Celebrity Tipper Round 10 – Josh Rowe

In our weekly celebration celebrating the AFL season and the launch of the updated ESPNfootytips app that Seventh Beam worked on alongside Codeware and ESPN Australia, we have entered a Celebrity Tipper into the Footy Tips global competition.  Each week we will be inviting various industry leaders to provide their tips for the round along with their top tip in life, and their top tip at work.

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This week we asked a long suffering and now elated Tigers tragic and entrepreneur with a long history in the Australian tech industry

Josh Rowe


Josh’s Top tip in Life and Work

“One remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away” – Stephen Hawking

Josh’s Round 10 Tips:

Collingwood Western Bulldogs
Richmond St Kilda
Brisbane Lions
Sydney Swans
GWS Giants
Hawthorn West Coast Eagles
Melbourne Adelaide
Fremantle North Melbourne

Josh’s Bio

A long suffering and now elated Tigers tragic

Entrepreneur within corporate and start-up businesses. REALas start-up business acquired by ANZ in 2016, and now integrated with ANZ home loan offers.

Over 20 years experience with technology, passionate about delivering commercial benefits from its use and driven to create inspiring customer offers.

Draws together creative thinking, commercial acumen, fact driven analysis, an understanding of financial services, retail, FMCG, logistics, real estate, health industry sectors, and a strong technical ability.

Broad experience across business and technology roles, managing every stage of large complex digital projects. Skills span strategic planning, product and concept development, market research, business case modeling, implementation, recruitment, marketing and operations.

Key executive, consultant and digital expert within Australia Post, driving digital change through the development of Australia Post’s online strategy, including making the case for, creating and leading a new digital channel team, delivering a major web site rebuild and delivering new mobile/tablet capability.

Director of key Internet industry bodies. Directly influenced the introduction of a new competitive industry model for domain name registrars in Australia, and the enactment of the Commonwealth Spam Act (2003).

Masters in eBusiness and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Computer Science) both from RMIT University. Program advisory committee member with RMIT School of Business, IT & Logistics.

Married with three gorgeous children.



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