Mike Ballantyne (Online Republic)

Auckland
November 26, 2013 / 5:30 PM

About this event

Mike Ballantyne is President and Co-Founder of Online Republic, an Auckland headquartered e-commerce business with 100 staff in 4 countries and an annual revenue of $170 million. Online Republic has over 3,000 travel websites in its stable, primarily in the cruise, car rental and motorhome rental verticals - with over 90% of its trade done outside NZ. Earlier this year Mike launched Search Republic - a specialist search marketing agency, to help NZ businesses make the most of their e-commerce opportunities. Prior to Online Republic, Mike was a creative in top London, Melbourne and Auckland ad agencies, and won a Cannes gold lion for his work with adidas. He also owned NZ's most successful regional ad agency at the age of 23. Mike will share insights from his journey so far, reveal the secret herbs and spices to his success, and spill the beans on the stupid thinking that led to some of his failed ventures.

Speaker

Mike Ballantyne (Online Republic)

Mike Ballantyne

Online Republic

Mike Ballantyne is President and Co-Founder of Online Republic, an Auckland headquartered e-commerce business with 100 staff in 4 countries and an annual revenue of $170 million. Online Republic has over 3,000 travel websites in its stable, primarily in the cruise, car rental and motorhome rental verticals - with over 90% of its trade done outside NZ. Earlier this year Mike launched Search Republic - a specialist search marketing agency, to help NZ businesses make the most of their e-commerce opportunities. Prior to Online Republic, Mike was a creative in top London, Melbourne and Auckland ad agencies, and won a Cannes gold lion for his work with adidas. He also owned NZ's most successful regional ad agency at the age of 23. Mike will share insights from his journey so far, reveal the secret herbs and spices to his success, and spill the beans on the stupid thinking that led to some of his failed ventures.

Date and Time
November 26, 2013
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Address

Generator
Level 1, 28 Customs St East
1143 Auckland City

 
Agenda
05:30 PM Networking and Food
06:30 PM Fireside Chat
07:30 PM Networking
 

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