Jamila Gordon receives 2020 NSW Pearcey Award for the Tech Entrepreneur of the Year
Jamila Gordon was named NSW Tech Entrepreneur of the Year in the 2020 Pearcey Awards, Australia’s most prestigious tech honors. Former winners include the Founders of unicorns including Atlassian, Canva and Afterpay.
In a widely attended Pearcey virtual event, Jamila Gordon received the 2020 NSW Pearcey Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Jamila is the CEO and founder of Lumachain, a technology platform using AI, IoT and blockchain to bring transparency to global supply chains, benefitting producers, enterprises and consumers. Jamila was presented with her award by 2014 Pearcey Medallist and inaugural Ada Lovelace Medallist Professor Mary O’Kane.
Lumachain’s platform tracks and traces the origin, location and condition of individual items in a supply chain, in real time, from farm to fork. This incentivises farmers and manufacturers to create high-quality, ethically-produced products. It allows enterprises to reduce waste, increase efficiency, and grow revenues and margins. And it allows consumers to know, with absolute certainty, the provenance, condition and quality of what they buy, and that it has been ethically and sustainably sourced.
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