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Execution Speaker Series with Priyanka Vaidya and Grant Brits

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Macquarie University Incubator

8 Hadenfeld Ave

Macquarie University, NSW 2109

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- ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND -

Speaker Series on Execution with Priyanka Vaidya from EMOTIV and Grant Brits from Superestate

EMOTIV has a number of applications for their brain wearables, ranging from Performance & Wellness, Brain Controlled Technology, Brain Research + Education and Consumer Insights. Each solution portfolio includes a unique hardware and software combination tailored to best suit the use case.

Priyanka will share the process maps, checklists and lessons learnt when trying to bring a cool idea to life!

Superestate – taking Superestate from an idea to a reality. Grant will briefly cover:

  • Original idea (how he came up with the business)
  • Business formation journey (which took more than 12 months and had many hurdles!)
  • Launch, growth and where to next!


About the Speakers:

Priyanka Vaidya is a Health Tech product manager with experience in medical devices, biopharmaceuticals and digital health. She believes in leveraging empathy to design and launch patient-centric health tech products.

She works as a Product Manager at EMOTIV, pioneers of high quality mobile EEG technology and brain wearables. She has worked at Fortune 500 companies and start-ups, recently managing a digital health portfolio valued at $10M for a newly listed ASX start-up. With work experience in India, Germany, US and Australia, she understands the vital role that ‘culture’ plays in organizational leadership.

With a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Akron, Ohio – she has an IEEE publication for applying artificial intelligence to optimise breast cancer classification. She holds her MBA from MGSM and has specialized in healthcare leadership and business performance and operations management.


Grant is the Founder & CEO of Superestate. Superestate is a superannuation fund that has created a new way for all Australians to access the residential property market.

Prior to Founding Superestate Grant worked for Optiver Asia Pacific as a Corporate Strategy Manager in Investment Banking for Bank of America Merrill Lynch in both Sydney and New York.

Grant holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Applied Finance from Macquarie University


Program:

Registration/Networking - 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Introduction & Welcome to Country - 6:00pm - 6:05pm
Priyanka Vaidya- 6:05pm - 6:25pm
Grant Brits- 6:25pm - 6:45pm
Q&A- 6:45pm - 7:00pm
Networking - 7:00pm - 7:30pm

Light refreshments provided.

MQ Incubator Go Program

The Incubator’s Go Program is designed to help you grow an initial idea into a sustainable venture. Running over a 10 week iterative period, each week explores a different theme, starting with idea generation and ending with a pitch competition. It consists of weekly practical workshops and events to give a good awareness and understanding of each key step along the entrepreneur or innovation journey. You can follow the entire 10 week program, coming to all of the workshops and events, or you can dip into the particular themes you are interested in. Become a member and stay updated will all of our events - mq.edu.au/incubator

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