Brett Wiskar is Chief Future Officer at Wiley – the project delivery company.
Speaker : Writer : Futurist : Innovator : Commentator

Brett Wiskar is The Chief Future Officer and leader of the business advisory unit at food focused consultancy, Wiley. Wiley is based in Australia and with offices across the region stretching into South East Asia where they consult to food infrastructure projects to multi-nationals and local companies alike.

With more than 20 years of consulting experience in digital, IT, strategy and innovation working with the likes of Dominos, Adobe, Computer Associates, The Reserve Bank of Australia, Nestle, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Kraft, JBS and Mars, Brett is adept in the world of international innovation and strategy.

In this time – Brett has provided consulting and business advisory to some of the most influential projects in Australian corporations across dozens of sectors. From the world’s largest cannabis production facility and projects exceeding one billion dollars to the country’s first augmented reality innovation coalition for food to the largest ecommerce solutions in the country, Brett’s innovative achievements have been widely recognised.

Brett is a prolific writer, having produced content for all of Australia’s major industry magazines, and the national press and business focused editorial television. Brett’s grasp of the challenges and opportunities of innovation and disruption is only superseded by his ability to eloquently articulate both experiences of innovation and opportunity to be gained from changing the status quo in a business.

Brett has spoken at countless events focussing on; corporate strategy, industry leadership, innovation and growth throughout Australia and southeast Asia. Business audiences will be entertained, enthralled and will, no doubt, learn something along the way.

Brett Wiskar - Chief Future Officer

At Wiley Brett’s role is to work with clients and project teams on diverse subjects such digital enablement, innovation, data (big & small), strategy, business models & the future of food industries & markets. He is responsible for Wiley’s Technology, Innovation, R&D and Data Consulting services and works with clients to drive efficiencies across their operations.

  1. The Asia-Pacific Bioeconomy Policy Summit as part of BioInnovation Week – Nov 2019
  2. Something DigitalFuture of Work, Oct 2019
  3. Foodtech 2019 – Food Factories of the Future, Brisbane July 2019
  4. Future Food Systems CRC Forum: Breakthroughs in Value-Adding, Mandurah Western Australia July 2019
  5. AR/VR Reality for the Agriculture & Livestock Sectors, Australian Ag Immersive Technology Conference, Melbourne July 2019
  6. ‘The Asian Opportunity for Australian Ag’ at Ag in the Asian Century National Export and Innovation Conference presented by TSBE (Toowoomba and Surrat Basin Enterprise) 
  7. Discount Drug Stores Annual Conference | Winning in a Social World, 2019 | Gold Coast
  8. Meeting the Energy Challenge – ensuring security, reliability, accessibility for industry | Auspack, 2019 | Melbourne
  9. You are the innovator now! | Keynote at Genie Solutions Internal Innovation Day, 2018 | Brisbane
  10. The New Design & Technologies Landscape Changing the Food & TC Industries | 77th Refrigerated Warehouse & Transport Association Conference, 2018 | Noosa, Qld
  11. Industrial Innovation – inventing the future on the fly | BAM Conference – Invisible Intelligence, 2018 | Melbourne
  12. Augmented Reality – Where are we now with the technology, where’s it being employed and opportunities for the forestry industry | ForestTECH, 2018 | Melbourne
  13. An outsiders innovation journey – Changing an entire industry | Innov8rs – The #1 Glocal Community for Corporate Innovators, 2018 | Sydney
  14. AR/VR Reality Implementation for the Agriculture and Livestock Sectors | 2nd Immersive Augmented and Virtual Reality Customer Experience, Marketing and Product Development Forum, 2018 | Melbourne
  15. Augmented Reality in the Future of Industry | ICoMST (International Congress of Meat Science and Technology), 2018 | Melbourne
  16. Foresight on the Future of Food in a Technology Revolution | Australian Prawn Farmers Association Symposium, 2018 | Gold Coast
  17. The Future Proofing of Industries | Stock and Land Conference, 2018 | Melbourne
  18. The Future Proofing of Industries | National Saleyards Expo, 2018 | Casino, NSW
  19. Growing With Technology is the Future Of Growing | Hort Connections, 2018 | Brisbane
  20. Future of Food Industry and Automation | MINTRAC – HR and Workforce Conference, 2018 | Sydney
  21. The New Speed of Change | Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association, 2018 | Melbourne
  22. Technology Impact on the Future of Food | Future Food Bootcamp, 2018 | Brisbane
  23. The Food Industry’s Demand for AI Empowered Innovation | Amazon Webservices Brisbane Seminar, 2017 | Brisbane
  24. Mixed Reality in Food Manufacturing | MINTRAC – Meat Quality Conference, 2017 | Gold Coast
  25. AI in Manufacturing Industry and the Food Supply Chain | AI Asia, 2017 | Singapore
  26. In Manufacturing Big Data means Big Plans | AI Asia, 2017 | Singapore
  27. Tech Trends of Tomorrow | Food & Drink + PKN L!VE, 2017 | Sydney
  28. The Innovative Supply Chain of Tomorrow | Smart Conference – Transport and Supplychain, 2017 | Sydney
  29. The Innovative Supply Chain of Tomorrow | The Transport and Logistics Symposium, 2017 | Toowoomba
  30. Trends That Will Shape the Future of Food Processing | Foodpro Symposium, 2017 | Sydney
  31. The Future of Decision Making in the Food Supply Chain | Foodpro Food Innovation Australia Ltd (FIAL) Education Seminar Series, 2017 | Sydney
  32. Future trends in food logistics and manufacturing | Refrigerated Warehouse & Transport Association of Australia (Adelaide Roadshow), 2017 | Adelaide
  33. Feeding 9 billion consumers by 2050 | Future Food Day, 2017 | Brisbane
  34. Supply Chain Data in the 21st Century Dairy | Dairy Industry Association of Australia, 2016 | Sydney
  35. Consumers want your product and they want it from you! | Food Leaders Australia, 2016 | Brisbane
  36. Feeding 9 billion consumers by 2050 | Foodtech, 2016 | Brisbane