends.
  • EmotionAI: How AI and the human body will converge
    Explore the revolutionary intersection of human biology and technology. Understand the impact of the Internet of Bodies in various sectors and how to harness its potential for health, education, and human optimisation. Understanding how facial and emotion recognition software, alongside body and brain to computer interfaces are already being deployed in events and schools globally.
  • Ethics in the age of data: Balancing innovation and privacy
    Delve into the critical balance between technological advancement and ethical responsibility. Gain insights into navigating privacy, fairness, and transparency in AI, along with methods for managing biases and building trust.
  • Wearable and implantable tech: The future of personal technology
    Discover how emerging wearable and implantable technologies are reshaping personal and professional experiences. Learn to anticipate and adapt to these advancements for future success.
  • Augmented and virtual reality, implantables, ingestibles and wearable devices
    Get a glimpse into the future of digital innovation. Understand the implications for businesses and individuals and learn how to prepare for the tech landscape of the near future.
  • Navigating the metaverse: A new digital frontier
    Explore the endless possibilities of the Metaverse and its impact on digital interaction. Learn how these virtual environments offer new avenues for business, creativity, and personal connections.
  • Healthcare transformed: Digital innovations in medicine
    Discover the latest digital advancements in healthcare and their transformative effects. Understand how these innovations are reshaping medical practices and patient care.
  • Augmented reality: Blending worlds
    Explore how augmented reality is revolutionising various industries. Gain insight into its applications and potential to change the way we interact with the digital and physical worlds.
  • Smart Cities: The intersection of technology and urban life
    Understand how emerging technologies are revolutionising urban living. Learn about the development of smarter, more connected cities and how to be at the forefront of this urban transformation.
  • Modern leadership: Empowering change through empathy, diversity, and inclusion
    As an award-winning CEO in social impact and STEM, Amanda embodies the essence of next-generation leadership, defined by empathy, diversity, and inclusion. Her approach mirrors the traits of the world's most disruptive entrepreneurs, leading with purpose to catalyse positive change. Amanda demonstrates that visionary leadership is not an inherent trait but a cultivated mindset, guiding individuals and organisations to new heights.
    In 2024, Amanda delves deeper into intersectionality and the critical role of leaders in fostering teams that feel valued within a social economy. She addresses vital aspects of modern leadership, including meta leadership, sustainable development goals, and vulnerability, with a focus on inclusion and diversity.
    Her success and recognition in business and leadership have positioned her as a pioneer in areas like productivity, intrapreneurship, entrepreneurship, and empowerment. Amanda also emphasises the importance of nurturing future leaders and individual wellness.
    With her dynamic leadership frameworks, she tackles crucial issues like mental health, well-being, sleep, and performance mindset. Amanda’s strategies incorporate insights from neuroscience and psychology, providing holistic solutions for peak performance, combatting executive burnout, and navigating connectedness in a remote workplace.
    Join Amanda in 2024 for an insightful journey into the heart of modern leadership, where the focus is on creating a more inclusive, empowered, and well-rounded workplace and world.
  • Women in leadership: Embracing diversity, inspiring inclusion
    "Leadership is about creating space where all voices are heard and valued." - Amanda Johnstone
    Amanda Johnstone, a trailblazer in leadership and STEM, brings her unique perspective to International Women's Day 2024 and beyond. With the theme #InspireInclusion, Amanda's keynote encapsulates the essence of empowering women in leadership and across diverse fields.
    Expect a keynote filled with personal anecdotes, evidence-based strategies, and actionable insights. Amanda's message is clear: the rise of women in leadership is a journey of collaboration and mutual respect, not a competition between genders. It's about embracing change and working together to create a world where everyone, regardless of gender, can succeed based on their capabilities and aspirations.
    Her keynote will explore the evolution from the era of power suits to a more inclusive and empathetic leadership style. Amanda's story of seeking mentorship from Nigel Austin at 16 years of age and her approach to building diverse teams highlights the importance of asking for help, offering help and embracing vulnerability.
    Amanda's mantra, "Only when diverse perspectives are included, respected, and valued can we start to get a full picture of the world," is a testament to her belief in inclusive leadership. She emphasises the need for leaders to be authentic, to acknowledge their own areas of growth, and to foster an environment where both men and women can thrive.
    In 2024, Amanda will delve into how leaders can #InspireInclusion by:
    • Forging women's economic empowerment and promoting their leadership.
    • Creating infrastructures that meet the needs of women and girls.
    • Supporting informed decision-making in health, education, and careers for women and girls.
    • Drawing from her personal journey, Amanda illustrates that the rise of women in leadership is not a zero-sum game but a collective elevation of all. She challenges gender stereotypes and emphasizes the importance of mutual respect and collaboration between genders for a more inclusive future.

Testimonials for Amanda Johnstone

It has been an absolute delight working closely with Amanda during the past year. Her ability to bring our board and executive into a modern way of thinking about future focused technology has been revolutionary to our business and me personally. Amanda’s knowledge and connections are second to none. Her easy going presentation style and ability to allow non tech people to conceptualise such topics as AI has made our transition into a tech enabled business possible. I highly recommend Amanda.
Preston Rowe Patterson

Amanda is a leader and disruptor like no other. She is a magnanimous beacon of hope for all entrepreneurs and organisations. She is my go-to for anything AI and web3 related. Her mind-bending perspectives and money can’t buy access to world-class thought leaders keep her ten steps in business and innovation. Amanda pushes boundaries in technology but is realistic in commercialisation, proven by her achievements in business.
Executive Chairman
HydrolyTe and Top Shelf International

The team loved it and it had a fantastically uplifting impact on us all. Thank you.
Managing Director

Amanda Johnstone is CEO of Transhuman and one of Australia’s most globally recognised AI Technologists and technology communicators.

Amanda has one of the most inviting presence and trust building attitudes that I've ever worked with. Not only she is a technological guru, but she is an accomplished executive with several companies founded and a focus on using her skill and network to do good for society. I first encountered her during her hit Clubhouse show "Talk Nerdy to Me" in which I was first drawn to the very real and noble and raw technology and personal conversations advancing the field during the pandemic in several areas including Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Crypto, NFTs and more generalized topics.
Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

It’s rare to find someone as kind, sharp, and hard-working as Amanda. She’s the person who makes everyone around her better but never asks for any of the credit. She shows up, thinks long-term, and is as personable as she is professional.
Instagram and Youtube

She Lost Too Many Friends to Suicide, Now Her App is Saving Lives.

The presentation was sincere and from the heart. Words cannot indicate how appreciative we all are for hearing you speak today. Thank you.
Executive Strategy, Quality & Partnerships & Acting Executive People & Culture
WISE Employment

Armed with influential thought-leadership skills and a tenacious drive to transform the role of technology, it is Amanda who is propelling the future wellbeing of the human race.
The CEO Magazine