From jackaroo to CEO

  Stuart McCullough: Director of Woolmark and CEO of Australian Wool Innovation Stuart McCullough shares his career transition from jackaroo to CEO, and discusses leading innovation in the wool and agriculture industry, including the development of technology to improve connectivity between farm and animal. The work Stuart is doing presents the diversity in working in this sector, with the supply …

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Creating a true disruptor, finding your niche and going global

  Shaun Sumaru, Founder of CARDEALS2ME  In this podcast Wrays’ CEO Rob Pierce speaks with Shaun Sumaru, Founder of CARDEALS2ME – a disruptive app that that puts the power back into the hands of the consumer helping them to get the best deal on the new car they want from local dealerships. Shaun shares his story on his shift from …

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Authenticity, fried chicken and knowing your audience

  Suzanne ‘String’ Nguyen – social media and marketing guru  For the last two years, Suzanne Nguyen, more popularly known as ‘String’, has been pioneering videos on social media. She was a Top 20 Meerkat Power User, produced the award winning Snapchat channel “Women In Tech”, and amassed over 200 Facebook Live Interviews with entrepreneurs and startup founders, like Gary …

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Start-ups, raising capital and the importance of giving back

  Derek Gerrard, Co-Founder and Director of Go Capital   In our latest podcast Wrays’ CEO Rob Pierce speaks with Derek Gerrard from Go Capital about one of the greatest challenges that any innovator or entrepreneur can face – raising capital. He offers advice to listeners facing this challenge while sharing examples of companies that have been successful and the …

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Betting on the horse – data science expert brings ground breaking methodology to corporate Australia

  Thomas Thurston, Data Science expert & Harvard Business School Fellow In our recent Pioneer podcast interview our CEO, Frank Hurley spoke with Thomas Thurston, Managing Director of WR Hambrecht Ventures and Founder and CEO of Growth Science about his experience working along Clay Christensen at Harvard and the ongoing pressure to innovate in today’s business environment. We know that …

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Leading the way – innovation and culture at Vinomofo

  Michael Ellis, Head of Culture at Vinomofo Listen to Michael Ellis, Head of Culture at Vinomofo share his insights on building an innovation culture at one of Australia’s fastest growing companies. In 2011, Andre Eikmeier and brother-in-law Justin Dry launched Vinomofo – the online wine site – with the goal to connect a passionate wine-loving community with the best …

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A virtual pharmaceutical company – a unique business model achieving robust success

  Stephen Page, Director at Advanced Veterinary Therapeutics Listen to Stephen Page from Advanced Veterinary Therapeutics share the journey about his transition from vet to CEO and director and the trends he’s seeing across scientific innovation in Australia. Stephen is a vet by background and has experience working for animal health companies in the US in clinical development areas. He …

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Entrepreneur and innovator takes his passion for products, materials and aesthetic to new heights – Anthony Petterson

  Anthony Petterson, Designer & Founder at Hone Product Design In our latest podcast Wrays’ CEO Frank Hurley sits down with Anthony Petterson from Hone Product Design. Hone is a product design business which helps other businesses and start-ups with their innovations – transforming ideas from concept to market.  Their approach is built around design research, idea generation, conceptual design, …

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A scratch free future for 4×4 vehicle enthusiasts – Rhinohide

  Marc Berryman, CEO at Rhinohide In our latest podcast Wrays’ CEO Frank Hurley speaks with Marc Berryman who is CEO at Rhinohide. Marc has experienced great success in his journey so far including the opportunity to pitch the innovative 4WD product to the judges of Channel 10’s Shark Tank. Rhinohide is a fully removable and reusable paintwork protection system …

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