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Chris Adams on Australian Tech Startups at The Room Xchange Melbourne Launch

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  • Chris Adams – Director, Advisor and Digital Strategist presents his Keynote at the public launch of The Room Xchange in Melbourne. Chris talked about the Australian Tech Startup space and how we need to adopt the concept of Change.

    About Chris Adams
    Always at the nexus of disruption, innovation and engagement; whether as a media/entertainment/technology executive, Board Director, Advisor, digital strategist, speaker, lecturer or author, Chris prides himself on outcomes that result in change.

    His current engagements include: Board Director and Advisor at universal messaging App Thred (THD.ASX), Board Director at social media management company Manalto (MTL.ASX), Investment Committee Member for Arrive Wealth Management, Commercial Director for Josephmark Ventures and Interim CEO for Adam Scott’s golf social commerce platform Pin.

    Prior roles saw Chris leading working with Facebook to help create and produce “Facebook Diaries,” the user-generated reality TV show which launched video on Facebook as well as the now-ubiquitous “Share” button, helping eBay’s Jeff Skoll to build and run Participant Media serving as the company’s Chief Vision Officer and SVP of Business Development through it’s first slate of movies which included: An Inconvenient Truth, Syriana, North Country, Good Night, And Good Luck, Charlie Wilson’s War and others.  Prior to that, he headed up Entertainment Business Development for Amazon.

    Chris is also known for his many public speaking engagements and as a children’s book author with his latest work: “Dan The Biggest Dump Truck,” narrated by Hugh Jackman and benefitting The Global Poverty Project and World Vision.

    Read transcript below:

    Chris Adams on Australian Tech Startups at The Room Xchange Melbourne Launch.pdf