Future Nation

Future Nation

Innovation, Unwrapped.

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September 2, 2019 44 min

Heidi's career began at KPMG, where, over a 7 year period she went from tax accounting to marketing manager and eventually leaving to pursue her new start-up Adage, a mature age job board.

It was during her time at Adage when Heidi identified the benefits that P2P mentoring can have on both individual and organisational performance.

In 2014 Adage was successfully acquired by OneShift and shortly after Heidi joined forces with h...

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Heidi’s career began at KPMG, where, over a 7 year period she went from tax accounting to marketing manager and eventually leaving to pursue her new start-up Adage, a mature age job board. It was during her time at Adage when Heidi identified the benefits that peer-to-peer mentoring can have on both individual and organisational performance. In 2014 Adage was successfully acquired by OneShift and...

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Gönül is the CEO of Global Victoria, a government organisation that assists Victorian businesses in their global journey. Gönül‘s passion for innovation and vast experience with cross-cultural communications means that both she and her teams truly understand the challenges that businesses face in foreign markets. Unlike traditional government departments, Global Victoria’s passion for innovation...

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Justin’s entrepreneurial journey began when was 10 years old, where he provided lawn mowing and car wash services for his neighbourhood. From there he progressed through various ventures until he realised his true passion for wine, where he then spent his university years studying winemaking. It was while shopping for premium wine that Justin saw a market opportunity to sell wine without all the...

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Charlotte, has over 20 years experience within the corporate finance sector, working with some of the worlds top companies such as Credit Suisse and KPMG. Frustrated with the existing financial models and passion for technology, Charlotte wanted to find a better way for businesses to gain access to short term capital. In 2014, Charlotte co-founded Timelio, a platform that seeks to revolutionise...

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Brad has always been at the forefront of disruptive change. In 2004 Brad was the general manager of Lastminute.com. It was there that he saw the power that a disruptive platform can have in changing consumer behaviour. In 2012 he moved in as head of strategy for Catch Group (formerly Catch of the day), one of Australia’s most innovative and fastest growing e-commerce retailers. Today Brad is the...

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Nick is the CTO of Rotageek, an employee rostering platform that uses automation to improve organisational efficiency. Nick first started programming at the age of 7, when he received his very first computer. By the age of 16, Nick got his first job as a software programmer within the automotive industry. There he learned the importance of agility and moving fast. In the following years...

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Cameron has over 25 years of experience in finance and administration. In 2002 he was appointed as finance director for Sensis, Australia’s leading business and classifieds directory. In 2007 he made the jump from that multi-billion dollar corporation to a young and growing tech start-up called Carsales. In 2014 he was appointed chief operating officer and then in 2017, he stepped in as the CEO of...

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Tim is a data analytics and problem-solving guru. As a former director of PWC, Tim has worked with some of the worlds leading brands, deploying the latest automation technologies to help his clients better collect and interpret their big data. In 2013 Tim left PWC and set himself on a mission to democratise market research by creating a new and powerful market research platform that leverages data...

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Dr Perugini has been in the field of Artificial Intelligence for over 20 years. It was as a research scientist for the Department of Defence where he identified that AI could be used commercially to solve real-world problems. In 2007 He formed his first AI company, gaining rapid growth and global attention, within 8 short years it was successfully acquired by Ernst and Young. In 2017 he formed his...

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Brad is one of the pioneer’s of the coworking movement. The GFC of 2007 brought with it a rapidly changing workforce. Brad saw this disruption as an opportunity to provide a new type of customer-centric, agile and diverse co-working environment for not only freelancers and start-ups, but provide scalable solutions for the ever-changing corporate workforce. Today he is the CEO of Hub Australia...

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Marshall has a 25 year background in freight and logistics. His expertise in logistics operations and passion for solving complex problems creatively, led him to build one of the worlds first platforms that connects shoppers with shoppers. By leveraging underutilised resources and tapping into the booming sharing economy, Marshall’s platform Passel, is levelling the playing field...

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Rupert is a true innovator within the Augmented Reality space. His first venture ‘One Fat Sheep’ quickly earned him the reputation as an out of the box thinker by bringing to life ‘virtual zombies on a pizza box.’ His zombie success projected him on a global scale, garnering the attention of some of the worlds largest brands such as Red Bull and PWC. Currently, as the founder of Plattar...

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