Celebrity Tipper Round 14 – Dave Evans

In our weekly celebration of 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.

ESPNfootytips AFL Ladder

Dave’s work tip is one I got a sneak peak at a decade ago, he’s been a mentor of mine over many years.

Dave Evans, CTO at


Dave’s Top tip in Life

Live for the moment.

Dave’s Top Tip at Work

Wait as long as you can, and know as much as you can before making a decision, but make it.

Dave’s Round 14 Tips:

West Coast Eagles Essendon
Port Adelaide Melbourne
Hawthorn Gold Coast
Brisbane Lions GWS Giants
Western Bulldogs
Nth Melbourne
Collingwood Carlton

Dave’s Bio

Reward, Director of Loyalty Solutions

Dave most recently has been co founder and chief technology officer of Somo Ltd the leading independent digital transformation agency working with blue chip clients such as Goldman Sachs, Audi, HSBC and others in their digital transformation journey.

Prior to this Dave was CTO of SurfKitchen a VC backed mobile technology platform providing application stores to telecoms carriers around the world including EE, NTT DoCoMo, T-Mobile USA and Telstra. SurfKitchen was acquired by Symphony Teleca, where Dave took on the mantel of building Symphony Teleca’s enterprise mobile offering including partnerships with SAP and others to provide leading edge mobile capability.

Previously Dave held senior technology positions in O2 delivering advanced digital solutions into the emerging 3G mobile world, global search / advertising solutions in the web with Looksmart, and the digital transformation of Encyclopaedia Britannica from printed books to digital media and online services.

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