Member Since: 14th Mar 2016
Ian is founder and CEO of Adthena.
Having founded Adthena in October 2012, Ian specialises in the strategic growth of the business whilst providing the team with his leadership and expertise to overcome digital marketing challenges that many brands face. Ian has his finger firmly on the pulse of the rapidly-growing digital marketing landscape and has been involved within the tech industry for the past 20 years in Silicon Valley, Taiwan, England and Australia.
Prior to Adthena he has founded several successful businesses including Oovie which he started in 2004. Within less than five years he grew the company to become Australia's largest DVD kiosk operator which was eventually acquired in 2009. As well as this, Ian was Asia Sales Director for eCommerce start-up, Intershop. During his time with the company he was instrumental in its growth as he established its Asian operations sales from zero to $8m in less than three years, establishing offices in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea.
With an Economics and Commerce degrees from the University of Queensland, Ian is proficient in Chinese and an avid rock climber.