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TechTalk #5: GPT Tech & Ethics - Opportunities and Risks

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Join us at Fishburners' for Tech Talk #5: GPT Tech & Ethics - Opportunities and Risks, presented by Fishburners. 

ChatGPT and GPT4 are moving fast, how can tech companies (startups, scale-ups, etc.) leverage their own product’s unique features and data to accelerate customer value? We will cover:

  • How has GPT changed since we posted this meetup? 🙂
  • Define ChatGPT, GPT and Generative-AI in terms of Apps
  • What are some Product and Tech strategies to assess GPT in your product suite?
    • What will GPT commoditize?
    • How can my Product get a unique advantage?
    • Are the technical attacks known? (poisoning of training)
  • Marketing your Product
    • Is SEO dead? 
    • Beyond writing blogs and emails
    • What is the “new, new” marketing thing?
  • Ethics:
    • How might your product overstep?
    • You can 100x content, fake news, deepfakes and spam - is that ever good?
    • Re-invent, re-deploy or Re-trench staff?
    • What new careers emerge from GPT?

When: 4th May, 2023, 12pm-1pm. 
Where: Fishburners, L3/11 York Street Sydney NSW 2000

Meet the panel

Luke Metcalfe has been a data entrepeneur since 2002 and coder since the age of 5. He’s had two exits and consulted in data science to boards and founders, all the while remaining on the tools. His current project, Microburbs, is the largest and most diverse geo database in Australia, AI platform and useful suburb selection reference for property buyers. He has been aggressively integrating generative models and GPT into his startup since 2020.

Stephen Hardy is an Expert Partner in Advanced Analytics at Bain & Company, focusing on delivering AI solutions in the APAC region. Most recently he was CEO at Ambiata, a data science consultancy, and before that head of Data Platform Engineering at CSIRO’s Data61. Stephen has been working in the field of machine learning and AI for over 20 years, and has delivered solutions using Large Language Models into production into both small and large enterprises. 

Claire Campbell
is the Ventures Lead at Terem Joint Ventures, focused on building tech spin-outs in partnership with market leading businesses. Claire is currently building a venture on OpenAI. Claire's background is in strategy and product with some of Australia’s largest ASX-listed businesses. She’s also a fellow and mentor of the Startmate network.

Shan Kulkarni is the Co-Founder & CEO of, a new Australian cybersecurity/AI startup who recently closed a $1.1M pre-seed round led by OIF Ventures to build a bot that secures your codebase. Shan has previously lectured cybersecurity at UNSW and is passionate about the way the evolving AI landscape is changing cybersecurity products

David Jones
(Founder/CEO Contextual) is a product-obsessed founder whose last company, ThreatMetrix, exited in March 2018 for over $1B. His previous company exited to Surfcontrol (now Forepoint). David is also Board member @ Fishburners, was a Founding Mentor/Investor at Startmate and co-convenor for the Sydney Mobile Apps and Android Australia User Group.

About Fishburners Tech Talks

As the Australian startup ecosystem evolves, a vital part of our mission at Fishburners is to give access to a broad range of resources and insights that support entrepreneurs in building commercially viable ventures. 

TechTalks aim to provide thoughtful, interactive panels and workshops delivered by industry experts, focused on filling capability and knowledge gaps to supercharge the founders and operators in our community. 

From demystifying tech, to capital raising, to team building, we've listened to founders share their biggest challenges and have sought out the best and brightest to share their insights.

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