Founder, Chairman & Executive Director of The Entourage
Jack Delosa builds businesses.
He is the founder of Australia’s largest training institution for entrepreneurs, The Entourage, which has a community of 500,000 members. Since 2010, The Entourage has helped their members add over $2 Billion in value to their businesses. Under his leadership, The Entourage has been awarded the 4th Best Place to Work in Australia, and the Top 50 in Australasia, by Best Places To Work.
Prior to The Entourage, Jack co-founded MBE Education, which helped small to medium sized businesses raise money from investors. MBE enabled their clients to raise over $300m from investors and would go on to become one of Australia’s fastest growing companies.
Jack also co-founded The Entourage Beanstalk Factory, an organisation that develops strategy and drives performance for large organisations including Comm Bank, Westpac, AMEX, Virgin, Microsoft, News Corp, Suncorp, Hoyts, Australia Post, UTS, The University of Sydney, Monash University, and the Queensland Government.
Along the way, Jack became a high-profile investor in growth companies such as Q-Biotics & eMerchants (ASX:EML), and founded The Entourage Growth Fund, which invests in high-growth businesses.
In recognition of being one of the country’s top entrepreneurs and investors, Jack has been listed in the AFR Young Rich List five times.
Jack’s first book, ‘UnProfessional’, was highly acclaimed, reaching best-seller status within three weeks of launching. His latest book, ‘Unwritten’ outlines the unconventional wisdom he’s become known for, to living a life on purpose and making the world a better place. Unwritten became Australia’s best-selling business book in one week.
His podcast, The Jack Delosa Podcast was listed as iTunes’ number 1 business podcast within 12 hours of launching.
In 2010 Jack contributed to the development of the curriculum for The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in Johannesburg, South Africa. Jack is regularly called upon by media as a spokesperson for entrepreneurship, regularly contributing to GQ, Men’s Health, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Daily Telegraph, Australian Financial Review, Boss Magazine and news.com.au and featuring on Today Tonight, Sunrise, The Morning Show, Peter Switzer, Sky Business, as well as Channel 7, 9 and 10 News.
Jack is also the host of hit television series ‘Entrepreneurs’ on Foxtel.
Opening Keynote: Embracing Challenge and Navigating Uncertainty: An Entrepreneurs Guide to reboot your thinking and grow out of challenging times. 12:40 AEDT.
Every aspect of the event value chain has been faced with monetising digital assets that have replaced traditional ones. This session will introduce new strategies to design monetisation models which will be an increasingly valuable skill set as digital alternatives continue to grow and evolve.