2019 — 9 speeches
Dr Jordan Nguyen
Jordan Nguyen is a unique visionary and innovator. He is a change-maker set on improving the world as best he can. He is a technologist who is always working out where the future is headed and helping create it with purpose.
In 2012 Jordan completed a PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Technology in Sydney. His PhD saw him create a mind-controlled smart wheelchair, for high-level physical disability, providing the operator with autonomous guidance assistance during navigation. His work has been featured in a range of TV, radio, magazine, and newspaper interviews, most notably - ABC's Catalyst and Channel TEN's The Project.
Having spent 18 months working for ResMed, Jordan is now undertaking his own entrepreneurial endeavours within the health technology sphere. He is on the board of directors for Object: The Australian Design Centre, is on the skills committee for the NSW Medical Technology Knowledge Hub whilst also working with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance in setting up and managing a range of technology initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life of people living with cerebral palsy and related conditions.
Jordan is an advocate for disability, health and science technologies, good design and pursuing passions and interests from a young age. He thrives on helping drive positive impact and encouraging people to make the world a better place.