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Kiwi Digital Leader dominates at Talent Unleashed Awards

Published: Fri 8 Dec 2017 09:26 AM
Kiwi Digital Leader dominates at Talent Unleashed Awards
08 December 2017: The winners of the 2017 Talent Unleashed Awards were announced at an awards event last night in Sydney, with Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak and Talent Founder and Executive Chairman Richard Earl crowning Kiwi Chief Digital Officer Nick Whitehouse as global category winner in the Most Disruptive Technology Leader category.
Whitehouse has a unique history leading businesses through disruption and technology firsts. His work as Chief Digital Officer at MinterEllisonRuddWatts saw him leading their digital transformation and implementing wholesale technology change. He is currently at the helm of a world leading Legal AI joint venture between MinterEllisonRuddWatts and Goat Ventures to explore the potential use of artificial intelligence for legal services.
Sir Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group and Global Talent Unleashed Awards judge commented: “[Nick is] an impressive leader with great results.”
Sir Richard wasn’t alone in identifying Nick as an outstanding individual. Kiwi judge Frances Valintine, Founder and Chair of The Mind Lab, recognised Whitehouse as a game-changer with a desire to do good things that benefit the world while starting with a commitment to disrupt law.
“Nick is undertaking some major projects using some of the most transformational technologies of our time.
“His adoption of AI to improve law and Blockchain smart contracts puts him in a very small group of leaders who both understands what these technologies can do and how to integrate them into an existing sector,” says Valintine.
The Talent Unleashed Awards are one of the world’s leading awards programs recognising technology entrepreneurship. The awards are convened by Talent, an Australian technology and IT services recruitment business now operating in six countries globally.
As part of the prize, Nick will travel to Silicon Valley with the five other winners, for an exclusive tour of some of the world’s leading technology companies and receive individual time with Steve Wozniak to be guided on their innovation journey.
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