Tané Hunter

Tané Hunter and Rebecca Maklad are from Future Crunch, a group of scientists whose mission is to foster intelligent, optimistic thinking about the future, and to empower people to contribute to it.

Tané is a cancer researcher, science communicator and bio-informatician. He is a co-founder at Future Crunch. He has a Masters in Bioinformatics and has worked for the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne diagnosing rare genetic diseases. He is currently completing his PhD at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, using molecular biomarkers in DNA and analysing them with artificial intelligence to improve treatments for people suffering from cancer. He's also a former United States mountain biking champion and an avid sailor.

Rebecca is the CEO of Future Crunch and an Influence strategist. As an authority in the world of professional speaking, she spent 15 years representing and advising some of the world's most respected thought leaders, and since 2014, alongside the co-founders, she has built Future Crunch into a global thought leadership and media brand. Rebecca is the creator of Ignite, a bespoke consulting process designed to help entrepreneurs and leaders stand out in their marketplace and transform their expertise and stories into real influence. She is also the host of the Future Crunch podcasts The DNA Of Purpose and The Intelligent Optimist.

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