Technology Futurist and CEO, Market Clarity
Technology futurist Shara Evans is a globally acknowledged keynote speaker and widely regarded as one of the world’s top female 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. Shara is a regular media commentator on technology issues — appearing on shows such as The Project, Weekend Sunrise, Sky News, The Drum, Lateline, 7:30 and is regularly quoted in publications such as The Australian Financial Review, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and many others.
Shara is also 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, as well as the founder of Telsyte (which she sold to publicly listed UXC), and has been providing innovative research and strategic consulting on telecoms and technology throughout her successful career.
Shara helps 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 to 20 years, and assists them in commercialising these concepts into innovative new products and services. In her keynote speeches, Shara brings together the latest technology innovations and cutting-edge research projects, tying them into strategic insights for a wide range of industries.