Jennifer O'Brien

Jennifer O’Brien

Pioneering ‘Storytelling’ in Business and Technology Journalism

Module and session facilitator
Module 6 – Identifying and telling the story of place


Jennifer O’Brien boasts over 25 years of experience as a seasoned journalist and editor, specialising in the business and technology sectors. Hailing from Toronto, Canada, she established herself as a notable figure in Australian publications such as CIO Australia, CMO Australia, ARN, and Computerworld Australia.

In 2021, Jennifer founded Stories Ink, a content creation and event hosting venture, drawing upon her extensive background in journalism and event management. She has conducted numerous interviews with C-level executives, moderated scores of industry events, and spearheaded renowned awards programs like the CIO50 and Women in ICT Awards, earning accolades for her storytelling acumen.

Her blend of professionalism and humour enlivens executive roundtables, panel discussions, and conferences, cementing her status as a sought-after industry figure. With a steadfast commitment to ‘human-led’ storytelling, Jennifer’s experience across a range of sectors will bring a unique perspective to this module, and assist our attendees develop the thinking behind their place’s story.