Tech Central: opportunities of NSW's global technology hub

Tech Central: opportunities of NSW's global technology hub

Jun 7
Join Trustees and drivers of the Tech Central precinct to learn about the opportunities for business and the NSW economy.
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Amy Glancey, Chief of Staff, Atlassian
David Thodey AO, Chairman, Tech Central Advisory Committee

Event Overview

David Thodey, along with representatives of the Greater Sydney Commission, and Atlassian’s Amy Glancey will discuss the opportunities for jobs, attracting investment and bringing the brightest technology minds together in this tech hub. 

Learn more about this major urban renewal project and centre for collaboration, and how it will transform Central and the surrounding suburbs and offer affordable space for startups and scaleups.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.


Meet the speakers

Amy Glancey
Chief of Staff, Atlassian

Joining Atlassian in 2016 as the Director of Communications for APAC, Amy expanded her remit to Director of Communications for Global Markets covering APAC and EMEA footprints. In 2018 Amy took the position of Chief of Staff in the Office of the CEO. Prior to Atlassian, Amy spent four years at Groupon where she led the communications team across 14 markets in APAC. Prior to Groupon, Amy held various roles across the US, UK and APAC in both the private and public sector. Amy has a degree in Communications and a Masters in Journalism both of which she graduated with Distinction.

David Thodey AO
Chairman, Tech Central Advisory Committee

David is an experience board chairman and director and is currently Chair of CSIRO, Tyro Payments and Xero, and board member with Ramsay Health Care and Vodafone. He conducted a review of the Australian Public Service under Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and was previously Chair of JobsNSW and Basketball Australia, and Co-Chair of the Infrastructure and Investment Taskforce of the B20 leadership group. David was made an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to business, notably to the telecommunications and information technology sectors, to the promotion of ethical leadership and workplace diversity, and to basketball

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