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Complexica CEO Joins Board of Directors of ASX-listed ComOps

21st March 2016 / News
ComOps Limited (ASX: COM) (ComOps), the leading workforce management solutions company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Matthew Michalewicz as a non‐executive director of ComOps Limited.

Matthew has more than 20 years of experience in starting and running high-growth tech companies, especially in the areas of predictive analytics and optimisation. He is currently the CEO of Complexica, a provider of Artificial Intelligence software for helping large organisations increase revenue, margin, and customer engagement through automated analytics: www.Complexica.com

The Board welcomes Matthew. The improvement in the underlying business over recent months is expected to continue and the background and expertise of the Board together with a very capable Management Team ensure that ComOps is well positioned to capitalise on the growthpotential.

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Complexica Interview on Sky News with Peter Switzer

2nd March 2016 / News
Watch the Sky News interview with Peter Switzer and Complexica's Managing Director, Matthew Michalewicz, as they discuss the background of Complexica, and how the company's flagship product, "Larry, the Digital Analyst"®, is used by sales and marketing departments to capture gains in revenue and margin:

 

 

Complexica CEO Featured on Arete Executive Podcast

1st March 2016 / News
Richard Triggs, Managing Director of Arete Executive, discusses entrepreneurship, Artifiical Intelligence, and big data with Matthew Michalewicz.

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Intelligent Response

12th February 2016 / News
Article from the business section of the Adelaide Review:

The idea for Complexica emerged from than more than 200 meetings that the founders of the business had over a six-month period in all cities in Australia, whether it was banks, mining, telcos, infrastructure, agribusiness, manufacturers or utilities. They wanted to understand how the world was changing, what problems businesses were dealing with and why those problems had not been addressed. From these meetings, they discovered that businesses were looking for technology that could rapidly analyse complex data.

Co-founder Matthew Michalewicz elaborates: “Just about every business talked about how much data they were collecting, how it was a priority for them to use that data to either be more efficient or make better decisions in the market. To try and use that to engage with consumers or customers,” he says. “That whole concept of transforming data into actionable insight was an absolute recurring theme. The underlying problem was that they were unable to do it or they had made attempts that were producing very poor results. They were hiring people who were analysing data and the results weren’t great. The idea emerged: ‘Wouldn’t it be great if there was a software application that could do it automatically’. That’s how it happened.”

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Larry, the Digital Analyst from Complexica is Here to Help Your Business Succeed

23rd January 2016 / News
Article from the business section of the Advertiser:

Larry is a digital assistant® — picture a “Siri” for your business — which can perform complex data analysis, which would take a team of human data scientists weeks, in a matter of moments. What does this look like in practice? Picture a software client which can prompt your sales reps about what a customer should be buying to boost their business and keep up with competitors. One which can look at all of the quotes you’ve won and lost across your business and analyse why you won some and missed out on others. And a program which reacts in real time to developments in your business and your customer’s, and adapts immediately.

Basically any data rich task which humans can do, but slowly, Larry can be trained to do. Better. Larry is the product of two years’ concerted work by the team at Adelaide-based software company Complexica. But it’s also a product of a lifetime spent in the company of and in business with mathematicians skilled in artificial intelligence — Mr Michalewicz’s father and Complexica’s chief scientist Zbigniew Michalewicz has published more than 20 books and a multitude of scientific articles on AI.

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Complexica Featured on Sky News

13th January 2016 / News
Watch the Sky News interview with Marty Switzer and Complexica's Managing Director, Matthew Michalewicz, as they discuss the impact that Artificial Intelligence is having on various industries and job types. Matthew explains how enterprises are harnessing the power of Complexica's flagship product, "Larry, the Digital Analyst"® to drive profit and productivity improvements, and what the future might have in store for consumers and businesses alike.

Complexica CEO to Keynote at Melbourne Data Science Summit

14th December 2015 / News
Complexica Pty Ltd, a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence software that helps organisations sell more products and services, and reduce labour costs and headcount, announced today that the company’s CEO will be a keynote speaker at the 2016 Melbourne Data Science Summit.

The Melbourne Data Science Summit is an event for data scientists by data scientists, and will take place on the 5th and 6th of May, 2016 during Melbourne knowledge week. The inaugural event will include the 2nd Melbourne Datathon, which will commence two weeks earlier, culminating in “pitch night” on the 6th. The Summit evolved from the popularity of the Data Science Melbourne meetup group, comprised of almost 3,000 members that share a passion for analytics and real-world problems. For more information, please visit: www.datasciencemelbourne.com/summit

Matt Michalewicz’s keynote, entitled "Lessons of an Analytics Entrepreneur", will draw on his 20-years of experience in starting up and growing high-tech software companies in the United States and Australia.

"We are extremely happy to add seasoned entrepreneur Matt Michalewicz to the speaker line up at the summit. His keynote will provide insights into the challenges and lessons of starting up an analytics software company from scratch, growing it into the ten’s of millions in revenue, and selling to a large player in the marketplace," said event-organiser Phil Brierley. "We expect to put on a world-class event, hosted in the great city of Melbourne, and anyone with an interest in real-world analytics should attend."

