Doing what I love, enjoying life, and motivating people around me.
Mike has been designing and developing technology and business strategy solutions for major blue-chip corporations across the world since 1993. Mike’s career journey began as a University lecturer in computer technology. Subsequently, Mike gained executive experience in both business and technology roles across South Africa, Asia, Japan, Europe and Australia, culminating in his role at Oracle as VP of Financial Services Industry, Asia Pacific. With a passion for excellent communication, Mike became a certified social media strategist and founded KINSHIP digital. He now pioneers the adoption of social principles for some of the world’s leading brands.
We are such social animals, our work environments and ways should really be social too.
Founder of E-DEAL, a Paris-based CRM software company, creator of a modular yet global CRM solution for major accounts and SMBs. Knowledgeable Social Media enthusiast with solid experience in enterprise applications implementation for a wide variety of industry sectors and organisational sizes. Antoine spends his time evaluating how Social Media technology can be used by businesses and people to fix the damages of the last two hundred years or so and re-instate social, kinship and ultimately happiness and productivity, through connections, conversations and collaboration in and outside the enterprise.
Logic will get you from A to B – imagination will get you anywhere!
Will started his working life in Industry at 3M Corporation before moving into the IT Industry, where he had 22 years of creating and leading Presales and Sales teams throughout Asia Pacific with SSA Global, Siebel and Oracle Corporation. He has deep domain knowledge in: Software as a Service (SaaS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) strategies, Social CRM and Supply Chain Management (SCM). Will is acknowledged as a superior public speaker and presenter, articulating Thought Leadership strategies to support the solutions being taken to market. Organisational and leadership skills will deliver superior results to KINSHIP digital’s customers wishing to apply Social Technology to their business.
A business without passion is a business without soul.
Previously Managing Director of Sun Microsystems Australia and New Zealand, and now a co-founder of the iGo2 group of companies, Andrew brings extensive broad business knowledge and acumen in small, medium and large multinational organisations to the group. Andrew as a Founding Director and board member is responsible for overseeing the business aspects of the iGo2 group of companies. Andrew brings a wealth of sales, services, product and general management experience. Andrew thrives on achievement, addressing the next challenge and always making a difference.
Bill started his career in financial services in Sydney in 1981, which was complemented by studies in accounting and taxation, leading to a Certified Practicing Accountant qualification. Bill also completed a Graduate Diploma in securities in 1988 and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He gained the Certified Financial Planner qualification from the Financial Planning Association in 1996.
Bill’s earlier work in financial services was focused on advising on technical strategies that related to personal financial management – including those changes from 1983 when the first round of superannuation reforms became effective. In 1992 Bill was awarded the industry’s “Financial Planner of the Year” award. Over the last twenty-five years he has worked in all areas of personal financial management, and for the last decade has focused most on portfolio construction and active investment management.