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FREE and exclusive talks over Zoom with industry leaders.  Pre-book here and your link will be sent out on the day.

What’s on

12 March 12:30 – 1:10pm – Social Enterprises: What works and what doesn’t with Sérgio Kulikovsky

18 March 12:45 – 1:45pm – Big Data and AI – Scary or Exciting? with Greg Einfeld

25 March 12:00 – 12:45 – Leadership during change and crisis with Michele Goldman 

27 March 12:00 – 12:45pm – The do’s and dont’s of digital design and marketing with Alex Vlassov & Amir Neta 

30 March 12:45 – 1:45pm – Start ups in the medical industry with Yvonne Selecki

Speaker bios

Sérgio Kulikovsky is a FinTech founder and active angel investor, participating in over 20 companies. He began his career as a financial analyst in Brazil and in 1998 started NetTrade which became Brazil’s largest online broker and was sold in 2000 to Banco Santander. Sérgio then invested in Certisign where he was CEO from 2002-2008, and in 2010 started Acesso, a neobank for the underbanked. Sérgio holds two masters degrees and now lives in Sydney, where he is actively involved in the Jewish community.

Greg Einfeld is a qualified actuary with expertise in financial services, fintech, algorithms, and data analysis.  He led MLC’s life insurance business and has since started 6 of his own businesses.  He is currently the CEO of Lime Actuarial and Price Wizard.  He sits on the board of Hakoah and works actively with the JCA in planning for the future of the community.

Yvonne Selecki is a medical doctor at the Garvan Institute and is currently developing software to help doctors treat osteoporosis to prevent fractures in the elderly. She has also worked as a general practitioner, a writer and in science TV programmes. As a board member on a medical ethics committee, Yvonne has an understanding and continuing interest in the difficult decisions facing doctors and patients.

Michele Goldman is CEO of Asthma Australia, having played a key role in the merger of several Asthma Foundations to form a stronger, national body.  She was previously CEO for the School for Social Entrepreneurs, an organisation which provided learning programs to support sustainable social enterprises. Michele’s career has spanned both the corporate, social enterprise and not-for-profit sectors. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an alumnus of the Sydney Leadership Program.  She is currently a Director of JewishCare and has held board roles with The Housing Connection and Royal Hospital for Women Foundation.

Alex Vlassov has 15+ years of industry experience working for various companies as an in-house creative, managing projects from logo identity, website design to digital marketing. He is also a founder of a local digital agency called Shtudio, where Alex and his team work with startups and SMBs on developing their digital media and helping businesses “get their sh*t together”. He holds a bachelor in Commerce Marketing and a Masters of Design, which have given him a cross-disciplinary skillset that comes to the fore when tackling complex projects or managing diverse teams. Some of the areas that Alex and his team specialise in are logo & corporate identity design, website development, digital marketing such as Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and general design/web related queries businesses often find themselves trying to accomplish on their own.

Amir Neta was born and raised in Israel, and now lives in Bondi. In addition to Search Engine Optimization, his areas of expertise range from maximising the volume of inbound organic traffic to updating and maintaining websites. He is adept at analysing websites for improvements and proposing the changes needed in order to improve quality and the amount of people that visit, browse and if need be – buy! Amir has worked for clients and companies from all over the world, including the U.K, Ireland, Israel and Australia, and prides himself on his ability to think outside the box, and his aptitude for managing projects with focus, attention to detail and accuracy.

Want to get in touch? Speak to Anna at anna@shalom.edu.au or 9381 4273

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