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Episode 11:
Dominique Lamb - CEO of the National Retail Association

Dominique Lamb is the CEO of the NRA, who has extensive experience providing industrial relations and employment law advice to a range of small, medium and large businesses across a range of industries. Dominique brings a level passion and motivation to her role which is hard to find. In 2011, she was awarded the Australian Institute of Management’s Young Gun of the Year Award. In her downtime, Dominique is a strong advocate for the Women’s Legal Service Queensland, as well as being involved in associated fundraisers. She has very recently been elected to the Women's Legal Ser...

Episode 10:
Roger Dooley - Author of Brainfluence

Roger Dooley is the author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing, and writes the popular blog Neuromarketing as blogs at Entrepreneur and Forbes. He is the founder of Dooley Direct, a marketing consultancy, and co-founded College Confidential, the leading college-bound website. He’s been a serial entrepreneur since he left a senior strategy position at a Fortune 1000 company to enter the then-nascent home computer market.

Episode 9:
Andrew Becker - DAT Media

Andrew Becker is the Managing Director of DAT Media. Established in 2003, DAT Media have over a decade’s experience delivering and managing in-store digital signage networks for some of Australia's largest retail brands. They now have the in-house capability to cover all aspects of digital signage, music and messaging, and touch screen solutions including sourcing, installation, project management, service and support, network design, software development, web development, content production and media sales.

Episode 8:
Joanna Arhontis - The New Retail Revolution

After a thriving career as a travel consultant, Joanna switched gears and refocused her energy on maintaining her independence, finding her passion and owning her own business. That’s when she discovered her talent for growing businesses excelling in retail and customer service providers. Joanna accepted a position with a leading retailer in a franchise group of more than 100 stores. In her first 8 months she was promoted to store manager and grew her location to the #2 spot in the group. Leveraging her experience and confidence Joanna moved on to create her destin...

Episode 7:
Christo Hoppé - Bausele

Christophe Hoppé is the founder of Bausele, the first ever Swiss Made Australian watch company. Born in France and raised in Saudi Arabia Christophe started his professional career as an auditor and consultant for PWC in Luxembourg and Switzerland. He took his first job in watch- making industry as Group CFO for TechnoMarine based in Geneva – Switzerland. Being second in charge at the age of 28 was a great learning experience that allowed him to be involved in a lot of different aspects of the business and opened his eyes to the watch-making industry in Switzerland and Asia. H...

Episode 6:
Scott Thomas - Epicuest

After a distinguished 17 year career working at Qantas, with the last 6 years as the National Operations Manager of Qantas Holidays and saddled with the responsibility of managing 4 call centres across Australia, Scotty left the corporate world in 2001 to pursue his desire to run his own Multi Media and Web Design business. Scotty Thomas has always been an early adopter of technology and is now the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Epicuest - a beacon marketing platform that is getting some massive traction not only in Australia but around the world.

Episode 5:
Phil McGregor - Ad Chief

Phil doesn’t just talk the talk, he also walks the walk. He actively works Facebook Ad campaigns every day, so what he says is current, correct and based on his own evidence based results. His clients constantly generate 3 to 10 times return on investment using his techniques. Your audience will walk away knowing how to use Facebook Ads to engage and convert their customers with laser focus; reduce current advertising costs; and stop wasting money by doing Facebook Advertising the old way. They will be engaged, excited and empowered. And he will tailor his presentation to your...

Episode 4:
Carl Hartmann - Temando

Carl Hartmann is a prominent, multi-award winning Australian entrepreneur best known from his work as Co-Founder & CEO of Temando. Carl Co-Founded Temando in response to the disconnect between the delivery experience consumers were receiving and the fulfillment capability of today’s merchants. Carl realized the need for a layer of technical intelligence over the entire fulfillment process - from wherever goods are, to wherever they need to be, no matter how they need to get there. Carl’s background in retail gives him an inherent understanding of the challenges faced by ...

Episode 3:
Michael Woodruff - Retail Express

A senior Marketing & Communications professional with a passion for Retail and a focus on transforming the success of Australian and international retailers. Michael has extensive experience working directly with Retailers of all sizes, helping them grow sales, reduce operations costs and improve efficiencies. Areas of Specialisation: Omni-channel Retail Technology Solutions Point of Sale Systems & Mobile POS Inventory Management, Stock Control, Merchandise and Inventory Optimisation Online Retail, Integrated eCommerce, Click n Collect, Multi-channel Retail Loy...

Episode 2:
Sue-Ellen Watts - Watts Next

Sue-Ellen is a visionary and inspiring leader. With a background in leading high performing teams, strategic recruitment and leadership coaching Sue-Ellen offers meaningful experience and insight. She delivers expertise with gutsy honesty and commercial realism. A true entrepreneur, Sue-Ellen is committed to disrupting the way businesses use HR. She won’t stop until SME leaders collectively bring strategic HR to the boardroom table. Sue-Ellen is curious about technology and the future of work, using her business as an experimental lab of forward thinking techniques...

Episode 1:
Chris Holst - Retail Marketing Australasia

A self-proclaimed “Digital Culture Evangelist”, and with degrees in Psychological Science and Business Management, the last decade has seen me represent and partner with some of the world's leading consumer electronics brands like Microsoft, Intel, Nokia, ASUS and Lenovo. Working within an industry where I can utilize my passion for technology, customer service, business development, entertainment and retail marketing has meant my experience has often felt like Charlie working in the Chocolate Factory! 6 years managing Intel's Australian retail marketing programs and experience across di...