Catherine Plano is here today with Taryn Williams, she is one of Australia’s top young entrepreneurs, named as a 2016 B&T Women in Media Entrepreneur finalist, 2015 Female Entrepreneur Awards finalist, 2015 B&T Hot 30 under 30 and SmartCompany 30 under 30.
A former international model and event producer, she founded WINK Models in 2007, a leading commercial modelling agency now with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, over 650 talent and an annual turnover in the millions.
Approached by an agency at 15, Taryn Williams started her career in front of the lens, travelling the world on international assignments and working for big brands including Qantas, Virgin Mobile, Lynx and Vo5. While modelling, Williams also worked in event management and as a photographic advertising producer, allowing her the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the various facets of the media and advertising industries. It was during this time that Williams knew she could improve the existing landscape with an agency that provided clients with a higher quality service while providing a fair and supportive environment for talent.
Launched in late 2015, theright.fit is an online platform that aims to revolutionise the talent industry by cutting out the middleman and removing hidden commissions and bias. With a focus on control, simplicity and efficiency, it puts power back into the users hands allowing for a single, online transaction.
With over fifteen years experience in the world of modelling, media and advertising, Taryn has proven herself to be a game changer in the industry and one not shy to press the disrupt button.
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Interviewed by: Catherine Plano