Dr Evan Shellshear
An innovation specialist and a serial entrepreneur. Whether it's companies, apps or books, he gets a buzz out of watching ideas come to fruition. He left Australia in 2005 to get a PhD in Game Theory from the Nobel prize winning Bielefeld University. After that he lived in Sweden for 6 years building and selling software products to the world's largest automotive companies before returning to Australia and becoming heavily involved in the startup scene founding, confounding or helping build up to 9 startups. He recently launched his best-selling book Innovation Tools and is currently an advisor to some of Australia's most exciting technology startups as well as a mentor to many entrepreneurs who are just starting their journey. He has considerable expertise in technical sales, marketing and product development.
Mimi has appeared on television in Australia and around the world for 20 years. She is a wife, mother of four, serial renovator and director of a successful online company Littlegrommets.com as well as running her gift and homewares retail store Tigeroy on Glenferrie Road Malvern and also online at tigeroy.com. In TV Mimi anchors news with the ABC and Virgin Airlines as well as working with leading Australian businesses, products and programs delivering their message in an engaging and authentic way. Mimi has presented hundreds of videos and put thousands of news stories to air. She is the consumate brand ambassador. A professional performer delivering results. Mimi's international look, style and sound resonates across cultures and appeals to all ages and demographics. In her two decades of industry experience Mimi has worked with Australia's major networks the ABC and Channel 9, as well as leading Australian organisations NAB, WESTPAC, THE HERALD SUN, THE AGE, and THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, as well known brands BLACKMORES. PASPALEY, CLARATYNE, UGG AUSTRALIA, TRANSITIONS LENSES and SENSODYNE TOOTHPASTE to name a few...
Mimi's breadth of television expertise extends beyond her on air performances to writing, producing, and directing. Mimi dabbles in painting and is currently writing her first novel. She is passionate about all she does and approaches life holistically, constantly seeking greater knowledge, better health, balance and happiness.