Peter Birch is a Company Director at MetaOptima, creating intelligent technology to help doctors detect and treat skin cancer, and Company Director of the Medical Software Industry Association (MSIA), representing the software vendors of the healthcare industry in Australia.

Based in Sydney, Australia, in 2021 Pete left his full time role as a senior executive to run his business full time.

He’s also the creator and host of Talking HealthTech; a podcast and membership community for people passionate about connecting and learning about the effective use of technology in healthcare.

Peter joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen discuss the Business of Health Technology…

Starting while in college, Tal Zlotnitsky has founded or co-founded five successful companies over a career of nearly 30 years. 

In March 2021, in order to start Our.Love, Tal stepped down as CEO of his latest startup, iControl Data – now a leading B2B payments provider which handles billions of dollars in financial transactions and is backed by Goldman Sachs among other investors. 

Tal chose to launch Our.Love not because he is an expert on love, but because he has proven repeatedly that he can inspire brilliant people to come together to achieve audacious things.

Tal joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the business of relationships…

Elliott Brown is the inventor of the NUM Protocol and founder of NUM Technology, which is the company behind a newly launched service called CompanyDirectory.

Providing company details almost instantly, free of charge, Company Directory and can be accessed via a web browser, text message or WhatsApp message and the technology behind the service is being hailed as a step change in how data can be delivered online.

Elliott’s passion is to make access to data unlimited, unrestricted and free for everyone and he is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Taking Back Control of the Internet…

Mike Magnussen is a final year PhD student at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute for Child Health.

Mike’s focus over his studies has been to develop human tissue engineered models for heart development. The purpose of which is to overcome discrepancies between leading animal models such as mice and fish in favour of human models of tissue development. And to enhance global adoption of the three Rs; Reduction; of the number of animals used in research, Refinement; focusing on enhanced human focused modeling for the purpose of more accurate study of the human heart. Replacement; to develop methods which avoid or replace the use of animals.

Soon to embark on a post doc position at DanStem, based at the University of Copenhagen, Mike will continue his research in the field of stem cell biology and is here with his wife, Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen, to discuss The Business of Bioengeering.

Wael Elazab is a digital communications evangelist, campaign and strategy advisor and teacher to private, public and academic organisations. Through his work, Wael enables individuals, through the effective delivery of digital tools and skills training, to relay their message and define their brand.

Wael is an advocate for the democratisation of digital tools and he is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Digital Liberties.

Originally from South Africa, Francis West has spent nearly 31 years in the UK delivering IT and cyber security solutions to businesses.

In 1993, Francis launched FWCS, an IT support company providing solutions for the recruitment, estate agents and education sectors and was responsible for redesigning a bespoke database solution to make it a cloud-based recruitment platform available to users in Georgia, Pakistan, Dubai, India, Ireland, France and the UK.

Francis now sits on five Cyber Security Panels and is the Cyber Security National Lead for the FSB (Federation of Small Businesses).

This is The Business of Cyber Security…

Dr Phil Wu is the founder and CEO of Absolar – a tech startup with the mission to solve the climate change crisis. Learn all about Phil’s groundbreaking work in tackling the slow uptake of renewable energy in The Business of AI in Renewable Energy as Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen conducts this in-depth interview.