116: Diving in to Deep Tech by Kim Chandler McDonald
Today, we continue the conversation with the CEO and Co-founder of FlatWorld Integration: a Deep-Tech firm leading the way with industrial-grade data-sharing platform for the digital economy. Her and her husband powered through more than 12yrs of R&D to have this company come to the marketplace and so you get the sense of her stamina and determination evidenced by what it took for FlatWorld to be out in the world.Kim Chandler McDonald was born in the UK, grew up in Bermuda & Barbados, moved to Canada and then back to the UK and now lives in Australia. You can gather from this the global perspectives she holds. As Award Winning Author of many books including Innovation: How Innovators Think, Act and Change our World; you can see why she is a sough after board member and thought leader on disruptive approaches and transformational trends: including the Entreprise Board of Griffith University, the Australia/NZ Women in AI Board, and the Paris-Based Cybersecurity Advisory Network.As a passionate activist, she got a little swallowed up by the shores of Sydney when she first moved. It was when she created “Postcards from Tomorrow” to bring awareness to Lou’s Place, Sydney’s only daytime drop-in center for female victims of domestic violence, that she began to feel like herself again. Contributing and collaborating in her community. You can sense the purpose she now feels with her heart centrally back on deck!The Goods on Kim:Kim is the Co-Founder and CEO of FlatWorld Integration Pty Ltd. a Deep-Tech firm leading the way with Fl@World, an industrial-grade, interoperable, data-sharing platform for the digital economy. Kim is a sought after board member and globally respected thought leader on disruptive approaches, transformational trends and innovative business strategies - particularly those involving innovation and empowerment in the global DACE (Digital, Attention and Collaboration Economies). An award-winning author of Innovation: How Innovators Think, Act and Change Our World and Flat World Navigation: Collaboration and Networking in the Global Digital Economy; she is is also the co-author of Entrepreneurial Renaissance: Cities Striving Towards an Era of Renaissance and Revival as well as the Editor/Publisher of Postcards From Tomorrow project, all profits from which are donated Lou’s Place, Sydney’s only daytime drop-in centre for female victims of domestic abuse. Contact Kim: Website: https://www.flatworld.world/ Passion: https://www.postcardsfromtomorrow.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimchandler/ Go to http://www.bit.ly/InTheGamePodcast to become part of this growing community of DREAMERS!