People come to us when they have tried to innovate and failed.

We help them to drive innovation mindset, process and behaviour change.

So they can shift the dial on their programs, empower their teams, excite their customers and feel confident about their future.

“Break and remake your business through integrated strategy, labs, academy and communications.”

Gavin Heaton

Gavin advises boards and leadership on innovation strategy, marketing, data-driven product development and corporate venturing. He leads labs and accelerator programs, coaches startups and is a sought after public speaker. Gavin is also the Chair of Vibewire, a youth-led social enterprise based in Sydney, Australia.

Joanne Jacobs

Joanne is a life-long educator and has published research on strategic use of emergent technologies in business as well as technology in education. She is also an Industry Fellow at University of Technology Sydney (UTS).


Mary Nguyen

Disruptor. Mary is a content strategist with many years experience working with commercial brands.  She is a growth and new business pitch specialist and has worked in both APAC and the EMEA region.  

Matt Moore

Innovation Director. Matt has led teams at organisations such as PwC, IBM, ASIC, Oracle, and Seven West Media to deliver programs in information technology, sales, marketing, sales operations, learning, futures and knowledge management. With UTS, he lectures, runs a global seminar series, and mentors and judges on the UTS Pitch project.

Vishaya Pracy

Disruptor.  Vishaya primarily focuses on the planning and coordination of workshops and hackathons. She is currently studying a double Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Digital and Social Media and a Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation.

Danielle Baihn

Disruptor. Danielle works with others to develop and communicate their ideas effectively, while also helping to foster an innovation mindset. She recently graduated from the University of Technology Sydney, where she completed a Bachelor’s degree in Communication.

Sarah Steiner

Sarah is the newest member of our team coming from Austria where she undertook a degree focusing on business management and entrepreneurship. Sarah is interested in the process of catalysing and sustaining innovation projects in companies. She is coordinating our work with the Catalyst Labs for NSW Government Department of Education.