Join Julia Streets and Dr Catriona Wallace as they explore developments in metaverse and question what really matters, as we grow into this new technology.

Dr Catriona Wallace, is an AI and ethics entrepreneur, expert and founder of the Responsible Metaverse Alliance – and recently announced new “Shark” in Australia Shark Tank TV series. Julia is a leading podcast and events host, as well as being an award-winning entrepreneur. Join us for this incredible session with Julia in London and Catriona in Sydney all brought together in the futuristic platform that is the metaverse.

About the speakers

Julia Streets, Founder & CEO, Streets Consulting

Julia Streets is a champion of fintech entrepreneurship, innovation and diversity.

In 2007, she founded Streets Consulting, the business development, marketing and communications consultancy. She and her team advise a wide range of international firms in the field of fintech, capital markets, investment management and payments innovation, as well as specialist offerings including NFTs, digital assets, tokenisation, blockchain, artificial intelligence and more.

Prior to becoming a founder & CEO, Julia was global head of communications at NYSE Technologies, serving on the Executive Committee and European head of marketing and sales development at Instinet Europe.  She was head of eCommerce for a City PR agency throughout the dotcom boom and over the past 30+ years she has advised hundreds of startups, scaleups and global banks and financial institutions.   A certified transformation leadership coach, she works with senior executives to help them build and lead high performing teams, develop proud and solid growth-minded cultures and outperform as enlightened leaders.

Julia is the host of ‘DiverCity Podcast’ talking about diversity, equity and inclusion in financial services.  Now in its 15th series, DiverCity Podcast has listeners in >50 countries and is ranked one of the world’s top DE&I podcasts.

She is also the host of CityAM’s ESG show “Impact AM Live”, Shell’s Energy Podcast and host of ‘Metaverse: What matters?”, recorded in the metaverse, available on You Tube.

She is an advisor, mentor and investor and is called upon to chair many of the world’s leading conferences drawing not only on her industry experience, but also on her skills as a speaker, host and sell-out stand up comedian.

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Dr Catriona Wallace – Entrepreneur and specialist in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, the metaverse and the responsible use of technology

Dr Catriona Wallace is an entrepreneur and specialist in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, the metaverse and the responsible use of technology. Catriona has been recognised by The Australian Financial Review as the most influential woman in business & entrepreneurship and by the Royal Institution of Australia as a pre-eminent scientist.

Dr Wallace is also Adjunct Professor at UNSW and has been recognised by Onalytica as one of the top global speakers on Ethical AI, and one of the top 32 metaverse content creators. Catriona has also been recognised by Linked In as a Top Voice in Technology.

Catriona is a co-author of Checkmate Humanity: The how and why of responsible AI, released in August 2022.

Dr Wallace is the Founder of the Responsible Metaverse Alliance, a Director of the Gradient Institute, Chair of VC fund Boab AI, a Director of medical research centre, the Garvan Institute, and she was the founder of a machine-learning company based out of New York. Catriona is also the Co- Chair of Sir Richard Branson’s B Team’s AI Coalition.

Catriona is a champion of women, diversity, inclusion, and ethics in technology and has a PhD in Organizational Behaviour. And most  importantly, Catriona is a mother of five, and an advocate of the psychedelic renaissance.