Fund Tech
Sep 04, 2018 - Sep 05, 2017 Grace Hotel, Sydney

This independent, comprehensive and timely event aims to highlight the latest developments and future trends in innovation and technology as it applies to Australian Superfunds as they face a challenging era of increased regulatory scrutiny, competition, investment complexity, an expanding retiree sector, industry disruptors and heightened member expectations.

05thSeptember 2018 - Day 2

Participants registration and refreshments.

Chairman’s address to the gathering.


  • Stephen Huppert, Consultant


Latest insights and updates into the expanding new breed of superannuation businesses and impact on traditional superfunds.


  • Josh Wilson, CEO, Grow Super
  • Dan Cohen, CEO/Founder, Flare HR
  • Peter Stanhope, Co-Founder, GigSuper


  • Marie-Anne Lampotang, General Manager,Sydney, Stone & Chalk

FinTechs don’t need to be a competitor, but can also present an opportunity for incumbent funds to augment their capability and customer offerings via partnerships more rapidly than is possible internally. There are however often some challenges in FinTech-Incumbent collaborations and often these arrangements can fail. We’ll explore what it takes to engineer a successful collaboration and some of the common pitfalls to avoid.


  • Josh Golombick, Co-Founder, Plenty Wealth
  • Ben Ford, Head of Sales, Yodlee

Refreshments and Networking opportunity for participants.

Digital innovation and agile are key to the FSI and Superannuation funds. This presentation leverages established case studies to illustrate the importance of managing agile transition and safeguarding regulatory and security issues.


  • Jeff Hunter, Director, Australia and New Zealand, Blueprint Systems
  • Key jobs to be done for IT Leadership
  • Data that shows how High-Performance teams are outperforming their low performing peers
  • Which competency areas need to be developed to evolve engineering effectiveness
  • How to evolve those competency areas
  • How to address concerns about organisational culture, change management, comms & engagement when going through a transformation program


  • Marcio Sete, Head of Technology services, Elabor8

Lunch and Networking opportunity for participants.

The Consumer Data Right, Open Data, and Open Banking  will change the technical and competitive landscape for superannuation funds. The inevitable prospect of open super and pensions is primed to supercharge innovation and competition in the superannuation system. We’ll discuss why data has become such a valuable resource; take a look at the Open Banking and Consumer Data Right reforms (and what this means for superannuation funds), and then touch on some opportunities and challenges for the superannuation industry.



  • John Steffanoni, Principal Consultant, Legal & Risk,QMV Solutions

Custodian perspective on how superfunds can utilize data more effectively to meet investment performance objectives and improve member outcomes.


  • Marko Milek, PhD, Managing Director, Head of Global Exchange APAC

Refreshments and Networking opportunity for participants.

  • Best practice use of data and personalisation to engage members around statements
  • Creating utility and member value through digital applications
  • Using content that enriches member/client experience


  • Mike Zeederberg, MD, Zuni
  • Mergers, consolidation and potential lending capacity of traditional superfunds
  • Impact of competition from industry disruptors
  • Anticipated outlook for robo advice and AI and other emerging technologies
  • Changing demographics, workplace dynamics and financial expectations


  • Greg Einfield, Director, Plenty Wealth
  • Paul Cahill, Chief Executive Officer, Ness Superannuation
  • Jean-Luc Ambrosi, Executive General Manager Marketing,Telstra Super
  • Closing remarks from the Chair and vote of thanks by the Chairman

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