Faculty

Summit

Daniel Pludek

Global CTO
Kip McGrath

Biography

“Daniel Pludek is a technology professional who has a solid history of partnering with businesses and using technology as an enabler to support optimisation, innovation and growth. Having spent over 20 years within large multi-million-dollar organisations and start-ups; including a stint in Silicon Valley, Daniel has developed a broad range of skills within the Cyber Domain in addition to broader technology areas including architecture, data, governance, risk and engineering. Not only has Daniel delivered global IT strategies and high-profile projects for organisations such as ANZ, Optus and HP/EDS; but he has helped grow start-ups to successful acquisition in Australia and Canada. Daniel continues to invest in start-ups and identifying the best in breed solutions in the market. Daniel holds a BSc from Flinders University in addition to a number of formal certifications and industry qualifications.”

Company

Kip McGrath Education Centres is a global franchise business that offers teachers the opportunity to own a tutoring centre. Founded in 1974 by Kip and Dug McGrath, the network has grown over the years to 600 centres worldwide. Each centre offers a blended delivery of face to face and online tutoring in maths, reading, spelling, comprehension and English. The opportunity to own a Kip McGrath Education Centre is only offered to qualified teachers. Each centre delivers a curriculum that facilitates individualized learning plans to meet each child’s specific needs. An initial FREE Assessment is undertaken by each child and then a program is designed to meet the needs of the child. Programs can vary from remedial and special needs programs through to extension and Senior studies programs. As passionate educators, Kip McGrath tutors thrive on the challenge of teaching students across a range of age groups, learning abilities, learning needs and backgrounds. Tutoring a maximum of five students per tutor over the school term, a Kip McGrath tutor experiences first hand the satisfaction of helping a child reach their potential.

Global CTO, Kip McGrath

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Healthcare Cybersecurity Summit: New York

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