About Us

Driven. Passionate. Resilient. Team Mates.

Ken Lee

Principal & Tech Lead 

Ken Lee is a tech entrepreneur with a passion for innovation. He has a wealth of experience in business, having started and run multiple startups in the VR, web3, and sport tech industries.

Ken's first business was an eCommerce business called Bam-Kapow, which sold collectibles and attended conventions. This business taught Ken important skills in marketing and sales.

Ken then moved back into tech and started AustechVR, which later became Austech Connect. AustechVR imported and manufactured custom VR headsets from China. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Ken rebranded the company to Austech Connect and began developing AR and VR experiences for customers globally.

Ken has also been involved with or started multiple startups in the tech space. He is also passionate about AI and worked at a sport tech startup that built cameras that leveraged AI before starting Inspike.

Ken is a visionary leader who is committed to helping businesses grow and succeed. He is excited to use his experience and expertise to assist and work with businesses and take them to the next level.

Guy Turner

Data & Insights Lead

Guy Turner is the intrapreneur ying to Ken’s entrepreneur yang, spending years in Australia’s largest media organisations as they navigated change and upheaval in the digital and data age. A true hybrid, Guy has held senior roles in sales, marketing, research & insights, digital and commercial strategy. Through overseeing customer portfolios in the tens of millions, Guy has developed a broad understanding of what knowledge and habits separate highly successful business owners from average performers.

Always fascinated by the entrepreneurial mindset, Guy co-founded the SA Women in Innovation Awards in 2014, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, recognising the achievements of almost 100 industry leaders to date, as well as the SA Interactive Media Excellence Awards. As a course creator and lecturer for the Communications Council, Guy has improved the path for numerous businesses by teaching the processes of digital strategy and experience design. 

With 8 Pacific Newspaper Association Awards, 3 News Website of the years, an International News Media Association gold gong and a runner up for Pacific News Media Executive of the Year under his belt, Guy has recently pursued insights, marketing and general management roles in the corporate, agency and startup worlds, whilst business consulting on the side with his wife, who is a digital transformation pro.

Seeing the true impact hands-on strategising and implementation can have on businesses with a growth mindset, Guy now finds himself alongside Ken and Inspike’s network of extraordinary advisors to drive growth for our clients.

Natascha Turner

Marketing, Communications & Change Lead

Meet Natascha Turner, a transformative Senior Digital Change Communication and Marketing Manager.

The eternal student, Natascha, has built a solid foundation with a Psychology degree, a Postgraduate in Digital Transformation from Purdue University and certifications in Change, Agile, and Project Management. Natascha has a keen eye for the details that can improve morale, processes and deliverability. 

Natascha has redefined branding and marketing for over 25 businesses and is celebrated for innovative strategies that breathe life into businesses.

Thanks to her diverse experience spanning Local Government, State Government, Media, Food and Wine, Events Companies, Startups, and Digital Marketing Agencies, If you look up T-shaped marketer in the dictionary, you will see a picture of Natascha.

While she considers herself the cool kid, she is a geek when it comes to automation. She loves implementing new systems into businesses or takes care of the training, marketing campaigns and workflow automation within Salesforce, Hubspot, Infusionsoft and other CRMs like Monday. 

Need PR? She's got you. Facing a crisis? She can handle it. Want standout social campaigns? She's the one.

While she admittedly sucks at graphic design, trust us, photoshop and Canva are not her friends; she can spot the wrong hex code or font from a mile away and know when something is on-brand or off-brand at a glance. Briefing creatives to get the best outcome the first time is one of her little sneaky gifts.

Natascha shines when discussing impressive open rates, high click-throughs, and the art of storytelling. She's also skilled in improving revenue, enhancing customer experiences, and managing projects efficiently.

But beyond her skills, Natascha brings a blend of wit, enthusiasm, and dedication to everything she does. 

Guy Bracher

Finance & Capital Raising Lead

Guy is an experienced executive, corporate adviser, trainer, and CFO with over 40 years’ experience.

He has a proven track record in working with seed, start-ups, and small and medium sized businesses, both as a consultant, corporate finance adviser and as a Virtual Chief Financial Officer.

He has worked in and been a principal/senior manager of accounting firms from the largest in the world to sole practice. During that time, he worked in audit, tax and accounting and corporate

Guy left the accounting profession in 2000 and has had a significant involvement in high growth technology companies and had success in developing strategy, business development, capital raising/funding, as well as mentoring/coaching. He has had a number of projects as a virtual CFO or
business development manager in tech startups and scale up companies.
He has also acted as an investment analyst for a handful of HNW investors along with an ASX listed venture capital firm. His primary role was to source, evaluate and present deals for investment.

