Tony Abrahams is the Co-founder and CEO of Ai-Media, a for-purpose technology business delivering accurate speech-to-text and related analytics for clients globally.
Established in 2003, Ai-Media employs over 200 people and has offices in Australia, the US, Canada and the UK, and provides captioning services for broadcast clients including Foxtel, BBC Worldwide Australia, Nine Network Australia, Seven West Media, and Discovery.
Its internet captioning service, Ai-Live, is used at universities, schools, workplaces and conferences, providing real-time speech-to-text delivered remotely to any connected device. Transforming the professional and educational experience of deaf and hard-of-hearing people by providing immediate access to the spoken word, it is a flexible, scalable solution for learners with communications barriers including autism, deafness, learning difficulties, and for students for whom English is an additional language.
Tony is a non-executive director of Northcott Disability Services and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. As a Rhodes Scholar, Tony received an MBA (2001) and MPhil in Economics (2000) from the University of Oxford. He received an LLB (1998), BCom (Hons I) (1996) from the University of New South Wales. He was awarded the University Medal in Accounting and served as Editor of the UNSW Law Journal. In 2013 Tony was appointed a Young Global Leader.