André is a $100m startup founder, brand visionary, adventurer, storyteller, and passionate thought leader on purpose, culture, growing tribes and being human. He talks openly about his own failures and the insights that have shaped him and built his success.
André has inspired, challenged, and moved audiences with his keynotes and workshops for some of the best companies and entrepreneurial conferences in the world, including Microsoft, Telstra, Westpac, Mercedes, Visa, Sunrise and Business Chicks.
He is raw and funny, energetic, entertaining, and brutally open.
With a fascinating entrepreneurial career that includes dropping out of uni, a failed family business, an acting career in four out of five of Australia’s worst TV shows, a singing career that never transcended being lead singer in a One Hit Wonders covers band, a theatre company that imploded on its first production, two years on the phones in customer service, and a year-long kombi wine adventure around Australia…
André co-founded and built renowned online wine company Vinomofo from his garage into a $100m global wine retailer, renowned for their strong culture and brand, and their passionate tribe of mofos. In its 7-year history, Vinomofo has been awarded Deloitte’s Fastest Growth Company, Telstra Victorian Business of the Year, Online Retailer of the Year, AFR Most Successful Staff Engagement and one of the Great Places to Work Australia.
In 2018, André launched Good Empire – to change the culture of business and help organisations to be good for the world.
André and his team are at the very forefront of what they do, and what they do is fiercely relevant and vital as organisations look to stand for something and create sustainable value for their customers, employees and the world.