"The marketplace is changing so quickly, that it’s presenting tech entrepreneurs with ever accelerating opportunities and challenges – particularly in the analytics space," said Matt Michalewicz, CEO of Complexica. "I look forward to bringing some of my best stories and lessons to the event, for the benefits of all those who attend. There’s never been a better time to get involved in the data science community, either as an entrepreneur, or just to understand how analytics is changing our industries and the world around us."

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‘Focus’ on success at national conference

10th June 2015 / News
From an Olympic gold medallist to a high-performing entrepreneur, the line-up for TravelManagers’ 2015 Annual National Conference is set to inspire and motivate its personal travel managers (PTMs) to achieve great things in their businesses.

"We are very excited to be able to bring some amazing talent to Adelaide to address our PTMs – not one but two inspiring Australians who are at the very top of their chosen fields. I’m sure their stories of personal growth and success will be a great source of motivation to everyone who hears them speak."

Matthew Michalewicz will open the conference by speaking about the ‘Science of Success’ and ‘How to Improve Small Business Performance’.

"Matthew is talking from a place of authority, having built and sold several multi-million dollar companies,” said Gazal. “He will be delivering a message tailored to our PTMs to assist them in articulating and achieving their own personal goals."

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Matthew Michalewicz to keynote at Data3 JuiceIT conference

16th December 2014 / News
A unique concept in the Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth market places, JuiceIT initiates and fosters robust conversations between Data#3’s world leading technology partners and key customers. The event brings together over 1000 key decision makers and IT Managers alike, enabling them with business and industry relevant and ready solutions.

JuiceIT provides attendees with the latest insight, information and engagement with world leading technology vendors. This opportunity allows decision makers to evaluate a range of best-in-class ICT solutions, determining those which best address current issues.

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If Arnie was a blogger: Matthew Michalewicz's keynote at Problogger

18th September 2014 / News
At the start of Matthew Michalewicz keynote at ProBlogger, we each wrote down the biggest challenge we were facing.

Then Matthew humorously (yet seriously) got us to ask… “What would Arnie do?”

It turns out that Matthew has been studying success for decades, and the first successful person he followed was Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Testimonials

"Matthew is an accomplished speaker, but more than that, he presents with the utmost authority and credibility. He has an ability to gauge the mood and interest of the audience, and tailor his comments and presentation to suit."

American Chamber of Commerce

"His experience in technology entrepreneurship, and business in general, allows Matthew to find a way to spark interest and make a connection with everybody in the audience."

Australian Institute for Commercialisation

"After hearing Matthew speak, you gain insight into what makes an entrepreneur tick, what drives him, and what motivates him as a Company Director to take an idea and turn it into a business. He speakers with passion and self belief, and above all, he is entertaining and very easy to listen to."

State Manager, Australian Institute of Company Directors

David Spear

"We got numerous comments about how easy to relate to Matthew was and how inspired people were to take charge of their own goals."

BOC Australia

"Advisers were highly impressed with Matthew Michalewicz and his Five Drivers of Personal and Business Success presentation. This session had the highest average of all sessions from the PD day series and was voted the most valuable plenary session overall and the most useful session overall."

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

"Matthew was an absolute hit at every event we had. His presentation is always delivered with passion and humour, and the feedback from our clients has been great! We would highly recommend Matthew to anyone wanting a keynote speaker."

Colonial First State

"Clear and direct, Matthew Michalewicz is a great speaker who inspires audiences by sharing his experiences and providing good advice."

Director, Slattery IT

Rachel Slattery

"Matthew is one of the most accomplished and sought after speakers on the business circuit who inspires audiences through his confident delivery. His message content is drawn from his vast commercial experiences, providing his audience with a relevant, valuable message in an entertaining manner."

InVenture Partners

"Matthew delivered a keynote that was thought provoking and inspiring, and which set the scene for our whole conference – attendees were still talking about it on the last day. I would certainly look to book Matthew again and have no hesitation in recommending him."

Graham Dear

CEO Leading Edge Buying Groups

"We were absolutely thrilled with Matthew. He was professional, on message, approachable, highly relevant, engaging, value-adding. Our delegates were exceptionally positive, and they were hard to please. Well done."

CEO, Liquor Marketing Group

Doug Misener

"Matthew's presentations provide that rare mix of being both educational and entertaining. He leaves you with core messages and key take-aways that can add value to your business and everyday life. If you are looking to inspire creativity and entrepreneurship, or just a motivational boost, I would highly recommend Matthew as a speaker."

State Manager, Macquarie Private Wealth

Kieran Purcell

"Matthew encapsulates the talented professional speaker who is able to engage and hold the attention of audiences at a level which could best be described as absolute. I highly commend Matthew to any organisation seeking to engage him in the capacity of speaker, confident with the knowledge he will deliver each and every time to the highest expectation!
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SA Great

"Matthew is a fine, natural speaker and I have been delighted to engage his services for several important events. Drawing upon a variety of successful experiences, including leadership of several high-tech companies, Matthew is able to convey deep insights into issues such as the commercialisation process and work-life balance in a highly articulate and entertaining fashion."

Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Adelaide

Dr. Mike Brooks