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Start-up stories: Business model disruption
Wed. 9 November 2016, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm AEDT
If you’re not re-evaluating your current business model, you might be missing out on opportunities to optimise your product delivery and your operations.
In this session of our Start Up Stories, discover the importance of business model innovation in creating an efficient, and tech-ready organisation.
Whilst product innovation remains at the heart of all businesses, business model innovation is increasingly the foundation upon which businesses are able to gain a competitive advantage amongst their competitors.
Moderator: Dr Lan Snell, Director, Education Services, UTS Business School
Sam McDonagh, Country Manager - Australia & New Zealand at Airbnb
Sam McDonagh has joined Airbnb as Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand. Sam has over 20 years experience in senior management roles at companies including eBay.
Mr. Sam served as Executive General manager at ThinkSmart Ltd. since July 25, 2011. Mr. McDonagh served as Executive General Manager of Rentsmart Unit Trust since July 25, 2011. Mr. McDonagh served as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of iiNet Ltd. since joining on July 15, 2010 until February 11, 2011.
Mr. McDonagh served as an Executive General Manager of RentSmart Unit Trust at ThinkSmart Ltd.until July 23, 2011. Mr. McDonagh served as an Executive General Manager of Australasian Business of ThinkSmart Ltd. since July 30, 2008.
6.00-6.15 pm Registration
6.15-7.00 pm Fireside chat
7.00-7.30 pm Q&A with the audience
7.30-8.00 pm Networking drinks