• Episode 51: Paul Guerra, Chief Executive of Victorian Chamber of Commerce

    For episode 51 of Sayers Conversaytions, Russel Howcroft chats with Paul Guerra, Chief Executive of Victorian Chamber of Commerce.

    The two discuss the hallmarks of successful leadership, the opportunities that have risen for Victorian businesses and what the future holds for this ever changing city.

    45m | Dec 7, 2023
  • Episode 50: Stuart Gregor, Co Founder Four Pillars Gin & Liquid Ideas

    For episode 50 of Sayers Conversaytions, Russel Howcroft is joined by Co Founder of Four Pillars Gin and Liquid Ideas, Stuart Gregor. 

    Have a listen to hear where Stuart started his successful career, what he knows to be true in the world of liquor, advertising and brand, and the incredible power of storytelling.

    45m | Nov 23, 2023
  • Episode 49: The Innovators Special Edition - Leigh Jasper, Aconex

    For episode 49 of Sayers Conversaytions, Russel Howcroft continues our special "The Innovators" series talking to Leigh Jasper, Co-Founder of Aconex.

    The two touch on various topics, such as the importance of sales and innovation, the role of the state in fostering entrepreneurship, and the need for embracing failure as part of the entrepreneurial journey. Enjoy!

    36m | Oct 11, 2023
  • Episode 48: "What I Know to be True" series - Fiona le brocq, Medibank

    Episode 48 finds us in a highly insightful converSAYtion between Russel Howcroft and CMO of Medibank, Fiona le brocq. The pair highlight the important role of creativity, research, customer-centricity in effective marketing and brand management, and most importantly, the power of trust during challenging times.

    49m | Sep 28, 2023
  • Episode 47: 'What I Know to be True' series - Andrew Nowicki, Growth Scope

    For episode 47 of Sayers Conversaytions, we continue our 'What I Know to be True' series with seasoned marketing expert Andrew Nowicki, Director of Growth Scope. 

    Russel Howcroft and Andrew delved into the dynamic world of marketing, exploring the evolving marketing landscape, emphasising the enduring value of brands, the thrill of creative risk, and the importance of well-defined metrics and frameworks in shaping marketing strategies.

    46m | Sep 21, 2023
  • Episode 46: 'What I Know to be True' series - Michael Magee, Bulla Dairy Foods

    For episode 46 of Sayers Conversaytions, we begin our 'What I Know to be True' series with a very special guest and CMO of Bulla Dairy Foods, Michael Magee.

    Michael and Russel Howcroft discuss the complexities of modern day marketing and the importance of data-driven decisions, creativity, and adaptability in building successful brands in 2023. Enjoy!

    42m | Sep 13, 2023
  • Episode 45: The Innovators Special Edition - Nick Morgan, Vudoo

    For episode 45 of Sayers Conversaytions, we continue our special "The Innovators" series with Nick Morgan, Founder and CEO of Vudoo.

    Russel Howcroft and Nick chat about his early career, his passion for brand and creativity, and what inspired him to create Vudoo as the world was becoming more and more digitised.

    Have a listen to hear Nick's aspirations for Vudoo, who it's for and how you can benefit from it.

    23m | Sep 5, 2023
  • Episode 44: Greg Basser

    For episode 44 of Sayers Conversaytions, Russel Howcroft is joined by Greg Basser, a seasoned film industry expert who dives deep into the inner workings of the movie business. From leveraging Government incentives to fostering homegrown writing talent, Greg's insights and keen eye on global trends illuminate the dynamic landscape of filmmaking. Have a listen and see where Greg hopes to see Aussie cinema thriving on the world stage in the future. 

    49m | Aug 18, 2023
  • Episode 43: The Innovators Special Edition - John Daly, Listcorp

    For episode 43 of Sayers Conversaytions, Russel Howcroft is joined by John Daly, CEO and Founder of Listcorp. 

    Listcorp is a digital platform designed to help listed companies effectively communicate with the worlds investors, and in return, making investors more productive.

    The two discuss the desired growth plan for Listcorp and how it will continue to provide better insight and access to information for their users.

    23m | Jul 20, 2023
  • Episode 42: The Innovators Special Edition - Omar de Silva, FourthRev

    For episode 42 of Sayers Conversaytions, and for our next chat in "The Innovators" series, Russel Howcroft is joined by co-Founder and co-CEO of FourthRev, Omar de Silva.

    FourthRev was built to reimagine education for the digital age. Partnering with some of the worlds most prestigious schools, they prioritise individual needs and outcomes, with a focus on growth, creation and success.

    They further discuss the importance of balance and developing a grateful mindset, with Omar sharing his drive to unlock human potential and create a positive impact through innovative education and strategic initiatives.

    36m | Jul 11, 2023
  • Episode 41: The Innovators Special Edition - Michael Tutek, Preezie

    For episode 41 of Sayers Conversaytions, "The Innovators" series continues with Russel Howcroft and Michael Tutek, Co-founder and CEO of Preezie.

