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AI Ethics & Responsible Tech - BoabAI, Dr Catriona Wallace (ArteHouse Innovation Series with Ali & Tim)
This is Episode 2 of the ArteHouse Innovation Series with Ali & Tim.
In this episode, our Portfolio Manager, Ali Clunies-Ross, and Artesian Partner, Tim Heasley, interview Dr Catriona Wallace.
Listen as Catriona breaks down artificial intelligence – what it is, best use cases and lessons for corporate innovators. She also talks about the existential risks posed by AI and the ethics of building responsible, inclusive technology companies.
About Dr Catrona Wallace
Catriona Wallace is the Executive Chair of Boab AI - Artesian's AI Accelerator. Catriona has been recognised by the Australian Financial Review as the Most Influential Woman in Business & Entrepreneurship.
She is based between Australia and the US, she is also the Founder & CEO of Ethical AI Advisory, the Founder of Artificial Intelligence ASX Listed company Flamingo AI, which exited to BDMN Investments in 2020. Flamingo AI was the second only woman led (CEO & Chair) business ever to list on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Having recently been inducted into the Royal Institution in 2019, recognising her excellence in scientific achievement and commitment to science, Catriona is one of the world’s most cited experts and speakers on Artificial Intelligence, Responsible Technology, Ethics & Human Rights and Women in Leadership. She is also a philanthropist, human rights activist and mother of five.
She has achieved significant awards in technology & innovation including Advance Australia’s highest award for Australians working abroad. In large part, this success comes directly as a result of her deep experience in data and technology as well as the human side of transformation. In this interview, we talked about everything you need to know about Artificial Intelligence.
With a dedicated passion for encouraging more women to pursue careers in technology, Catriona is leading by example, listen as she shares her experience, expertise and know more about women in technology.
About Boab AI
Boab AI, is a scaleup investment program based in Melbourne, investing in Victorian and international AI companies ready to expand globally.
Their mission is to connect an ecosystem of entrepreneurs, government organisations, universities / research institutes, corporations / industry groups and investors working to grow AI opportunities in Victoria and around the world.
AI ventures interested in applying to the Boab AI scaleup program can apply here: https://www.boab.ai/
Reinventing the Solar Supply Chain - 5B, Chris McGrath (ArteHouse Innovation Series with Ali & Tim)
This is Episode 1 of the ArteHouse Innovation Series with Ali & Tim.
In this episode, our Clean Energy Portfolio Manager, Ali Clunies-Ross, and Artesian Partner, Tim Heasley, interview Chris McGrath, Co-Founder & CEO of 5B.
Listen as Chris shares how he, at a young age, discovered his passion for renewable energy and paved a path to launching and scaling a solar supply chain company, tackling energy inefficiencies to create a more sustainable world.
Chris is an inventor, engineer and renewable energy innovator on a mission to accelerate the global transition to clean energy.
As founder and chief executive of 5B, he focuses on developing cutting-edge technology that reduces the cost of renewable energy for customers.
Prior to 5B, Chris was development manager at Infigen Energy, where he led the development of a 400MW+ utility scale solar PV development pipeline. More recently, as founder and director of Solar Fields (est 2011, 95 MW portfolio), Chris worked across government, communities and the private sector from early-stage development through delivery, project acquisition and project finance.
5B has reinvented the solar supply chain to simplify how projects are delivered, using fewer materials, lightening-fast deployment and streamlined logistics.
The result is their flagship technology: a portable, prefabricated solar array. The Maverick unlocks new opportunities across the entire energy market, while reducing project risk for customers.
To find out how 5B can deliver your next solar project cheaper, faster and more effectively, please get in touch at info@5B.com.au.
A Primer for Corporate Innovation & Venture Capital - Guy Newton
Our VCaaS director discusses startup-related corporate innovation: what it is, different approaches, and how to measure success. We also take a deeper look into some of the challenges and trends that Guy is seeing.
Guy Newton, the Director of Artesian’s VC-as-a-Service business, has had a varied career in innovation. From running commercial operations at an Indonesian fintech scale-up, to working as Google’s Head of Monetisation Partnerships in Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific, Guy has been seated at both sides of the innovation table. In this episode, Guy is interviewed by Vicky Lay, Partner and Head of Impact at Artesian, to talk about corporate innovation and venture capital.
Venture Capital as a Service overview
How to Identify and Guard Against Greenwashing in Portfolios (Green & Sustainable Fixed Income Investing Series)
This is Episode 2 of the Green & Sustainable Fixed Income Investing Series.
In this episode, our North American Fixed Income Managing Director, Kurt Tan, interviews Artesian Founding Partner & Head of ESG, John McCartney, about greenwashing: what it is, how it can show up in portfolios, and some of the strategies investors can use to identify and guard against greenwashing.
Green Bond Principles - ICMA - June 2021
Climate Bonds Initiative
The 'Greenium' (Green & Sustainable Fixed Income Investing Series)
This is Episode 1 of the Green & Sustainable Fixed Income Investing Series.
Artesian fixed income CIO Matthew Clunies-Ross discusses the premium for green bonds reflecting both scarcity and investor demand, the 'greenium', with Green & Sustainable Bond Fund portfolio manager David Gallagher.
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