Tony Abrahams is Co-founder and CEO of Access Innovation Media (Ai-Media).
Founded in Australia in 2003 to improve the quality of life for people with a disability, Ai-Media is a for-purpose business, dedicated to using technology and social innovation to improve content accessibility.
Its internet captioning service, Ai-Live, is used at universities, colleges, 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.
Ai-Media has evolved to be a global technology business and now employs over 250 people worldwide including Canada, USA, UK and Norway.
Tony has served as a non-executive director of Northcott Disability Services and is a 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. In 2013 Tony was appointed a Young Global Leader.