Top Business Thinkers 2018

Read SmartCompany’s list of 20 writers and thinkers who have a unique take on what it means to do business in Australia. 

After more than 500 nominations from the local business and startup communities, we’ve selected a list of 20 engaging individuals. Click on their names below to find out more. 

1

Mark Ritson

Topic

Marketing

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Read more from Mark Ritson on LinkedIn.

2

Naomi Simson

Topic

Entrepreneurship, retail

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Read Naomi Simson’s posts on her website.

3

Alan Jones

Topic

Startups and entrepreneurship

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Read insights from Alan Jones on Medium. 

4

Madeleine Dore

Topic

Entrepreneurship and creativity

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Read more on the Extraordinary Routines site.

5

Jon Westenberg

Topic

Startups and entrepreneurship

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Read more from Jon on Medium.

6

Nicola Hazell

Topic

Startups

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Read more from Nicola on LinkedIn.

7

Shevonne Joyce

Topic

Entrepreneurship and business growth

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Read insights from Shevonne Joyce on her blog.

8

Nick Crocker

Topic

Startups and venture capital

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Read Nick Crocker’s thoughts on Medium. 

9

Bec Brideson

Topic

Advertising and branding, gender

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Read Bec’s views on LinkedIn.

10

Elaine Stead

Topic

Entrepreneurship, venture capital

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Read more from Elaine on Medium.

11

Paul Greenberg

Topic

Retail

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Read more from Paul on LinkedIn.

12

Bernadette Jiwa

Topic

Storytelling and brand position

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Read more at The Story of Telling.

13

Jeremy Scrivens

Topic

Leadership and the future of work

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Read insights from Jeremy Scrivens on LinkedIn. 

14

Stacey Price

Topic

Finance

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Read Stacey’s insights on her company’s website.

15

Matt Barrie

Topic

Entrepreneurship and economy

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You can read Matt Barrie’s views on LinkedIn.

16

Anna Johnston

Topic

Privacy, business and cybersecurity

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Read more on the Salinger Privacy blog.

17

Kerwin Rae

Topic

Entrepreneurship

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Read more at: Kerwinrae.com

18

Trevor Young

Topic

Marketing and public relations

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Read more at PR Warrior.

19

Joanne Pellew

Topic

Indigenous affairs and recruitment

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Read Joanne Pellew’s insights via her website.

20

Jason Andrew

Topic

Finance

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Read more from Jason Andrew on Medium.