Caleb Rixon – Chief Vision Officer

Caleb is a major stroke survivor and Chief Vision Officer for Australian social enterprise, genyus network. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and a Master of Film and Television from Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Film School. Passionate about story-sharing and individual capacity-building, Caleb works in a variety of roles, including consultation for Deakin University Sexual Lives Respectful Relationships (A/Prof Patsie Frawley, Dr Amie O’Shea), Accessible Inclusive Geelong - feasibility study (Christine Couzens MP / Victorian Government), NOVELL Redesign (Prof. Julie Bernhardt) and Stroke Foundation - Young Stroke Project (Lisa Murphy, Jude Czerenkowski) and projects in partnership with Prof. Natasha Lannin (Monash University, Alfred Health). He received the Creative Award from Stroke Foundation and in 2021 he was a finalist in Consumer Health Forum: Shifting Gears Summit "Big Ideas Forum". Caleb has delivered events for research, education and healthcare sectors including La Trobe, ACU and Monash Universities (Prof. Natasha Lannin), Stroke Foundation and The Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health (Prof. Julie Bernhardt). Keynote and other presentations include Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), STROKE 2018, Occupational Therapy Australia, Australasian Society for the Study of Brain impairment (ASSBI), BUPA (Prof. Jane Burns), L’Oréal Australia, Health Informatics Conference 2020, Australasian Institute of Digital Health - Digital Health Summit 2020. In 2021, Caleb facilitated Living Expert panels for Occupational Therapy Australia and ASSBI Online Webinar Series plus kicked off the 6th Pacific Rim Conference (ASSBI, INS, CCN) "Fresh Voices in Brain Impairment". His story has been featured by Huffington Post, ABC Radio National, JOY FM, podcasts “2 Girls 1 Podcast”, “The V Spot”, plus "House of Wellness" for 7 Network, "Cheating Death" for SBS Insight and most recently with ABC News.