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Celina Siriyos

Celina Siriyos is a writer at Chello, where she uses words to complement animation, video, design and branding. Words are her thing. She’s uses them to design financial literacy workshops for teenagers, write an interview with a British Vogue fashion editor and script emotive videos about logistics. She is unsure why people keep allowing her […]

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Leisha Parkinson

Leisha is someone who will never deny herself the opportunity to hear a great story, or create one for that matter. Having studied Psychology at university, she is naturally curious about people, ideas and culture and how they culminate together in this big, wide world. She has worked as the overseeing editor for youth publisher, […]

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Soren Trampedach

Soren Trampedach has an impressive 20-year career in leadership positions in several industries with a focus on the office furniture industry. He developed Work Club to provide established businesses with a unique, boutique solution to the challenges posed by the rapid pace of change in the working environment. Prior to establishing Work Club, Soren spent […]

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Alyssa O’Brien

For 15 years, Alyssa taught at Stanford University as a Lecturer in Writing and Rhetoric. She bought a red carpet and had students give TED-style talks about crucial issues facing today’s global leaders. Now she is elated to be joining the writing team at TEDxSydney. She brings experience directing an international research study called the […]

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Siona Singletary

Siona is a strategy enthusiast and digital native with eight years of experience spanning across advertising, creative and social media. Siona provides thought leadership and human insights to the Poem team across the digital and influencer space, working with travel, government, tech, FMCG and QSR brands.

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Matthew Malcolm

Matt is the Founder and Managing Director at Gallantway, a specialist performance marketing company based in Sydney. Originally from New Zealand, Matt moved to Australia 7 years ago and is passionate about technology, innovation, science, human resources, creativity, and surfing.

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Sharon Timms

Self-confessed word-nerd, raconteur and collector of red lipsticks, Sharon Timms loves little more than the power of a good story (and finding the proof reader’s unicorn, the elusive double space). From copywriting, media communications and content creation in the wildly popular travel, food, drinks & lifestyle sector through to technical writing across science and health, […]

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Kaushik Ram

Dr. Kaushik Ram works with forward thinking cooperations, government departments and leading education providers to unlock their natural abilities. He pioneers research into the nervous system and leads groundbreaking talks in Australia and globally. For six years, he worked as a Neuroimaging Specialist at the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney. Here, he was the […]

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Gina Lednyak

Gina Lednyak is the Founder and CEO of global agency L&A Social Media and has been at the forefront of social media strategy and implementation since Mark Zuckerberg tested and launched ‘the Facebook’ in her University town of Boston. Gina studied engineering and psychology before relocating to Sydney in 2007. She quickly recognised an opportunity […]

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