Gus Balbontin led Lonely Planet – one of the most loved and recognisable brands in the world – through significant business transformation. He is involved in the start up scene as a founder, investor and advisor. He currently runs a small boutique Design and Innovation agency called Roshambo and is the Entrepreneur in Residence at Victoria University which keeps him close to large public corporate challenges as well as small business puzzles.
Gus has worked closely with some of the biggest companies in the world developing cutting edge technology and products including Google X, Nokia, Apple, Amazon and more. Gus talks of business disruption and transformation, plus the successes and failures of a media industry that continuously goes through significant reinvention. The lessons he shares can be applied to every industry, business and individual facing the challenges of the 21st century.