Advisory Board

Dan Spira

Vice President – North America at Valeant Pharmaceuticals / Bausch + Lomb


Possessing deep global marketing and general management experience across the FMCG, consumer Healthcare and Pharmaceutical industries, Dan currently holds general management and M&A / BD responsibility for Valeant and Bausch + Lomb companies in North America in the Aesthetics, Professional Skincare and Eye Health categories. Prior to Valeant, Dan spent over 15 years at Johnson & Johnson progressing through a range of local and regional roles across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. His last role at Johnson & Johnson was as Vice President for the Beauty & Babycare Global Business Units in the Pacific region.

Paul Foster

Sales Director at George Weston Foods


Paul is the Sales Director for Tip Top, a $1b turnover Business Unit within the George Weston Group – a wholly owned subsidiary of Associated British Foods (ABF). Prior to George Weston Foods, Paul has had a distinguished FMCG career with senior leadership positions with the Lion Group of companies alongside a Director role for Vitasoy and Chairmanship of the CCFA Canberra Chilled Foods Australia.

Stephen Dahl

CEO at Smart Clinics and Non Executive Director at Revelian


Steven is a seasoned entrepreneur, having been involved in the establishment of several game-changing businesses. In the late 90’s he founded Revelian – a company that combines cloud technology and psychology to help employers hire the right people quickly and cost effectively. In 2008 he established SmartClinics, a business that seeks to make visiting the doctor a more pleasant experience. Steven then co-founded Ellume – a medical device company focused on the development of a range of rapid diagnostic devices to quickly and cost effectively detect infectious diseases including Influenza, Chlamydia and HIV.

Shawn Stilwell

Director – Product and Innovation at Click To Cloud Shawn Stilwell


With over 12 years’ experience in the enterprise cloud space, Shawn currently serves as a director at both Click to Cloud and Orijinate. His companies aim to bring industry focused software applications to market through the power of today's leading enterprise cloud computing and SaaS technologies. Prior to Click to Cloud, Shawn served as CEO of Sqware Peg, a company he founded in 2003 and that aims to solve strategic business and CRM issues by delivering cloud solutions and system integrations across complex IT environments. 

John Tait

Vice President – Managing Director at Infopay


John has spent the last two decades driving growth and building customer satisfaction at a range of companies across the finance industry. Prior to his current role, John served as Executive Director of Sales and Service at Indue, a company specialising in financial payment product and settlement services, where he led the management and growth of the company’s range of business lines and customer service functions. He previously spent 13 years at First Data, most recently as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand, where he was responsible for the management and growth of the company's investments in the region.