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The Capital Connects: Redefining Consumer Behaviour with Matt Wallaert

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8:00 AM
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Event location:
The Capital Level 2 155 Queen Street Brisbane (Enter via the Visitor Information Centre)

Impact your customers’ behaviour and challenge the status quo during the next instalment of The Capital Connects, in August.

At the core of any new technology, innovation or development is a behaviour change. By understanding what causes customers to alter their behaviour we can steer this change, design products that are easy to use and craft marketing messages that resonate.

The morning will feature international consumer behaviour expert Matt Wallaert; George Lucas, from micro-investing app Acorns; a fireside chat with Brisbane’s Chief Digital Officer, Cat Matson; and an expert panel of consumer behaviour specialists.

Date: Friday Aug 25th
Time: 8.00-11.00 am AEST
Location: The Capital Level 2 155 Queen Street Brisbane (Enter via the Visitor Information Centre)
Cost: $59 + (5.90 booking fee)

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Matt Wallaert, Chief Behavioural Officer

Matt Wallaert is a behavioural psychologist and entrepreneur focused on building products and programs that create behaviour change to help people lead better, happier lives. He started in academia, built and sold two startups, then went to Microsoft to build products at larger scale. After becoming a director at Microsoft Ventures, he left to spend more time with his one-year-old son.

George Lucas, CEO and Chairman, Acorns Grow

George is the CEO and Chairman of Acorns Grow Australia Limited and oversees the day-to-day general operations. Acorns Australia is a micro-investing product designed to make investing and saving simple for people of all ages (but especially Gen X and Y). Acorns has enabled George the opportunity to exhibit his detailed understanding of IT and how technology is impacting on financial services in a way that has made him a recognised expert in the Australian market on this issue.

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