Caleb Rixon is not just a resilient stroke survivor; he’s a dynamic force as a speaker, advocate, and the Chief Vision Officer for genyus network. His journey is a fusion of triumph over adversity and a commitment to making a meaningful impact in the world.
With academic accolades from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Film School, Caleb’s narrative weaves artistry and advocacy into a powerful tapestry.
In the realm of projects and consultations, Caleb plays pivotal roles in collaborations with La Trobe and Deakin University, Christine Couzens MP, Prof. Natasha Lannin, Prof. Rachael McDonald, Prof. Julie Bernhardt, Prof. Patsie Frawley, Dr. Amie O’Shea, and various others.
His expertise extends across diverse sectors, including research, education, and healthcare, where he has delivered events for the Stroke Foundation, Health Justice Australia, genU, City of Greater Geelong, Transport Accident Commission (TAC), Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health, Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI), National Disability Services (NDS), National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) and the UK Stroke Forum.
Caleb is a familiar media presence, having appeared on ABC News Breakfast, ABC TV, Channel Seven’s House of Wellness, SBS Insight, and publications in Finding Yourself After Stroke, ABC News and Cambridge University Press. His advocacy efforts have earned him national awards from the Stroke Foundation and the Sit Down, Shut Up and Watch Film Festival.
The global impact of Caleb’s advocacy is exemplified by his participation in the HealtheVoices conference in New Jersey, where he was among a select group of online health advocates flown to the USA by Johnson & Johnson in 2023.
As a seasoned speaker and emcee, Caleb infuses passion, precision, and cheeky charisma into every event. His engagements span major organisations such as BUPA, NBN, and L’Oréal Australia, showcasing his ability to connect with diverse audiences.
University of Nottingham’s Professor Avril Drummond attests to Caleb’s insights being “gold dust,” emphasising his wealth of knowledge, warmth, honesty, and engaging nature.
For a deeper dive into Caleb’s journey and contributions, visit his website at www.calebrixon.com.