InTransition 111 – Liz Jakubowski – leadership in the digital age

In the first of a two-part series, digital maestro and director of the Ribit matchmaking platform, in Data61, CSIRO’s team Liz Jakubowski and our CEO David Pembroke discuss how to be an effective and innovative leader in the digital age. From affecting change by influencing the right people at the right ​time to empowering diverse teams so that they believe in themselves and their message, the conversation is a refreshing one.

Liz and David discuss a range of topics, including:

  • How to affect change by influencing politicians and policymakers;
  • Believing in your message;
  • Delivering in promises and maintaining a good reputation;
  • Pioneering the optimisation of the internet in reaching specific audiences; delivering Australia’s first-ever web forums and webcast;
  • Sitting at the crux of education and digital innovation in Australia; and
  • Women and diverse teams as being the key to effective shared leadership and confidence.

 

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David Pembroke

About David Pembroke

David Pembroke is the CEO and founder of contentgroup, a government and public sector content communications agency based in Canberra, Australia.

He has a commerce degree (marketing major) from one of Australia’s leading business schools (University of New South Wales) and worked in product management for the American multinational 3M. He changed careers to work in media where he spent a decade as a radio current affairs and sports reporter for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

He was the communications director of the Australian Rugby Team when they won the Rugby World Cup in 1999 and is a member of the Australian Olympic media team.

contentgroup was founded in 1997 and offers consulting, content production, training and research services. David hosts InTransition, a weekly podcast which examines the practice of content communication in government and the public sector.

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