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Future Hunter


Kathryn Sforcina has almost 20 years experience as a serial entrepreneur, c-level executive and advisor having previously founded four of her own ventures, in as many different industries; 3 of which grew into almost all global regions.

Kathryn has then spent the past 5 years exploring the intersection of global grand challenges and emergent technologies. Understanding the role and applications of emergent tech in making a more conscious, sustainable planet is now at the core of her portfolio career.

Current Work:
Kathryn is presently the Global Head of Strategy at IV.AI where one of her main focusses is continuing to build out the strategy around their sustainability offering. IV.AI has been applying their leading edge AI/NLP technologies to support enterprise business in communicating to consumers their sustainability value proposition whilst ensuring their clients make greater progress is made towards their ESG goals. Their technology is also used in measuring the true impact of their sustainability initiatives with respect to changes in consumer behaviour and social sentiment. IV are also working with their enterprise level organisations to bridge the gap on measuring how the individual and collective actions / outcomes of such organisations relates back to the progress toward, and impact upon, the broader global challenges we face and the SDGs.

Kathryn is also a non-executive director and board member at Farmbot Monitoring Solutions, a remote sensor/SaaS agtech company that is committed to supporting sustainable outcomes for the agriculture industry by help farmers and ranchers manage and monitor their water resources.

Kathryn is a co-Chair for the Robotics Australia Automation and Robotics Policy Framework for Risk Mitigation and Response, a Global Faculty Member of Singularity University and serves as a Senior Expert on a number of initiatives for various UN agencies including UNFCCC, UNEP, UN IGF and UNDRR. Recently, she has also stepped into the role as a co-facilitator for the Best Practices Work-stream for the Governance of Environmental Data - an initiative under the UN Internet Governance Framework (IGF) Policy Network for Environment and Digital (PNE).

Kathryn is also in the process of writing a book titled: Digitalizing Sustainability, with her co-author, David Jensen (Head of Digital Transformation Taskforce at UNEP). The book is due for release in November 2021 through Routledge Publishing Group.

In her spare time, Kathryn can be found exploring the connection between the journey of self, soul and indigenous culture through tribal ritual and council experience as well as what it truly means to ‘be on country’.

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