The gamification of hackathons, making it easier for people to participate in hackathons within their organizations. Whilst also enabling input from the wider community -...more thus through the platform - enabling outsourced teams to work within organizations.
An hackathon workshop bringing innovation into supply chain
This is an event designed to bring innovation into supply chain
Was one of the key originators of the idea, put the funding proposal together,… · More worked with / coordinated a team to work out the program structure, organize the event. Then ran the event on the day including MC-ing the evening. It was a lot of work but the results were awesome.
What I Do
Talking, building things (like systems, events, processes, strategies)
I took an idea from blank piece of paper that I designed for an automated truck management system and worked with a third party vendor to create it, the system is currently a key piece of software that runs a major 3PL warehouse in Melbourne, Australia
What's the most useful business-related book you've ever read?
The richest man in Babylon
What's your favorite non-business book?
Jeremy Clarkson's books - which are compilations of his old articles
If money were not an issue, what would you be doing right now?
The same thing I'm doing now but on a bigger scale without worrying about how to pay for Maccas (McDonalds)
What words of advice would you give your younger self?
Stop being scared, go out and do things - doing things gets you further then thinking about doing things.
What's the most creative thing you've ever done?
Written a children's book about logistics
Which founders or startups do you most admire?
Elon Musk, obvious but true - he gets the ball rolling. I also like Jeffy B, because he understands (or at least his team does), the value of logistics and proper operational management as a competitive advantage.
What's your super power?
What's the best way for people to get in touch with you?
Wisdom changes depending on the situation there isn't one set of words. But if necessary those words would probably be... don't put off till tomorrow what can be done today - keep going. Also, who else gets to work this hard? :)
What aspects of your work are you most passionate about?
Creating things, architecting a solution or a process of works, talking to people
What was the most impactful class you took in school?
What's something you wish you had done years earlier?
Gone to meet ups
What's an obstacle you've overcome?
Being scared of not knowing what to say in a conversation, listening and wanting to learn is how I overcame that. There's little use trying to prove you know everything, just go into things wanting to learn and share.