Heather Smith

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Ep.48 Lessons learnt from Xerocon South 2016

Following on from Xerocon South 2016 a powerhouse crew from Brisbane came together to discuss and dissect the lessons learnt from this conference. The panel discussion and the audience q and a was recorded and will be of interest to attendees and non-attendees alike. If you did attend Xerocon – it reminds you of some [...]

2020-02-09T19:44:43+10:00November 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.47 Sophie Hossack – Receipt Bank – An English Lit grad thriving in a tech world, helping businesses automate bookkeeping

Today on episode 47 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Sophie Hossack. Sophie is the Australia Country Manager at Receipt Bank. Receipt Bank is the bookkeeping productivity tool used by 4,000+ accountants and bookkeepers around the world to increase their efficiency. Sophie was one of the first employees at Receipt Bank and has worked [...]

2020-02-10T16:06:22+10:00October 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.46 Andrew Van De Beek – illumin8 – Gen-Y accountant interested in new business, original ideas, and challenging the flexibility of the cloud

Ep.46 Andrew Van De Beek – illumin8 – Gen-Y accountant interested in new business, original ideas, and challenging the flexibility of the cloud Today on episode 46 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Andrew Van De Beek. Andrew is a constant source of excitement at the illumin8 office and leads the [...]

2020-02-09T19:45:01+10:00October 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.45 Wayne Schmidt – A trailblazer helping accounting and bookkeeping firms to grow, embrace change and drive profitability

Today on episode 45 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Wayne Schmidt. Wayne has over 28 years’ experience in the accounting industry spearheading the Australian expansion for Xero, MYOB and Reckon. Wayne is passionate about helping accounting firms to grow, embrace change and drive profitability. Based in Australia, and having worked in the [...]

2020-02-09T19:45:11+10:00May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.44 Jacqui Jones – tempted to templetize for quality and growth?

Today on episode 44 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Jacqui Jones the founder of Way We Do, a cloud based standard operating procedures platform. Although Jacqui’s career started in film and TV, she accidently fell into the Internet industry right at the beginning of the Web with Netscape Navigator 1.2. She moved [...]

2020-02-09T19:45:43+10:00May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.43 Danetha Doe – Brazilians, beauty and bookkeeping – Financial Freedom is a journey of self love

Today on episode 42 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Danetha Doe. She is a celebrity financial strategist and sought after speaker on the “Future of Accounting”. She was selected to be a millennial brand ambassador for Xero in 2014 and named one of the Top 40 under 40 accounting professionals by CPA [...]

2020-02-09T19:45:57+10:00May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.42 Greg Tuckwell – Achieving Platinum through Processes and Collaboration

Today on episode 42 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Greg Tuckwell who’s been the Director of Poole Group since 1993 and CEO of Zerobooks since 2013. Greg joined Poole Group after 6 years with C&L (PWC) doing insolvency and came to Poole Group to set up a Business management division. Three years [...]

2020-02-10T16:02:44+10:00May 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Ep. 41 Jessica Ellerm – Tyro a nextgen bank offering two way integration with Xero

Today on episode 41 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Jessica Ellerm who is the Partner Development Manager for Tyro, Australia’s nextgen bank. She is responsible for the rollout of Tyro’s deposit account with Xero and Tyro’s first growth funding solution, launching mid-year. Jessica is also an active commentator in the Fintech space, [...]

2020-02-09T19:46:17+10:00April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.40 Matt Wilkinson – Online Marketing for Accountants and Bookkeepers

Today on episode 40 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Matt Wilkinson who is the founder and CEO of Bizink. Bizink helps accountants and bookkeepers grow their practices through their websites and online marketing. Matt has worked with accountants since 2010. He has over 15 years’ experience of digital marketing for his own businesses [...]

2020-02-10T16:04:02+10:00April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.39 Richard Francis – The Perfect Advisory Relationship

Today on episode 39 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with the Richard Francis who’s the founder of Spotlight Reporting. His company have recently released a whitepaper called The Perfect Advisory Relationship. In today’s show I talk with him about this paper and how advisors and business owners can benefit from monthly advisory meetings. [...]

2020-02-09T19:46:40+10:00March 7th, 2016|0 Comments