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About Disruptors Co

Innovation on purpose

Since 2014, Disruptors Co has been at the forefront of driving innovation and strategic transformation across diverse sectors. We empower organisations to navigate complexity, harness opportunities, and achieve impactful outcomes through our expert innovation facilitation, strategic advisory, and performance marketing services. By blending rigorous research, strategic inquiry, and practical experience, we turn bold ideas into purposeful, sustainable growth. Our collaborations span government agencies, large enterprises, and fast-growing startups, consistently delivering success and fostering a culture of innovation.


Gavin Heaton

Gavin is a strategic advisor to boards and leadership teams, specializing in innovation strategy, marketing, data-driven product development, and corporate venturing. Leading strategic planning for clients, labs, and accelerator programs, Gavin is also a sought-after public speaker and a board member of Vibewire, a youth-led social enterprise. He contributes to the Technology Advisory Group for Good2Give, a workplace giving platform.


Joanne Jacobs

Joanne is a digital strategist and company director with a rich background in academia and industry. As an Industry Fellow at the University of Technology Sydney, she mentors startups and lectures extensively on strategy, technology, and marketing. Joanne has led a social media production house in London and is a seasoned consultant in social networking technologies and digital marketing practices.


Lenore Johnston

Lenore is dedicated to design and innovation with a passion for sustainability and social impact. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Design at the University of New South Wales and has over a decade of experience in the educational, government, and small business sectors. Lenore specializes in project coordination, innovation workshops, and presentation preparation, contributing significantly to our collaborative projects.


Shannon Bourke

Shannon brings diverse experience from tech startups to not-for-profit organizations, focusing on community management, marketing, social media, and user experience. With a Communications degree in Digital and Social Media from the University of Technology Sydney, Shannon excels in triaging and reporting on product issues and process improvements. Her background also includes tourism operations management and news media.

We blend strategic insight, creative execution, and rigorous data to drive your go-to-market success.