BUSINESS & INTEREST FOCUS: EMERGING & DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Skills: Start-ups & re-starts for enterprise creation, integrated marketing strategies, sales management, global channel development, team harmonization & leadership
Knowledge: Web, mobile, social media & data (Clomosoda), ERP Systems, Environmental Sustainability, two Management Board roles (one ASX listed and one private)
Attitude: I look to where I can make the largest contribution
For Fun: enjoy good coffee with friends, books, a poor golfer and ski with family when I can
Recent Achievements: Joining Keaz to build a global mobile vehicle access software business. Returned from Hong Kong in fy12 as GM, Vic, SA & Tas for Pronto managing an ERP team of 71. Grew the business consistently for two years, established a new branch in Adelaide and cleaned out unproductive clients. My personal "greenfield" start-up revenue to date is currently over US$0.3b.
Strategic Experience: Delivering GTM strategies for boards and investors. Most interesting prior to Keaz; establishing a new sales and support operation in Adelaide with 26 clients in the 1st year / facilitating a technology license transfer to China of a Sydney based drinking water purification technology, then asked to build an international channel for the Chinese factory out of Hong Kong / seed capital raising to co-found an Internet start-up with a NASDAQ exit.
Education: The CEO Institute in Melbourne, a MBA from Santa Clara University's Leavey Business School (graduated 2nd in the class) and a BSC in Economics (awarded the Schwartz Prize for best Management Thesis entitled "The Evolution of Management Structures"). SCU is located in the Silicon Valley (California) and ranked 2nd Best Western Region University in the US News & World Report, 2012.