Speakers 2018

Tim Brown

Co–founder Co-CEO of Allbirds

How did 27 customer-generated insights give us the “world’s most comfortable shoes”? Allbirds Founder, Tim Brown, shares why caring deeply about every stage of the customer experience has helped turn Allbirds into one of the world’s fastest growing footwear companies. Read more

Carla Murphy

Chief Brand and Product Officer of Icebreaker

What makes Icebreaker an iconic New Zealand brand? Carla Murphy, Chief Brand and Product Officer will show how a shift from product-centric to customer-centric has ensured the longevity of the company. Read more

Erick Tseng

Product Director of Facebook

When you listen to your customers, you create tremendous products. Find out how using customer insights helped catapult Erick’s team from 0-500, resulting in an online advertising powerhouse. You’ll hear what happens when you change the industry from ‘one ad fits all’ to customer first. Read more

Shane Snow

Chief Strategy Officer of Contently

While global media businesses are struggling, Contently is growing from strength to strength by harnessing the power of storytelling. Co-founder, Shane Snow, lets us in on what it takes to tell good stories, in the right way, and to the right people for maximum impact. Read more

Nick Mowbray

Co-founder and Co-CEO of ZURU

How do you anticipate global trends to put the hottest toys under everyone’s Christmas Tree? Discover how Nick Mowbury, Co-founder and Co-CEO at Zuru, consistently creates the hottest-selling global toy trends, employing 3000 staff and distributing to 121 countries along the way. Read more

Lisa King

Founder of Eat My Lunch

Eat My Lunch has ambitions to put food in the bellies of the 25,000 hungry Kiwi kids every day. Founder and CEO Lisa King discusses the merits of marrying purpose with commercial drive, and why social good need not come at the expense of profit. Read more

Dale Clareburt

Co-founder and CEO of Weirdly

Recruitment can be dull. Enter Weirdly, the company behind the recruitment software that makes the whole process more fun and frankly, a little weirder. Co-founders and CCOs Dale Clareburt and Keren Phillips share the purpose behind the company that puts people and culture at the heart of recruitment. Read more

Tim Alpe

Chief Jucyfier (CEO) and Co-founder of JUCY

How did data and community help Jucy shift gear from a 35 vehicle business into a fleet of 2,700, plus cruise boats, pod-style hotels and more? Tim Alpe, CEO and Chief Jucifier at JUCY, will navigate you through the hair-raising Jucy journey. Read more

Another awesome speaker!

Keren Phillips

Co-founder and Head of Marketing of Weirdly

Recruitment can be dull. Enter Weirdly, the company behind the recruitment software that makes the whole process more fun and frankly, a little weirder.  Co-founders and CCOs Dale Clareburt and Keren Phillips share the purpose behind the company that puts people and culture at the heart of recruitment. Read more

Loic Le Meur

Founder of Leade.rs

Loic Le Meur is a serial entrepreneur, named one of the "25 most influential people" on the web by Business Week. His startup Leade.rs identifies new trends and the people behind them and connects these people with corporate event professionals, press and brands, to speak, write about, share products with, or invest in. Read more

Another unmissable speaker!


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