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Startup Grind Sydney Presents Scott Farquhar, Co-founder & CEO of Atlassian
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
North Sydney, NSW
Startup Grind Sydney is set to open the year by hosting co-founder and CEO of Atlassian, Scott Farquhar, on Tuesday February 26th.
Just 32 years of age, Scott Farquhar along with fellow co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes are one of Australia’s greatest success stories in the technology world. After meeting Cannon-Brookes whilst studying at UNSW, they founded Atlassian (atlassian.com) in 2002, a company that sells innovative and award-winning enterprise software for software developers.
Some of Atlassian’s clients include some of the world’s largest organisations, including Microsoft, Apple, BMW, NASA, and Harvard to name a few.
Farquhar was awarded the ‘Australian IT Professional of the Year in 2004’ and was youngest person ever to be awarded the ‘Australian Entrepreneur of the Year’ by Ernst & Young alongside Cannon-Brookes.
Farquhar graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science (Business Information Technology) and is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organisation and the Australian School of Business Alumni Leaders Network.
Please join us at Startup Grind Sydney for what is likely to be a huge opportunity to hear from one of Australia’s most successful technology entrepreneurs.
6:30 - 7:00pm - Networking and Food/Drinks
7:00 - 8:00pm - Fireside Chat with Scott
8:00 - 8:30pm - More Networking
$15 - Earlybird
$25 - General Admission
A limited amount of tickets will be available on the door.
Arj has a background in business development and strategy and most recently worked at Vodafone Australia within their sales & distribution strategy team.
In 2009 Arj created his own eponymous fashion brand and presented his collection at the Australian Fashion Week in 2011. Arj is currently developing a social-commerce platform to disrupt the way fashion is broadcast and sold online.
Arj holds honours degrees in B.Eng Mechanical) and B.Com (Corporate Finance, Investment Finance) from The University of Western Australia.
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Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 40 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.