Simon Raik-Allen

Simon is an all-round hands-on technology professional who bridges business strategy, product design and software engineering. He started his career in San Francisco working for dotcom startups.

He next served as CTO and accidental Futurist of MYOB for 7 years, helping to steer them from the desktop to the cloud, and then through an IPO.

Most recently Simon has founded his own start up, The Big Crunch, a pioneering new data sharing platform that is doing for information what YouTube did for video.

Along the way he has worked with companies such as Sony, eBay, Bank of America, and AOL.