In High Places

'Karen Stocks’ career path is a story of taking existing skills and leaping into a role to gain new experience. Not bad for someone who completed high school with no idea about a future career. Photographer: Alan Richardson.

Machine learning or people power? Karen Stocks FCPA has a foot in both worlds.


Ayesha Khanna will talk about AI and machine learning at WCOA 2018.

Learning to love AI: Dr Ayesha Khanna sees a new way forward with artificial intelligence


Helen Coonan, the chair of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), has a CV studded with political, legal and commercial expertise. But just as importantly, it’s underwritten by a strong social conscience. Photographer: Nic Walker.

The Complaints Whisperer: Helen Coonan's clear vision for the new Australian Financial Complaints Authority


'My team was charged with finding out where the Taliban got its money from and how much.' US Navy Lieutenant Bill Conway, who used his accounting acumen to fight terrorism. Photography: Chris Strong.

From accounting to bringing down the Taliban


A willingness to have fun combined with shrewd business acumen has made entrepreneur Allan Zeman FCPA well loved in Hong Kong.

Being Allan Zeman, Hong Kong entrepreneur and 'Mr Lan Kwai Fong'


Tim Reed always wanted to be involved in business in some way, shape or form.

Courage, humility, drive and vision: what MYOB's Tim Reed values most in leaders


One of Satya Nadella’s first acts after becoming CEO of Microsoft was to ask the company’s top executives to read Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication, a treatise on empathic collaboration.

Transforming culture at Microsoft: Satya Nadella sets a new tone


Strava's CEO James Quarles, a former Instagram and Facebook executive, is no stranger to building successful digital communities. Photos by Marc Olivier Le Blanc.

Strava success: why the app adds a million new users every 40 days


Ruslan Kogan, founder kogan.com. Photos by Damien Pleming.

Amazon's entry to Australia doesn't worry Ruslan Kogan


Start typing Bernard Salt's name into Google and the very first thing that comes up is "Bernard Salt avocado". Sadly for him, this does not mean Salt has a prolific sideline as a TV chef. Photos by Jarrod Barnes.

No trust, no job security: Bernard Salt on the uncertain future


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