Matt Michalewicz

Leading AI Business Innovator


With more than two decades of hands-on experience in entrepreneurship, innovation, and success psychology, Matt Michalewicz speaks about business success, goal setting and leadership. He’s also an expert on artificial intelligence and disruption.

Matt is currently the managing director of Complexica, the 2018 recipient of the Australian Innovation of the Year award, the peak innovation award for Australia. Complexica is a provider of Artificial Intelligence software that helps large organisations increase revenue, margin, and customer engagement through automated analytics. He is also a board director at Prophecy International (ASX: PRO) and ComOps (ASX: COM), and a Limited Partner in Blackbird Ventures, an Australian early-stage venture capital fund.

Matt was the co-founder and CEO of SolveIT Software. He grew the company from zero to almost 180 employees and $20 million in revenue before selling the business to Schneider Electric. Under his leadership, SolveIT Software became the third fasting-growing company in Australia in 2012, as ranked by Deloitte. The company won numerous awards and counted among its customers some of the largest corporations in the world including Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, and Xstrata.

Matt established an A-list board of directors including former President of Poland and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa, former National Security Advisor to the President of the United States Zbigniew Brzezinski, former Bank of America Chairman and CEO Hugh McColl Jr., and world-renowned fraud expert and subject of Steven Spielberg's blockbuster Catch Me if You Can, Frank Abagnale. NuTech Solutions was acquired by Netezza Corporation, which was subsequently acquired by IBM Global Services.

Author of several books, including ‘Life in Half a Second’, ‘Winning Credibility’, ‘Puzzle-Based Learning’, and ‘Adaptive Business Intelligence’, he’s been featured on SkyNews and Seven’s Today Tonight for his Page 2 of 2 thoughtful insights on success both in life and business, and the simple steps it takes to achieve both.