The future of work

The future of work

Jan 30
Join Telstra CEO Andrew Penn for this keynote address on what Australia needs to do to ensure we have the most skilled, best trained and most resilient workforce in a fast-changing world.


Andrew Penn, Chief Executive Officer, Telstra

Event overview

How will the connectivity and technology driven fourth industrial revolution affect the world of work? Is Australia ready for the accelerating changes underway?
We discuss the strategies and actions needed in a world where every job will be different, every business model disrupted, and every worker will need to upskill and reskill throughout their careers.

Event presentations 

Andrew Penn, Telstra MP3

Moderated discussion MP3

Delegate handout PDF

Meet the keynote speaker

Andrew Penn
Chief Executive Officer, Telstra

Andrew Penn became Chief Executive Officer on 1 May, 2015 after serving as Telstra's Chief Financial Officer and Group Executive International. Andrew is an experienced senior executive with a career spanning more than 30 years.  Prior to joining Telstra, Andrew was with AXA Asia Pacific for 20 years where he held a number of positions including Group Chief Executive (2006-2011), Chief Executive Officer for Australia and New Zealand, Group Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive for Asia and spent time based in Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand and Indonesia.  Under Andrew’s leadership AXA built a successful Asian platform, which was sold to its parent company in 2011 for $10.4bn.

Additional participants to be confirmed.


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