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Meet innovation guru Sarah Pearson

Posted: 1pm 13 Aug 2020

Business owners, entrepreneurs and innovators will have the chance to meet leader in innovation Dr Sarah Pearson at the next Innovate Moreton Bay social catch-up. It’s a chance to share ideas and learn from someone with global experience.

Dr Pearson is the Innovation Lead and Deputy Director-General Innovation for the Department of State Development, Tourism and Innovation.

Her impressive bio includes roles on the global stage and showcases skills in building innovation ecosystems.

Prior to taking the lead in Queensland’s innovation, her roles included Chief Scientist and Chief Innovation Officer at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; founding CEO of the CBR Innovation Network; PVC Innovation at the University of Newcastle; CEO of ANU Enterprise; management consulting with McKinsey & Co in Sydney; tenured physics academic at UNE; and Global Head of Open Innovation at Cadbury PLC in Reading UK.

Her strategic, research, and innovation skills have also been applied to board positions spanning government, venture capital, tech companies and social impact entities.

She holds a Doctorate in Philosophy and is the author of eight international patents - for cancer diagnosis and novel confectionary.

Say hi, share ideas

Dr Pearson will be the special guest at the next Innovate Moreton Bay's social catch-up on August 19 from 3-5pm at North Lakes Sports Club.

Local business owners, entrepreneurs, innovators, or those who simply want to connect with like-minded thinkers and tinkers are welcome to attend.

There’s no admission charge, but drinks are at attendees’ own expense. Bookings are not required, but social distancing is essential.

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