QuickBooks Connect 2019 is right around the corner. We recently announced that this year’s event would be held in Melbourne, and now it’s time to reveal our first round of featured speakers and breakout sessions.
Whether you’re an accountant, bookkeeper or small business owner, everyone is talking Single Touch Payroll. Our breakout sessions will cover all the key elements of STP and what it means for you. We’ll also be talking about how to win new clients online, the best apps to transform your business and how to take control of your business finances. Find out more by reading the QuickBooks Connect agenda.
In addition to our popular breakout sessions, you’ll also have the chance to hear from a number of expert speakers, including:
Adventurer and Television Presenter
Todd Sampson is famous for his intelligent and laconic style on the Gruen Transfer, as well as his inquisitive and creative mindset as seen in his own series, Redesign My Brain. He’s an adventurer, having scaled Mount Everest. It’s no surprise he was voted one of the most influential men under 45 by Men’s Style and there’s no question he’s a captivating speaker on many topics.
Multi-award winning speaker, trend forecaster and 6-time best-selling author
With clients including KPMG, Pepsi and Cisco, he has helped some of the world’s most successful brands navigate disruption and maintain momentum. Michael is a regular commentator on TV and radio and his work has been featured in publications ranging from the UK Daily Mail to Medium.com and the Huffington Post. In addition, Michael is a familiar face on the international conference circuit having shared the stage with the likes of Bill Gates, Dr. John Maxwell and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
Having been recently named Australia’s Keynote Speaker of the Year, Michael was inducted into the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame.
Founder of Dimme and me&u
Stevan Premutico is one of Australia’s leading tech entrepreneurs. In 1997, in the middle of the GFC he conceptualised Dimmi on the back of a napkin and went on to revolutionise the Aussie restaurant industry. In 2015, his startup was acquired by one of the great tech businesses of our time, TripAdvisor.
On the tin, Dimmi is the perfect text book start-up story – started in a garage, ran out of money, took on the big Goliath, won the battle, sold to a tech darling. But the true story is one of grit, passion and a true entrepreneurial spirit to make a dent in the world.
Stevan’s inspiring story is a raw & honest insight into the life of a start-up, how a small team can achieve remarkable things, how to crystalise your purpose, how to take on the big boys and win, how to embrace innovation & disruption and how to an inspired culture can make anything possible.
Country Manager, Intuit QuickBooks Australia
John Dunkerley has more than 20 years’ experience in accounting and financial technology in Australia. Having recently returned to Sydney after two years with Intuit in the UK, John has taken up the role of Country Manager, Australia. John passionately believes that the intelligent combination of data, automation and expert advice will deliver enormous value for small businesses, accountants and bookkeepers by enabling everyone to do what they do best.
Accountant Product Leader, Small Business Self-Employed Group, Intuit
Ariege Misherghi is Accountant Product Leader for the Accountant Segment within Intuit’s Small Business Self-Employed Group. She is a customer-focused, creative leader who is committed to the customer experience and has a passion for solving the tough and unique challenges accountants face. Her team serves the more than 700,000 accountants globally that use QuickBooks Online Accountant (QBOA) to help grow their firms and better manage their practices, allowing them to focus on being strategic advisors to their clients.
Find new ways to grow your business, discover new technology and industry innovation, and meet like-minded accountants and entrepreneurs at QuickBooks Connect.
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