Andre 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.
In 2018, Andre launched Good Empire – a brand agency and software platform to transform organisations, align purpose and brand, unite tribes and change the culture of business.
With a fascinating entrepreneurial career that includes dropping out of university, 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…
Andre 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.
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