Industry Session 1 & 2 Chair

Laurie Patton

Conexion Media Management, Australia

Laurie Patton is a former journalist and media executive who has provide advice and assistance on marketing and communications, business development, stakeholder and community engagement, and government relations for two decades.

Now active in the not-for-profit sector, Laurie’s recent roles include Executive Director / CEO of Internet Australia, the peak body representing Internet users, where he became known for his advocacy for #BetterBroadband.

Laurie has held for-profit and not-for-profit board roles, including Sky News Australia, the Heart Foundation, and the NSW Film & Television Office.