YOU’RE INVITED: Webinar Event // The A to Z for International Pre-IPO Tech Companies Looking to Launch in Australia Posted at 0:00, Mon, 1 August 2016 in Industry Insights

Partnering with high growth pre-IPO tech companies exploring international expansion – including launching/scaling in APAC – is at the heart of what MitchelLake’s Kevin Griffiths, (Executive Search Partner – Growth) is passionate about. Kevin will be joining the panel for the Webinar event Doing Business in Australia: What you need to know abut investing in or setting up a technology business in Australia.

Co-hosted by Deloitte and Norton Rose Fullbright, this event will be held on August 9 (PST) and August 10 (AEST). Aiming to reach those in the USA and Europe who are considering an expansion or launch plan to Australia, Kevin will joining the likes of Dropbox’s Charlie Wood, The PR Group’s Caroline Shawyer and Nick Abrahams, author of Digital Disruption of Australia, to explore key issues to help unpack Australia’s commercial and regulatory landscape for companies looking to expand, set up or invest in Australia.

Topics to be covered include:
-Building your launch team
-How to grow the market via marketing & press coverage
-Tax & accounting
-Legal issues

Kevin’s experience in providing a launch solutions to international clients including; (which typically includes; conducting a search for a figure head, making introductions to key clients/partners and identifying a landing pad) TeamViewer, Dropbox, BlackPurl (pre-launch), SurveyMonkey, AdRoll, ClassPass, Yammer, Facebook and Signal. Kevin will provide insights including making your first key hire, building your initial team and the importance of track record and connectivity to the market. You can also expect discussions on sustaining and growing your team, winning marquee customers, and building the brand.

For more information, times and to register click here.
Registration is essential.

Event password: DTTL2016

About Kevin Griffiths: As an Executive Search Partner, Kevin is focused on supporting the success of startups, scale up and market entry for ventures in Fintech, IoT, cloud computing, big data and digital transformation.


Kevin Griffiths leads MitchelLake Executive for the ANZ Practice. Based in Sydney, he is focused on supporting startups, NewCo’s, scale-ups, and established tech companies with C-suite and board requirements, in addition to working with Australian SME’s and enterprises undergoing digital/technology transformations.

Since joining MLE in 2012, Kevin has led over 100 searches. His time has been divided into three key areas – CEO searches for scale-ups or tech companies going through transformation; CTO/CPO searches for tech companies with a global requirement to bring talent to Australia with technology and/or product leadership at scale; and consulting to and leading searches with clients looking to innovate, who are seeking advice from the MLE practice on the question of build, buy, or partner.

Prior to joining MLE, Kevin was a Partner at BMS where he built and led the Midlands commercial practice in the UK, before moving to Australia to help scale the business in Sydney and Melbourne.