Highlights – Naomi Simson & Marty Fox

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The move towards a digital world is impacting businesses of all sizes. It allows new entrants to enter the market and extend their competitive reach faster.

However, according to ANZ’s latest insight report, “The Digital Economy: transforming Australian businesses”, 56% of small and medium businesses (SMBs) did not value digital tools with only 34% of SMBs digitally advanced.

Why are SMBs not embracing digital?

What does a digitally advanced business look like?

How can SMBs start small to begin their digital journey?

In our upcoming event, MODEX and Microsoft are bringing you a panel of industry experts to answer these questions.

First round of tickets by invitation only, please contact MODEX at for your access code.

What you’ll learn

  • What are the digital-workplace trends in Australia
  • Why some of the leading brands in Australia are making digital a priority
  • How can you can start your digital journey without a big business budget

Who should attend?

  • Business owners
  • C-level executives
  • Company directors
  • Founders looking for an edge to grow their business

Who are the speakers?

Naomi Simson – Entrepreneur | Co-Founder Big Red Group (BRG) | Founder RedBalloon

Known as entrepreneur and business leader; Naomi Simson co-founded the Big Red Group (BRG) with business partner David Anderson in 2017. BRG is all about serving experiences to different audiences through its various brands: RedBalloon, Adrenaline, Lime&Tonic, BRG also includes Marketics AI the exclusive distributor of Albert AI in ANZ. BRG is experiencing double digit growth and serves an experience every minute. The experience economy is gathering momentum. Together with David Anderson BRG CEO they have transformed the business and platforms to harness this opportunity, and as such have turned the business to a customer centric, $100m enterprise.




Marty Fox – WHITEFOX Real Estate / WHITEFOX Marketing

The Deal: Founding probably Australia’s most innovative real estate agency — WHITEFOX Real Estate, Marty has changed the landscape of the industry and what can be done. $850,000,000 in transactions in its first 2.5 years. No print. No auctions. No suits. And everyone saying no chance. This year, Marty co-founded a marketing and communications agency that brings those ideas and possibilities to everyone.

Sean Beaumont – Microsoft

Sean is the Modern Workplace Territory Manager for the SMB segment across Australia’s distributor channel. Sean is responsible for managing a team whose key remit it is to drive growth in Microsoft’s SMB customers via building and enabling key channel partnerships. Prior to the last 3 years at Microsoft, Sean worked for Apple and has founded 2 Start-ups, 1 of which has since been acquired.

Bryan Chua – MODEX

Bryan is the Solutions Director and co-founder of MODEX (which stands for Modern Experience), a next-gen IT partner helping small and medium sized businesses move towards digital. MODEX’s mission is to bring the modern experience to the workplace, turn IT into an enabler that elevates productivity and teamwork. Bryan helps customers map out and realise their business’ journey to digital through genuine partnerships, becoming invested in their growth and success.