Peter Bradd is the Co-founder and CEO of innovation consultancy, The Beanstalk Factory, Founding Director of StartupAUS and Fishburners. Over the past decade, Peter has become a well-known name for his work shaping the Sydney and Australian technology startup community and has been recently recognised as one of Australia’s top 10 most influential people in technology.
His focus at The Beanstalk Factory is enabling individuals within corporations improve their ability to innovate faster and with more confidence through training and coaching. The Beanstalk Factory operates throughout Australia and works primarily with large ASX listed companies and government departments.
As an active pioneer, Peter has extensive experience in Corporate Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship. His experience includes: Technology Startup Founder of Qantas Postcards in 2007; Founding Director and Initial CEO of the co-working space Fishburners Limited in 2011 and the technology entrepreneurship advocacy group StartupAUS Limited in 2013; Founder and CEO of The Beanstalk Factory in 2016.
Peter lead Fishburners creation for 2.5 years, which is now home to over 175 Tech Startups and has seen over 2,500 events with over 70,000 attendees.
As Initial CEO of StartupAUS, Peter and the board worked alongside Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to shape what is now the government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA). Many of StartupAUS’ policy recommendations, as outlined in the organisation’s 2015 Crossroads Report, were instrumental to the development of NISA.