Catherine is here today with Naomi Simson. As one of Australia’s most prominent entrepreneurs, Naomi Simson is known as the founder of online experience retailer RedBalloon and the co-founder of the Big Red Group. The Big Red Group houses a number of brands with its purpose being to shift the way people experience life.
Before founding RedBalloon, Naomi worked for big businesses including IBM, Apple, KPMG and Ansett Airlines – all of which influenced her views on workplaces.
She is an investor on Network Ten’s popular television series Shark Tank, a business blogger, much sought after keynote speaker and author of two bestseller books Live What You Love and Ready to Soar.
A true business influencer and leader, with more than 2.6 million LinkedIn followers, she’s Australia’s most followed person on the business networking platform.
Naomi is also a Governor of the Cerebral Palsy Alliance and a member of the Board for the University of Melbourne Faculty of Business and Economics.
Naomi’s received a number of high-profile awards including the 2008 National Telstra Business Women Awards for Innovation, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Industry category winner 2011, and Lifetime Achievement Silver Stevie Award 2013. And in early February 2017, she commenced her role as a member of the University of Melbourne’s Faculty’s Business and Economics Board.
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It’s now time to tune into this very inspirational woman. Enjoy!