Dr Catriona Wallace

Global Ethicist, AI and Metaverse Specialist, Entrepreneur, Investor and TV personality

Dr Catriona Wallace (she/they) is a Global Ethicist, AI and Metaverse specialist, entrepreneur, investor, TV personality and leader in the Psychedelic Renaissance.

Catriona has founded and led numerous companies in the AI, Metaverse, market research, customer experience and ethics sectors.

She also is a Shark on the hit TV series, Shark Tank Australia.

Catriona walks between the worlds of business and shamanics, having trained with the Shipibo people in Peru.

Her great interest and life path is to support the evolution of technology and humanity so that it is of benefit to all. To do this Catriona has developed a global reputation as a leader in technology and ethics and is also a recognised leader in the Psychedelic Renaissance.

She’s co-authoured the book Checkmate Humanity: the how and why of Responsible AI. Today, Catriona advises businesses, communities and governments globally on responsible technology and she also facilitates transformational leadership retreats based on traditional plant and earth medicines.

Catriona has been acknowledged as one of the top 10 commentators globally on AI and ethics, one of the top content creators related to the Metaverse, a top Global Power Woman by the Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (UK) and the Australian Financial Review regards Catriona as the most influential woman in business and entrepreneurship.

As a Shark on the hit TV series Shark Tank Australia Catriona states that she does however identify more as a dolphin or a mermaid than a shark. Catriona has appeared on many other TV programs including 60 Minutes, The Project, QandA, amongst others.

An expert in future of technology and humanity, Dr Catriona Wallace is the Founder of the Responsible Metaverse Alliance, is an Adjunct Professor, and Chairs the Boab AI venture capital fund. She was also the Founder of a machine learning company based out of New York.

Catriona is also an early leader in the Psychedelic Renaissance, having trained as a Medicine Guide and talks publicly about the benefits of Indigenous based plant medicines. She is currently producing a podcast series called Psychedelics for Leaders, with an accompanying book, due for release in 2024.

Catriona recently co-authoured a popular book Checkmate Humanity: the how and why of Responsible AI and is a mother of six young adults.

Dr Catriona Wallace speaks about:

  •  Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation
  •  Responsible Technology & the AI Ethicist
  •  The Future of Work
  •  Diversity & Inclusion

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