Dr Catriona Wallace

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Dr Catriona Wallace is the Founder and CEO of high-profile FinTech and ASX Listed company (Cre8tek:CR8) Flamingo, which provides a Cognitive Virtual Assistant (Artificial Intelligence) called ‘ROSIE’ that helps Financial Services companies across the world improve online sales conversion rates and the better servicing of customers.
 
Based in NYC and Sydney, Dr Catriona Wallace is one of the world’s most cited experts on the Future of Customer Experience, Artificial Intelligence and Bot Strategy. Flamingo is also the second only woman CEO and woman Chair led business ever to list on the ASX. It is also one of the only AI companies listed in Australia. The company has also recently been successful in entering the Asian market.

Catriona has also founded three other businesses - customer experience design firm, Fifth Quadrant, market research firm, ACA Research and women’s co-working space, The Ventura. Catriona has a PhD in Organizational Behavior: Human Technology Interaction and is a well published author and Analyst. Catriona has been recognized as in the Top 4 Most Respected People globally in the Customer Experience sector.

Catriona is a highly awarded business person having been inducted into the Australian Business Woman’s Hall of Fame, winning Telstra Business Awards, is Alumni in the Springboard Enterprises Women Entrepreneur’s and EY Entrepreneur of the Year programs. Recently Catriona was awarded a Pearcey Foundation award for tech entrepreneurs.

Catriona is also a high profile philanthropist, human rights activist and mother of five.

Catriona shared her experiences and insights with Advance on being an (incredibly successful) woman in business in 2017, click here to read the article.

Learn more about Catriona, including how her career has evolved, the first thing she does when returning home, and why her work is important here.

Meet Dr Catriona Wallace, the 2017 Advance Global Australian Technology Innovation Award Winner and check out her acceptance speech from the Awards ceremony below.