He would also assist with accessing Government grants such as Accelerating Commercialisation and COMET. A part of his role was to advise and coach companies on market entry in the USA. He was involved in formal arrangements with UC Berkeley and UCLA management schools to train and assist Australian start-ups and early growth companies with market entry and capital raising.

Kent Jenkins

Asian Growth & Expansion

Kent has consistently spearheaded the creation and transformation of remarkable companies, assuming leadership from their inception and charting a resolute course with a visionary strategy. Kent's expertise extends across global markets, encompassing executive management, sales, marketing, digital transformation, and innovation.

For Inspike, Kent brings valuable insights into Asia and the Middle East, understanding their unique cultures and decision-making processes, making him a well-rounded leader in a diverse global landscape.

Kent built Sportzplanet which pioneered his entry into sports, iGaming, and digital innovation, orchestrating robust sales and marketing strategies. Kent also supplies global aviation management through PME. His journey has been marked by remarkable revenue growth, exceeding targets by over 125%. Along the way, hes forged strategic partnerships with renowned global organisations. 


Jay Morris

Leadership, People & Culture, Transformative Growth

A progressive, award winning, commercially astute international executive leader, known for accelerating organisational growth across various industries, including established ASX listed multinational and exciting scale up tech organisations. Jay skillfully sets strategic direction and designs operational and transformation activities to ensure businesses are future fit. A human-centric, pioneering leader who builds accountable, high-performing cross-functional teams and positive organisational culture to deliver exceptional outcomes in highly competitive markets.  
Jay's experience and success extends beyond Australasia, including  Europe, U.S, and Asia, bringing successful growth through transformation, go-to-market, new market, competitor acquisition, new segment, product innovation, organic (ARR) and performance growth by people and, or process, system. 
Jay has strong people leadership experience, leading global People & Culture teams with 1200+ staff and contributors, and brings global best practice knowledge in growing organisational capacity, capability and culture. He has developed and crafted the employee experience from recruitment through induction, engagement and development, including some personal favourites creating a self and shared learning framework for international remote multinationals. 

Mark Yates

Engineering, Scaling & Listing, Web 3.0

Mark brings over two decades of experience in startups, engineering and management to the table. Mark has a proven track record in the startup space, where he was a founding Director of SILK Laser Clinics, a company that completed a successful $180m IPO on the ASX.  His career also includes leading high profile defence programs, such as the $300m F-35 Vertical Tail Program at BAE Systems, where Mark transitioned an advanced manufacturing facility from low rate to full rate production, increasing factory output by a multiple of five within three years.

Mark’s experience is underpinned by a strong foundation in education, notably a Masters of Business Administration and previous attainment of AIPM Certified Practicing Project Director qualification, and Chartered Professional Engineer status with Engineers Australia.

Daniel Perrotti

Innovation & Design Thinking

Daniel Perotti is a passionate learner, thinker and strategist who brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from a wide range of disciplines.

He has spent years in the publishing and audio media industries both locally and nationally, spanning roles in marketing, research and insights, sales, digital and innovation, working with multi-million dollar portfolios.  

After a three-year stint in local and national innovation roles, he was selected to participate in News Corp’s inaugural innovation accelerator program in 2018, in partnership with Slingshot, and returned in 2019. The pitch and provocative idea won the People’s Choice award and presented a significant opportunity that was taken all the way up to Lachlan Murdoch.

More recently he worked with space and social impact startups at UniSA’s Innovation & Collaboration Centre and currently oversees Product Management / Market Development for new ventures in future mobility at RAA.

With a beard-infused noggin’ that holds an analytical and creative mind, Dan can readily find, analyse and interpret data into insights, which then power a design thinking approach to innovative solutions. His executional prowess, stakeholder management and enthusiasm take over from there.

Dan’s intrapreneurial spirit – and the resilience that inherently comes with it – has spilled over into content entrepreneurship through his new business ideas podcast, Idea Overflow, and a new venture that will have spreadsheet users fall in love with them – and lift the world’s productivity!

Brett Levy

Technology, App Development, Esports

Brett is a seasoned digital specialist with over two decades of experience, specializing in digital consulting, design, and execution of application development projects worldwide.

As Co-Chair of Mobile Monday in South Africa, Brett had a front-row seat to the latest mobile industry developments. Before joining DROANZ, he owned Beyond Intent, a Sydney-based Digital Solutions Consultancy, helping companies address their digital challenges.

