Unicorns Podcast: Talking Tech with ACS boss Rupert Grayston
The Unicorns Podcast connects you to some of the best and brightest founders, CEOs, executives, business owners, VCs and inspiring leaders who make things happen and inspire others.
Hosted by media and PR veteran and CEO of Mojo Media, Justin Kelly, we chat to leaders on the front line on how to get started, what it takes to build a successful business, how to overcome challenges, and advice for those on a similar journey.
In this episode, Justin speaks with Rupert Grayston, the CEO of ACS. Mr Grayston joined ACS in July 2018 as Director of Professional Standards & Assessment Services.
ACS is the professional association for Australia’s technology sector. More than 48,000 ACS members work in business, education, government and the community. ACS exists to create the environment and provide the opportunities for members and partners to succeed. ACS strives technology professionals to be recognised as drivers of innovation in our society, relevant across all sectors, and to promote the formulation of effective policies on technology and related matters.
In this episode, Rupert talks through the current challenges facing Australia’s tech sector, the importance of bringing women into STEM roles, the rise of AI and cyber security, the impact COVID-19 is having on the ‘war for talent’, and how best to address skills shortages in Australia’s workforce.
Tune in below.