James Brouard, Founder

Business Developer, Marketer, Product Manager

Sydney, Australia

James is looking for someone to join him/her or to join a startup

Business stage

Idea phase

Business plan mapped out

Minimum viable product built

Paying customers

James is looking for a founder who

Has expertise as

Business Developer Marketer Product Manager

Can commit to working

40 hours per week

Is able to invest

Enough to be sole investor (> $15,000)

Relevant industries

Event Planning Technology Travel

Skills

Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Managing People
User Experience
Business Development
Technical
Operations
Strategy
Product Management
Design
Marketing
Fundraising
Sales
Finance
James is open to joining a startup

Can commit to working

40 hours per week

Is able to invest

Enough to be sole investor (> $15,000)

Relevant industries

Event Planning Technology Travel

Skills

Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Product Management
Marketing
Managing People
Technical
Sales
Finance
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group

25-35

About James

A serial Entrepreneur who also has years of experience working for large global businesses. Currently the MD of a successful creative consultancy that services global clients. Built businesses from scratch and has experience in growing audience for newly launched brands and products.

Advanced skill in all aspects of digital and communication, having worked as design, developer, project manager, product manager and Managing Director of various businesses. Adaptable with great creative ability from idea generation, campaign ideas/management and a years of client facing experience across a whole range of projects.

Quote

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's what matters to me. - Steve Jobs

Work Experience

Consultant

Betfair

October 2010 - August 2015

Starting internally as a project manager for 2 years I then went out on my own as a consultant to Betfair's creative department. Gaining them as my client I have worked with them externally and internally over 5 years across a whole range of creative projects, from video ads to thousands of online promotions - I've created full concepts through to final products for global campaigns.

Consultant

Big Splash Media

April 2016 - January 0

Hired as the digital director I have helped to rapidly turn the business around from a predominantly publishing company into a full service agency. Focusing on their owned brands I've rejuvenated all of their digital assets and grown audience significantly across all of their titles. I continue to consult with Big splash to help further grow their audiences and owned brands, as well as work across their digital campaigns for clients.

Managing Director

The Brand Canvas

July 2011 - January 0

I started a Creative Consultancy with my partner in London to service our growing list of clients across all types of digital projects. Focusing mainly on building online promotional assets and websites, the business has successfully ran for over 5 years.

Education

QUT

BA

2000 - 2004

Certification

Diploma of Software Development

TAFE Brisbane

Diploma of Multimedia

TAFE Brisbane

Accelerator/Incubator

Innovation Center Sunshine Coast

2014