Brett's leadership roles in full-service digital agencies included overseeing website development, game and app creation, digital campaign planning, and Augmented and Virtual Reality projects. He managed social media teams for major brands like Volvo, Hard Rock, Flight Centre, and Chrysler, handling strategic planning, content creation, and execution, as well as media, SEO/SEM, and analytical analysis.

Brett is an experienced keynote speaker, addressing global CEOs and CIOs. During the pandemic, he co-founded Kazoik, an innovative platform for brand exposure when physical interactions were limited. Kazoik evolved to include virtual malls, eliminating technical barriers for businesses to sell online.

In the Esports industry for a decade, Brett's work encompassed partnerships, branding, events, and team management. He now leads Esports for Sports Gold Coast and brought the DCL (Drone Champions League) to Oceania.

Beyond his professional roles, Brett serves as Marketing Director on the board of ASCCA (the Australian Seniors Computer Club Association). He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is an accredited Certified Practicing Marketer (CPM) by the Australian Marketing Institute.

Yvette Lim

Data Driven Insights, Business Valuation, Startups & Scale Ups


Yvette Lim is the founder of Kwik Look, an advisory company which helps businesses & investors understand the cash flows, risks and potential valuation associated with new ideas.

Based on data driven insights and best practice financial modelling, she has helped numerous startups improve their business model, and successfully achieve millions in fund raising.

Working within a diverse ecosystem of innovative & energetic founders has also naturally lead to her becoming an Angel Investor, with a broad portfolio across a number of industries.

Prior to this, Yvette had a 20 year international career with the Shell Group of Companies, where she evaluated complex multi-million dollar deals and decisions, as a lead regional economist.

Chris Heverin

Events Management & Marketing

Christopher Heverin stands as the visionary founder of the Initiative
Group of Businesses, bringing a rich tapestry of accomplishments and
triumphs in the realm of major event management, strategic marketing,
and direct representation within the sports and entertainment sectors.

With an unwavering focus on major event delivery, operations, commercial strategies, marketing endeavours, and the dynamic realm of digital media, Chris has etched an exceptional track record characterised by remarkable achievements and successes.
His unique expertise is rooted in building seamless major event experiences, propelling organisations to new heights through strategic marketing initiatives, and extending unparalleled direct representation within the sports and entertainment industries.

Chris' journey has been punctuated by transformative achievements
across domestic and global landscapes, having successfully executed
major projects spanning Australia, including professional sport with
clients including:

Sydney Olympic Games, London Olympic Games, AFL, Basketball Australia
National Basketball League, Cricket Australia and Cricket Victoria, Athletics Australia, World Athletics Championships - Canada and France, Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games

Neil Viney

Data, Creativity & Innovation

Neil has spent a career travelling the world working for blue chip, fortune 500 companies such as Phillips, Siemens, Dupont, 3 Com, and Toyota. He’s worked on many projects with exactly the same problem-solving mindset, where most see a barrier, Neil sees the adventure of scaling it.

His last decade has been spent learning as much as possible about starting and scaling up new ventures through 3 main philosophical tools; Design Thinking, lean start up and blue ocean strategy to position business for funding, market growth and scale. With an MBA specialising in Innovation and Creativity, Neil has applied this tool kit to helping 2 start ups grow from zero capital to 7 figure revenue streams within 2 years.

Neil has developed a keen eye for developing the journey in the early stages of a business, identifying threats and disruptors as well as positioning a business to be the disruptor. Success has come in the social entrepreneur space helping communities create the town centre they want to thrive in through to assisting an Indigenous drone business achieve $1.4m in grant funding to build state of the art technology for use in regional Australia.

Matthew Krog

External adviser and Director at Hope Earle Lawyers

Matt is a Director at Hope Earle Lawyers and is the head of the firm’s Gold Coast office. Matt graduated from Bond University with a specialisation in Commercial Law, and has practised primarily in Corporate, Commercial and Sports Law.

Matters that Matt regularly leads and manages include Sports law – advising clients, including National Sporting Organisations, player agents, high-profile elite athletes and other industry participants, in relation to a wide range of sports-related matters, including corporate governance, sponsorship agreements, intellectual property transactions and disputes heard in the National Sports Tribunal, as well as corporate/commercial law, employment law and cryptocurrency law.

Matt’s journey to law came after a spinal injury prevented him from playing contact sport. This occurred a time when he was a member of the Brisbane Broncos’ Elite Player Development program in 2009. With an unwavering commitment to perform at the highest level, Matt has earned recognition in recent years by being selected as a finalist in the Sports and Entertainment category of the 2022, 2023 and 2024 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards as well as a Rising Star by the Australasian Lawyer in 2023.

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