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Technology is constantly changing the world we live and work in. Our panellists discuss their own experiences of innovation and disruption.
Kathryn Parsons is the co-founder and co-CEO of Decoded, a London-based tech startup which aims to increase digital literacy.  Decoded’s signature one-day course trains participants without any background in computers to “code in a day”. In 2013 Kathryn received the Veuve Clicquot New Generation Award and the Women of the Future award in Technology and was named one of the 30 Most Important Women in Tech Under 30 by Business Insider.  She speaks Japanese, Mandarin, French and Italian.

Jason Pellegrino has worked for Google since 2008 – first as head of strategy and sales operations in Australia and from May 2016 as Managing Director of Google Australia and New Zealand. He describes himself on his twitter account as “Sydney Googler by day….. Dad, taxi driver, cat herder and wrestling referee by night and weekends.”
The session will be chaired by Lynn Freeman from Radio New Zealand.