Christina Gerakiteys is Co-CEO of SingularityU Australia and is a catalyst for change. She has a talent for alchemizing the impossible into the possible. Christina knows human potential is unlimited.
Christina’s mission is to inspire and empower leaders to find solutions to humanity’s grandest challenges. Through her work, she seeks to open hearts and minds to the possibilities for humanity presented by exponential technologies.
After attending the Executive Program at SingularityU (NASA Ames, Silicon Valley), Christina opened the first SingularityU Chapter in Australia (SUAU) in April 2018. SUAU has since launched the SUAU Global Impact Challenge and the SUAU Summit and is the 8th Country Partner of Singularity University globally.
Christina is a fully accredited SU Faculty member at SingularityU. She is the host of the SingularityU Australia Summit podcast, Inspire for 5.
Christina is a sought after corporate and university program designer and facilitator - her curriculums driven by design thinking, engagement, purpose and play. She lectures in Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship where she advocates Moonshot Thinking – disrupting current mindsets to encourage exploration into what is possible.
Her engaging style, depth of knowledge and authentic desire to impact the planet for good, have made Christina an in-demand key-note speaker. She has presented at the SingularityU Australia Summit, Vivid Ideas, Creative Innovation Conference and Inspiring Women Leaders Digital Conference in Madrid. Christina also produces the annual Hunter Innovation Festival.
As founder of UtopiaX, a business focused on creativity and innovation, Christina designs corporate innovation programs and writes for several publications. She is a frequent guest on radio where she speaks on business and the crucial role these factors play in success. She is a regular contributor to the award-winning Front-End Innovation blog.
Christina will publish her second book The Multiplier Effect: Celebrating Success One Failure at a Time, in 2019.
Christina is currently writing her PhD in Creativity and Innovation, is a director on several companies, and is an active advocate for several innovation committees.