I am an experienced business owner and CEO, with a track record of success across many industries. During my career as a senior manager I have developed efficient economic and marketing strategies for small businesses, medium sized companies and large non-profit associations.
I have a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Management and Legal Studies. My business acumen and ability to dissect and understand large amounts of data, has enabled me to manage several companies, including my own, through periods of rapid economic growth. My digital and traditional marketing expertise enabled me to turn a small graphic arts supply company into an industry recognised provider of software, support and IT solutions specialising in the publishing industry.
I was successful in obtaining my position as General Manager of Publishers Australia because of my experience in managing a large and diverse client base with vastly differing needs, as well as my ability to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders and vendors. In this role I have been responsible for the day-to-day operations of a non-profit organisation with a large membership base.
I have organised and hosted conferences, events and seminars across Australia, introducing key international vendors to local business, whilst managing contracts and vendor expectations along the way. All of my projects have involved fundraising activities and all of my projects have returned a profit.
My network of contacts includes CEOs and Managing Directors, many of whom I have worked with at Board level.
I love creative writing and have a few 'work in progress' stories gathering dust on my hard drive including my first novel Pine Gap, which is all but ready to go.
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Recent Posts: Beyond Digital Strategy
Newspaper readership on mobile continues to evolve, with more Australians than ever reading newspaper content on mobile devices, especially among the under 30s, according to the latest data from emma (Enhanced Multimedia Metrics Australia). For the 12 months to August 2014, 2.03 million readers consumed newspaper content on mobile phones, a 2 per cent increase […]
Following on from our recent discussion on the Personal Properties Security Act (2009) an interesting case is unfolding in the Supreme Court of NSW. What follows is an extract from n article by Miles Anderson from ClarkeKann Lawyers. In February 2014, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (“ANZ”) appointed KordaMentha Pty Ltd (“KordaMentha”) as […]
Tablets account for almost half of mobile ad revenues in the country – source eMarketer Daily Nearly half of mobile ad revenues in Australia come from ads served to tablets, according to Q2 2014 research from the Interactive Advertising Bureau Australia and PricewaterhouseCoopers. That quarter, 46% of the AUD190 million ($182.69 million) Australian advertisers spent […]
Global media, branding and technology company, Forbes, recently announced an agreement with EBSCO Information Services to create Forbes Digital Archive, a digital archive of the entire Forbes backfile with content from 1917 to 2000. “This agreement is an example of how Forbes continues to find innovative ways to succeed in the digital age, by providing […]
What are the biggest opportunities for media revenue and content strategies? The biggest opportunities for media company revenue and content strategies for 2014, according to the new FIPP World Digital Media Factbook 2014-15 are: Big data analytics, paid content, native advertising, programmatic advertising, product development, tablets, e-commerce and smartphones. Martha Stone, author of the Digital […]
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