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KPMG bets on a Metaverse future with new appointment
Fri, 18th Nov 2022
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Alyse Sue has filled the newly created position of Head of Metaverse Futures.

In her new role, she will be responsible for using game-changing metaverse technologies to build new business models for the firm. Sue will join the firm's KPMG Futures team as a Director and will report to KPMG Futures Partner James Mabbott.

James Mabbott, Partner, KPMG Futures, says, "We are fielding an ever-increasing number of enquiries from clients around the use of Metaverse and Web3, and are excited to be appointing Alyse to this pivotal role for the firm.

"We are constantly looking at how we can harness the firm's depth of capability around emerging technologies, and Alyse will help us test and develop new business models and applications utilising the technologies that make the Metaverse real. This builds on our deep credibility in blockchain most notably KPMG Origins. She brings a wide range of experience around both Web3 and Metaverse applications, as well as hands-on experience building product in the space."

The appointment is a return to KPMG for Sue – who worked as a senior consultant on the KPMG Innovate team from 2012 to 2015. She then went on to co-found multiple start-ups and hone her skills as a software developer in AI and blockchain. 

She is a co-founder of Transhuman Coin - a DeFi project that invests in and supports emerging tech that enhances human biology, and a founding member of FutrDAO and part of the UNAA Climate Change Committee. She joins KPMG from international software development and consulting firm Palo IT, where she was Head of Web3.

"I'm excited to join KPMG Futures as they are operating at the forefront of game changing technologies, offering a unique approach to growth and innovation," says Sue.

"KPMG Futures is about how we can incubate and build new ventures from within the firm and it's a positive approach to accelerating outcomes for clients and the firm. I've spent the past seven years building ventures and this is what I love doing and I spend most of my time in web3 and Metaverse so the role is a perfect fit. My objective is to build a multimillion-dollar business opportunity for the firm by 2025."