I'm an innovation and collaboration advocate/advisor and a high-tech entrepreneur as well as a thought leader on disruptive approaches, transformational trends and international business strategies - particularly those involving Enduser empowerment, innovation and the global DACE (Digital, Attention and Collaboration Economies.
I'm the author of the award-winning 'Innovation: How Innovators Think, Act and Change Our World' (2013) and Flat World Navigation, Collaboration and Networking: Building dynamic relationships in the global digital economy (2015).
Currently sitting on Griffith University’s Enterprise Advisory Board, Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia’s Advocacy Committee and the Board of Governors of Frost and Sullivan’s Association of Growth, Innovation and Leadership Executives (AGILE), I'm also an Academy Fellow of the International Entrepreneurship Academy.
Formerly, I was a writer/editor for national and international newspapers and magazines and host/producer of an award winning radio program. During this time I sought and secured interviews with 100s of fascinating people such as: former US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright; film director, Terry Gilliam; theoretical physicist, Brian Greene; and authors John Irving, Amy Tan and Tom Wolfe.
I love chocolate, champagne and beer - but not together - usually...