Innovation Capital delivers New Speakers

Announcing over 30 new speakers for #PAUSE2021 - including the likes of IDEO, CANVA, Twitch, TikTok, ILM, Kapsersky,, EY, European Space Agency, D&AD, Future Brand and many other industry leaders. 

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Our stellar speaker line-up expands as Pause Fest prepares itself to kick off globally in only FIVE WEEKS. The countdown is on!

To date, Pause Fest has rallied over 120 thought leading speakers from across the world to band together and discuss the future of business, innovation and creativity, and share their tips and experiences in an unmissable show that is only weeks away. 

Coming aboard our extensive list of partners are Kaspersky,, EY and TikTok - all of whom will have a featured speaker each to take centre stage as well. 

“We are truly excited to have attracted again the industry titans and global future builders to join us at the epicenter of Australian innovation, that is Pause Fest,” said George Hedon, Founder and CEO, Pause Fest.

Our new array of featured speakers include Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist, Canva, Brett Armstrong, General Manager - Global Business Solution, TikTok, Jennifer Riel, Global Director - Strategy, IDEO, Tim Lindsay, Chairman, D&AD, Janet Lewin, SVP General Manager, Industrial Light & Magic, and many more. 

Here’s the list of all our new speakers announced:

Keynote Sessions



  • Kurt Solarte, Lead Partner, EY Consulting 

  • Vanessa Gavan, Founder & Joint Managing Director, Maximus International 

  • Katherine Boiciuc, Associate Director, Maximus International 

  • Saba Karim, Head of Pipeline, Techstars



Click here to see all of Pause Fest 2021 speakers.


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