Gus Balbontin is the former Executive Director and CTO of Lonely Planet. Having led one of the most recognisable brands in the world through significant business transformation, he’s perfectly placed to speak about the complexities of running a business, in an ever changing, highly competitive world.
Gus shares lessons that can be applied to businesses of all sizes and from all industries that are confronting massive digital change. Adaptability, transformation and innovation are just some of the key themes he speaks to.
Today Gus Balbontin is involved in the start up scene, as a founder, investor and advisor. He currently runs a small boutique Design and Innovation agency called Roshambo and is the Entrepreneur in Residence at Victoria University, which keeps him close to large public corporate challenges as well as small business puzzles.
A big thinker, Gus doesn’t let life’s hurdles get in the way of big solutions. His knowledge and expertise in transformation and digital innovation is genuinely impressive, as he teaches his audience how to navigate the struggles and successes that even the biggest brands in the world experience.