meet the judges
Bill LangDirector, Small Business Australia
Bill Lang is a business educator, coach and advisor with over 30 years of experience across a range of industries and countries. As a Director of Small Business Australia, Bill works with members and partners to advocate for better conditions for small businesses – the heart and soul of the economy and local communities – so more can survive and thrive.
Bill also educates, coaches and advises as Chairman of three organisations: The Institute of Advanced Business Studies (IABS), Full Circle Feedback and The International Rehabilitation Institute (IRI).
Pip MarlowCEO and Executive Vice President, A/NZ, Salesforce
Pip is responsible for ensuring Salesforce delivers on its values of trust, customer success, innovation and equality for both customers and the wider community across Australia and New Zealand.
Prior to joining Salesforce, Pip was Chief Executive Officer, Customer Marketplace at Suncorp and, before that, Managing Director of Microsoft Australia. She is also a non-executive director of Rugby Australia (ARU), sits on the Vice-Chancellor's Advisory Board at UTS, is a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW), and is an Executive Ally for Pride Diversity. Pip is a passionate advocate for flexible and diverse workplaces that empower people.
Bec McConnochieSenior Managing Director, Communications, Media and Technology, Accenture
During her 20 years at Accenture, Bec has worked across the financial services and telecoms sectors in a broad range of areas including large-scale and complex digital, business, technology, process and customer experience transformations.
Bec is very passionate about the Future of Work, taking a human centred approach to transforming digital organisations and achieving enterprise agility. As a leader Bec aspires to create a truly human and inclusive business in this digital age. She believes in putting people and customers first and together delivering outcomes that improve the way Australians and New Zealanders work, live and play.
Josh CallaghanCEO, Little Hinges
Josh has been transforming businesses using technology for the past 20 years. Among his many accomplishments, he helped build the world's first bank account with both variable and fixed interest, created Australia's first straight-through online bank account opening process and set up Australia's biggest retail stockbroking CRM. He also created the country's biggest online financial comparison site and launched the world's first digital tenancy agreement executed as a smart contract on the blockchain.
As the CEO of Little Hinges, Josh is at the forefront of virtual reality by digitising space to solve the friction that comes with interacting with physical property.