Lunaticks LIVE: Our live tech show is a perfect place for nerds, geeks, innovators and tech entrepreneurs, as well as investors. Come and meet top-notch experts in the digital world.
Olivia Olley is the producer and co-owner of the Newcastle and Sydney-based video production company, Good Eye Deer. The company works nationally producing online digital content for government, corporate and not-for-profit organisations. Since 2012, Good Eye Deer has won numerous national and international awards for TV commercials, brand-films and educational videos. In 2014, Olivia and her business partner, Gavin Banks launched The Production Hub, a co-working facility for small business owners, freelancers and off-site employees. The Production Hub is a state-of-the-art shared office, located in Newcastle’s CBD which fuses together creativity and business.
For the past two years Olivia’s contribution to the business community has been recognized by the Hunter Business Chamber and the Newcastle Business Club where she was finalist for young business leader of the year awards (2015 and 2016). In 2015, Olivia was featured in the Hunter Business Review, Women in Business and in 2016 she was on a panel of speakers at the Hunter Innovation Festival, Women in Innovation.
Gordon Whitehead is the founder and president of The Lunaticks Society. He is involved in producing Lunaticks LIVE and managing the annual NEWi Awards for Digital Creativity. Gordon writes a monthly business column for the Newcastle Herald and has spoken at numerous events about entrepreneurship and smart city technologies. Gordon is a card carrying “Champagne Socialist”, with a track record of helping technology start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Steph Hinds is an accountant, technologist and founder of Growthwise, an accounting firm in Newcastle, Australia. Growthwise provide small business accounting on steroids that focuses on their client’s entire business to automate, streamline and improve their systems, processes and profits. Growthwise are a Xero platinum partner in Australia, Xero Partner of the year in 2012 and winner of the 100% cloud award in 2013. Steph is "Queen of the Cloud", with an uncanny ability to help business save considerable time and money by moving core functions to more efficient cloud-based solutions.
2017 EVENT SCHEDULE
LUNATICKS LIVE EP 11: LIVING LAB
Greg and Olivia discuss the latest breaking news and provide in-depth analysis of the tech and creative headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives on this months topic with the aid of a few expert guests.
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