Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, Leanne Kemp, will hold an information session Wednesday 13 November at the Quilpie Shire Hall 9:00am – 10:00am .
The session will outline Leanne’s role with the Office of the Chief Entrepreneur, insights from touring Regional Queensland , important future trends and potential opportunities for communities like Quilpie.
Leanne is the founder and CEO of leading emerging technology enterprise Everledger. She sits on the IBM Blockchain Board of Advisors, the World Trade Board’s Sustainable Trade Action Group and the World Economic Forum’s Blockchain Council, and was named one of the World’s Top 50 Women in Tech by Forbes in 2018.
In her role as the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, an initiative of Advance Queensland, Leanne aims to support and showcase Queensland entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses, and foster state-wide innovation by connecting with regional and remote Queensland.
Queensland has the widest regional spread of innovative entrepreneurship in Australia. More than 60 per cent of Advance Queensland grant recipients are regionally based and 45 per cent of jobs supported by Advance Queensland are through recipients in the regions.