Sophia started her career with a global consumer business in various operational and HR roles, gaining a solid foundation in high-performing international business, with a strong people-focused culture. She then joined a leading boutique search firm in London covering all consumer-facing industries, placing exec teams into high growth private equity and venture capital-backed businesses.
She’s worked with great companies like Airtasker and Deputy
and is very passionate about the future of Australia as an innovation and talent powerhouse, and working alongside those leading that change.
Simon has over 10 plus years of executive search experience and conducted more than 300 search projects – many of these global. He specialises in new market entry, scale up technology and digital transformation for leading online publishers, multinational technology organisations, venture-backed start-ups and boutique digital agencies. He has placed senior Digital, Product and Technology executives within start-up, rapid growth and corporate environments across the new/emerging technologies sector.
At Think & Grow, we investigated what “growth” means in the context of the Australian technology ecosystem.
Most founders will attest to the fact that hiring tech talent is challenging, and as a non-technical founder this is an even tougher task.
Congratulations to Alistair Venn who started at SafetyCulture this week.
Bryn shares his findings after spending six weeks in Sydney and Melbourne.
For those unfamiliar with the Australian startup environment, we have had a massive funding issue in Australia for many years.