    During their chat, Michael discusses the unique services they offer, their focus on customer success, and how they can use quiz data to provide product recommendations to retailers.

    Have a listen and gain an understanding as to why people buy, why a positive experience online is so impactful and how Preezie aims to enhance the online shopping experience overall. 

    30m | Jul 4, 2023
  • Episode 40: The Innovators Special Edition - Ben Pfisterer, Zeller

    For episode 40 of Sayers Conversaytions, "The Innovators" series continues with Russel Howcroft being joined by Ben Pfisterer, Co-founder and CEO of Zeller.

    Zeller's mission is to simplify financial services for businesses, and Ben discusses the importance of helping businesses understand and predict their cash flow through tools and insights. 

    Looking ahead, Ben explains where his vision for the direction of Zeller is going, which is becoming a trusted brand that every Australian business knows and trusts, and hopes of expanding to new global markets.

    42m | Jun 27, 2023
  • Episode 39: Matt Kuperholz, AI

    For episode 39 of Sayers Conversaytions, Russel Howcroft talks about all things Artificial Intelligence with special guest, Matt Kuperholz. 

    Matt, who is an AI scientist and advisor, discuses with Russel the importance of ethics, governance, and transparency in AI development, emphasising on responsibility and how to build overall trust surrounding AI.

    Have a listen to gain an insight on what impacts, challenges and potential this fast growing world can bring to our own. 

    36m | Jun 20, 2023
  • Episode 38: The Innovators Special Edition - Michael Nuciforo, Thriday

    For episode 38 of Sayers Conversaytions, Russel Howcroft continues "The Innovators" series with Michael Nuciforo, Founder and CEO of Thriday.

    After struggling first hand themselves, the team at Thriday have created a productivity tool that eliminates financial admin that helps clients focus on their growth and success. Join Russel and Michael as they talk through how the business operates, the solutions they offer to SME's, and ways it could be thriving in the next 5 years.

    28m | Jun 13, 2023
  • Episode 37: The Innovators Special Edition - Tim Washington, JET Charge

    For episode 37 of Sayers Conversaytions, our, “The Innovators” series continues with Tim Washington, Founder and CEO of JET Charge.

    As Australia’s market leader in Electric Vehicle charging, Russel Howcroft and Tim take the time to discuss how the company has grown since launching in 2013, the next steps and possible challenges of a world transitioning into EV, and what we could expect to see in the next decade.

    34m | Jun 7, 2023
  • Episode 36: The Innovators Special Edition - Tessa Court, IntelligenceBank

    For Episode 36 of Sayers Conversaytions, our, “The Innovators” series continues with Tessa Court, Founder and CEO of IntelligenceBank. 

    IntelligenceBank is Australia's leading digital asset management and marketing operations software platform, helping big brands produce brand and legal approved content, faster.  

    Russel Howcroft joins Tessa for a chat about her impressive career within the world of global advertising, her interest in “the intersection between business and creativity”, how advertising has changed over the years along with the ongoing impacts of AI, and finally, tips on how to hold onto creativity and understanding how to apply that to your business. 

    38m | Jun 2, 2023
  • Episode 35: James Wright, CEO Sayers Wealth

    Russel is joined by James Wright, CEO of Sayers Wealth and Chair of Asthma Australia.

    Sayers Wealth is an investment and wealth advisory business, focussing on strategic private wealth management, investment solutions and family wealth advising.

    42m | May 26, 2023
  • Episode 34: The Innovators Special Edition - Dennis Savic, Savic Motorcycles

    Episode 34 of Sayers Conversaytions, is a special edition called “The Innovators” because from time to time, we come across some seriously cool inventions that we believe make outstanding conversaytions!

    Today, Russel is joined by Dennis Savic, Founder, Inventor and CEO of Savic Motorcycles. At 14, Dennis had a dream to design and develop his own motorcycle. Fast forward 16 years, having identified a gap in the electric motorcycle market and a mechanical engineering degree under his belt, Dennis’ dream has become a reality.


    24m | May 19, 2023
  • Episode 33 - Ben Krasnostein, Kilara Capital

    Russel is joined by Ben Krasnostein, Founder and Managing Director of Kilara Capital.

    Kilara Capital is an impact investment firm focused on creating investment opportunities and sustainable infrastructure solutions on a path towards a zero carbon future.

    43m | May 12, 2023
  • Episode 32 - Holly Ransom, Emergent

    Russ is joined by Holly Ransom for episode 32 of Conversaytions.

    Holly Ransom is a public speaker, author and content curator. She is the founder of Emergent, a leadership consultancy, where she engages and presents to organizations on disruptive strategy. She is also a director of Port Adelaide Football Club and a trustee of The Prince's Charities Australia.

    56m | Apr 28, 2023
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