Shara Evans - World Business Forum Sydney 2018
One of the World’s Leading Futurists

Fusing her engineering background with an intuitive understanding of how society is likely to respond to new technologies, Shara weaves the implications of technology innovations into powerful narratives that can be applied to every industry. She is the Founder and CEO of Market Clarity an award-winning technology analyst firm that provides insight, intelligence and advice on all aspects of the telecom and emerging technologies markets.

Shara is a regular media commentator on technology issues — appearing on shows such as ABC’s Q&A, The Project, Weekend Sunrise, Sky News, The Drum, Lateline, 7:30 and is regularly quoted in publications such as the Financial Review, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and many others.

She has been providing innovative research and strategic consulting on telecoms and technology throughout her successful career, helping her clients understand new product and service opportunities that are being underpinned by emerging technologies. Frequently working with executive, strategy and product teams, Shara gets organisations to think outside the box of what’s available today to imagine the world in 10 – 20 years, and assists them in commercialising these concepts into innovative new products and services.

Technology and the Future of Business

  The changing world of 2030 – Understanding how technology will impact jobs, security, and privacy as well as providing incredible business opportunities to commercialise these concepts into innovative new products and services

  Capitalising on the future, now – Thinking outside the box, imagining the world in 10 – 20 years

  An Engineer’s view of the future – How society is likely to respond to the new world of work

  Staying up to date with exponential advances in technology:  Why Augmented and Virtual Reality will be big business

  Avoiding futuristic dystopia – Addressing business threats associated with emerging technologies: AI and Robotics

  Going into the Future – What will it mean to be human?