Challenge our award-winning speakers live in a keynote session 

They'll tackle all your business, marketing, and strategy questions live on stage


This is a unique opportunity where you can pose your trickiest marketing questions and get them answered by our strategists in just 9 minutes. Our strategists will use their wealth of experience to ensure you get the most targeted and specific answers to your question. Get ready to walk away with insights, new perspectives, and clear next steps for your business.

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Meet the Strategists

Ashton Bishop

Chief Executive Officer

Voted Speaker of the Year three times in a row by the world's leading CEO membership organisation, TEC, Ashton knows how to keep you at the edge of your seat. Founder and brainchild of Step Change in 2009, Ashton is Australia's first Predatory Marketer.

Glenn Bartlett

Head of Strategy

Want clarity in strategic thinking and simplicity in creative execution? Glenn brings both blue-chip experience as a strategist and as a business leader. Having worked at Saatchi & Saatchi, Nestle, Unilever, and Coca-Cola, Glenn knows what it takes to make brands come alive.

Jeff Cooper

Founding Partner

Having raised over $1m in investment for startups, Jeff knows a great idea when he sees one. Crowned as one of Australia’s top marketers and entrepreneurs in B&T and winning Anthill’s 30-under-30 Awards, Jeff can give you the ins and outs when it comes to closing a sale. 

Adam Long

Executive General Manager

Voted top 30-under-30 in Australia twice, Adam has spoken in front of thousands of CEOs across the world. Having run one of Australia’s first crowdfunding campaigns that caused an international stir in 2011 and cofounding his company Conscious Step, Adam brings a unique focus in innovation and strategic clarity.

Kathy Rhodes

Strategy Director

Kathy is a marketing strategist with over 12 years’ experience developing and managing a diverse range of B2B and B2C awareness, acquisition, and retention campaigns. She has worked with brands of all sizes, from household names such as ANZ, ING, The Cancer Council, Zurich, and Alfred Dunhill (London) to businesses making a big impact in their field but are unknown to the wider world, such as Roger Hawke Bookmaker and Diamond Kids Boutique.

David Siegel


Dave is a strategist and entrepreneur from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. He’s launched all sorts of ventures from online startups to selling and consigning books out of a van at uni, to non-profits connecting Israelis and Palestinians here in Sydney. 

Clare Rainbow

Head of Change

With a background in producing major events and productions around the world, Clare is a master at making sure things get implemented — on time and on budget. Clare combines creative and strategic thinking to her role as a Strategist at Step Change, helping numerous clients take strategy into action. 

Robert Steers

Head of Digital

Robert is a digital leader with over 15 years’ experience in digital transformation projects and acquisition campaigns. Most recently, he led digital marketing and CRM for a Big Four consulting firm in Sydney, and his passion for digital optimisation, marketing automation, and analytics helps all organisations deliver on ROI goals.

Adrian Stewart

Senior Strategy Exec.

Adrian is a strategic thinker and lifetime improviser with a passion for understanding human behaviour. With over 10 years’ experience in the world of marketing, he’s covered a range of roles in sales, account management, training, strategy, and copywriting. He’s worked with all manner of big global brands, small businesses, and startups. 


The best bit about our strategists? 

They have yet to be stumped!

To give you an example...


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If you'd like to know when our next event is or where to submit a question, you've come to the right place. We'll take it on at the next Stump the Strategist and even let you vote whether we were stumped or we passed.

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