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 Michelle Price – The heart of cybsersecurity

Michelle Price – The heart of cybsersecurity

It could be said that some of the most successful people are also those most comfortable with risk. It’s certainly true for Michelle Price (BA 1999), CEO of AustCyber, Australia’s Cyber Security Growth Network, who has made a career out of it. Well and truly in her stride, Michelle leads from the centre and is proving that even in one of the most technical and technologically driven indust...

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 Greg Moss – Shining bright

Greg Moss – Shining bright

Speaking with Greg Moss from his New York home, where he has just enjoyed the rare chance to read his son a bedtime story, it’s easy to forget he is one of the youngest public company general counsels on Wall Street. ‘The days are very long, but I’m home now,’ he says with a touch of weariness. Still, he’s generous with his time and thoughts, relaxed even, and it feels like you’...

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 Sylvestre Mang – Global vision

Sylvestre Mang – Global vision

Cameroon, France and Australia. There’s not an obvious link between the three countries, but in an increasingly global world, these connections are becoming all the more common. Still, it’s how people make sense of these seemingly disparate experiences that informs who they become – and makes life so interesting. And for someone like Sylvestre Mang (MComm 2008), who has a real sense of ...

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 Dr Julie Vonwiller and Chris Vonwiller – Innovation and Enterprise

Dr Julie Vonwiller and Chris Vonwiller – Innovation and Enterprise

2020 Alumni Award Winner – Innovation and Enterprise BA 1976, BA (Hons) 1980, PhD 1989; MBA 1975 They say two heads are better than one, but in the case of Dr Julie Vonwiller and her husband Chris Vonwiller – founders of Appen, a multi-lingual provider of high-quality training data that powers artificial intelligence for some of the world’s most well-known organisations – their succe...

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 Pauline Wright – Professional Excellence

Pauline Wright – Professional Excellence

2020 Alumni Award Winner – Professional Excellence BA/LLB 1985 We often hear about sliding door moments, but when you’re on the threshold of university, and your life is opening up before you, the choices you make – or indeed, those that are thrust upon you – can have a lifelong impact. For Pauline Wright, a bright, creative student, the closing of the art school she had enrolled in ...

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 Angela Ng – International Achievement

Angela Ng – International Achievement

2020 Alumni Award Winner – International Achievement MBA 2003, MMgt 2002 From a young girl of 14 who had to give up school to support her family, to the head of a publicly listed company with 5,000 employees, Angela Wai Yung Ng has displayed a single focus to improve her life and that of her family through education, of which Macquarie University has played a part. And yet, eminently succ...