Anything the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve!
Carmen Vicelich is not your typical anything - a powerhouse entrepreneur who has built two multi-million-dollar, international data and technology businesses in just five years at the same time as balancing life as a wife and mother of four young children.
A highly experienced speaker, Carmen uses her real-life learnings to tell her inspirational story of courage, determination and the growth mindset she has developed throughout her life that has helped chart her success. From landing in New Zealand as a young 13-year old South African immigrant with only what was contained in her family’s suitcases to finding the grit to leave her highly-paid corporate job to start her own business, her story captures a wide range of audiences.
Awards: Carmen’s energy, drive and ability to make the complex simple has already earnt her numerous awards - both personally and for both her businesses. She was named a finalist in the 2016 ‘Women of Influence’ awards and won the Auckland University Business School’s ‘Entrepreneur’s Challenge’ award in 2015. She has also been a finalist in the ‘EY Entrepreneur of the Year’ awards.
In 2018 one of Carmen's businesses, Valocity, was recognized as one of five finalists in the global general category at the global fintech awards in Singapore, as well as a finalist for the Fintech Hackcelerator.
Carmen is also a published author, having launched ‘The Data Revolution’ in late 2017.
Her ability to relate to a wide range of people has also attracted numerous keynote speaking invitations from a range of audiences - from corporate executives, business and leadership groups, media through to key events such as ‘Unfiltered Live 2018’ and ‘Asia Money 20/20 2019’.
Carmen is also an experienced MC, having chaired a number of conferences and events for the Marketing Association over the past 10 years.