Cliff has a distinguished 20 year career in the digital space, both as an entrepreneur and executive. He was previously the Managing Director for LinkedIn South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand where he drove awareness and uptake of LinkedIn’s products, including talents solutions, marketing solutions and sales solutions. Since January 2010, Cliff set up offices for LinkedIn in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, growing the local team to more than 250 staff, including sales, marketing and public relations personnel.
Prior to joining LinkedIn, Cliff was the Managing Director of Yahoo! Australia and New Zealand where he was responsible for all aspects of the local operation for more than three years. He was also a Non-executive Director of Australia’s leading online restaurant booking platform, dimmi.com.au, which was sold to Tripadvisor in early 2015.
Prior to joining Yahoo!, Cliff was the Founder and Managing Director of iTouch Australia and New Zealand, a leading wireless application service provider. He grew the Australian office to one of the largest mobile content and application providers in Australia with key partnerships with companies such as Ninemsn, Yahoo!, Telstra and Vodafone. Previously, Cliff was head of corporate strategy for Vodafone Australasia and also served as an international management consultant with Gemini Consulting and Bain Consulting. He earned a Master of Science degree in Management as well as Bachelor’s degree of Business Science in Economics and Marketing.
Nearmap Ltd (since 3 July 2012) - Non-executive Director
Pureprofile Ltd (ASX:PPL) - Non-executive Director
Afterpay Ltd (ASX:AFY) - Non-executive Director
Chairman of the nomination and remuneration committee
Member of the audit and risk management committee