Stephen Scheeler

Former Facebook CEO for Australia and New Zealand

Stephen Scheeler is Australia’s most authoritative voice on AI, Leadership & Digital Disruption

Stephen is the former CEO of Facebook ANZ, where he helped guide Facebook’s unprecedented rise from quirky Silicon Valley start-up to media & technology titan. Stephen’s acclaimed TEDx talk – The Oldest Guy at Facebook – recounts his amazing journey at the heart of one of the world’s most disruptive companies.

Stephen is also Co-Founder & CEO of revolutionary artificial intelligence start up, Omniscient – the world leader in using AI to decode the human brain. Backed by some of Australia’s most iconic business names – including Gina Rinehart, Gretel Packer and Will Vicars – in 2022, Omniscient won the coveted SXSW Innovation Award for AI.

Stephen is a dynamic speaker and strategic advisor who captivates audiences of all sizes delivering insightful keynotes that earn high praise and repeat engagements, solidifying him as a sought-after expert in AI and Leadership. A native New Yorker, Stephen has spent over 25 years in Asia-Pacific, with deep experience across Asia & ANZ.

Stephen Talks About

The AI Odyssey
A Silicon Valley Insider’s Guide to demystifying complex AI concepts. With 5 bespoke keynotes addressing AI for Business, Future, the Brain, Ethics & Trust and Society – These keynotes unveil how organisations can harness AI for a multiverse of purposes, illuminating a world enhanced by AI beyond the realm of technology.

Walk the Talk: Mastering the Eight Elements of 21st Century Leadership

Fear or Fascination?: The Future of Technology, Business & Human Life

Personal Journey
The Oldest Guy at Facebook: My Journey from Nowhere to the Heart of Silicon Valley

Innovative Culture
Start-Up DNA: How to Bake Silicon Valley Culture & Innovation into Your Business

How Avoiding Cyberattacks has Organisations Racing to Safety

Have We Met Before? The Revolution of Trust, Identity & Privacy in a Cyber Unsecure World


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