Twice named one of the top 5 most influential members of the Australian technology industry by Australian Financial Review, Steve Vamos helped change our tech landscape forever. With over 30 years’ experience in IT and online media, Steve has worked in Australia, the US and Asia. He’s currently serving as non-executive Director of Telstra and Fletcher Building and was Co-Chairman of Australian startup Reading Room Inc. Steve’s celebrated career includes roles as CEO of Microsoft Australia and NZ, VP and Managing Director of Apple Computer Asia Pacific and CEO of ninemsn. He has a Civil Engineering degree and was Founder and President of the Society for Knowledge Economics, a not for profit think tank. Passionate about leadership and change, Steve advocates that we need to think about how much of our conditioning at work is about doing what we’re told rather than about how to create the future. He believes having an adventurous mind means being caring and connected, being willing to try new things and perhaps failing; and also being a “learn it all” not “know it all”.