Q&A Archives - Page 2 of 2 -
Home Tags Q&A

Tag: Q&A

Q&A: Nigel Poole

As the person responsible for commercialising all new technologies emanating from the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation, Nigel Poole knows all about transforming ideas into companies. From where he sits, Australia's so-called "commercialisation gap" is receding, with seed investment culture and managerial experience the keys. He's a busy man with busy ideas and a penetrating vision for Australia's future as a knowledge nation.

James Dyson: Cleaning up

Cleaning up British entrepreneur James Dyson offers just one lesson for inventors seeking to emulate his achievements: commercialise your own inventions. His success designing, developing...

Reel business: Wolf Creek's Matt Hearn

Matt Hearn is an extraordinary film maker. But more than that, he...

Reel business: Wolf Creek’s Matt Hearn

Matt Hearn is an extraordinary film maker. But more than that, he...

Su-Ming Wong

What makes a venture capitalist tick? Su-Ming Wong knows. He should. Wong lives and breaths risk and reward. From his early days with the pioneering private equity...

Michael Raynor

What are disruptive innovations? They’ve got to be bad, right? Right!? Well, not if they’re yours. When Clayton M. Christensen released his seminal book “The Innovators’ Dilemma”...

Cash killer

The man who brought us e-finance Belgians are famous for exporting delightful, frivolous products like beer and chocolate. However, leading Belgian entrepreneur Michel Akkermans is...

Fantastic Voyage: Robert Mehalso

Like the intrepid surgeons submarining through a human body in the movie Fantastic Voyage, American Dr Robert Mehalso is fascinated with the power of...

John Brumby – No Oxymoron

Innovation and good fiscal management are unlikely bedfellows. Yet when Victoria's chief number cruncher Treasurer John Brumby adopted the Minister for Innovation mantel in...

Steve Vamos: Aussie growth and humble pie

What do you do when you your market is finite and your brand is ubiquitous? That is the challenge faced by Microsoft Australia’s Managing...

John Wolpert: Extreme Blue turns true blue

John Wolpert is best known for his work as Lab Director of IBM's incubator for technology and business concept innovation, Extreme Blue. However, his...

Dr Robin Batterham

Batterham than me! Dr Robin Batterham has one of the toughest jobs in Australia. He is Australia's Chief Scientist. But what exactly does that mean? According...

Tony Surtees: mind games

Best-selling author and entrepreneur Seth Godin, describes him as "one of the most brilliant marketers on the scene today." Most Australians know him as...

Actions speak louder

Individually, they have built successful fast-growth companies, held prominent advisory roles in government and spent years as respected industry strategists. As Allen & Buckeridge...

FREE BUSINESS TOOLS

FREE BUSINESS TOOL

INFOGRAPHICS

New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

OPINIONS & ADVICE