David Bartlett

Former Premier Tasmania

David Bartlett is the only person who was both ward of the state of Tasmania for the first 18 years of his life and the former Premier of Tasmania at the young age of 40. His political experience has seen him lead companies and people across all sectors through transformative innovation and change.

David’s varied experiences have seen him co-found, build and sell two tech start-up companies, lead the Tasmanian bid to re-enter the National Basketball League, chair and lead a dementia research institute offering two online courses, boasting over half a million enrolments world-wide, and more recently co-found a sports-tech start-up company with two pro-basketball players.

This is an unprecedented time of user and device-driven behaviour and David Bartlett understands that traditional business models are increasingly becoming redundant, as we live in a highly connected world.

David shows his audience how the digital disruption we are new seeing will affect their business models and futures. This includes new ways to create wealth, disruptive ways to have customer conversations and new solutions for business problems.

Having held positions at the highest levels of both government and the private sector David deeply understands influence, change and the emerging challenges for Australian businesses dealing direct with the public sector.

Thanks to a world of experience, David Bartlett offers convincing and knowledgeable advice that every CEO and Director needs to know about delivering up-to-date digital services as well as revised business and people models for a time of ‘ubiquitous connectivity’.

David Bartlett has forged a career at the forefront of innovation, technology and science. And he will forge an even stronger relationship with your audience, leaving them with the invaluable lessons they’ll need to manage business transformation.

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