Founder, Chief Executive, Managing Director / Moboom
Gavin Burnett, a mobile web and internet entrepreneur, is the founder and chief executive of Moboom. He has 20 years of experience in technology, both as an entrepreneur and as a senior executive of a large public-listed Australian media organisation. Mr Burnett resigned as state general manager of a large national recruitment firm to start his own company, BigRedSky, and to develop and commercialise an e-recruitment system. He successfully raised significant capital to realise his dream and since then, the system has been implemented in major corporations and government organisations across the country. Mr Burnett also negotiated an Asia Pacific distribution agreement with TMP Advertising and Communications to market and sell the BigRedSky product. In 2002, BigRedSky merged with Tusk Technology to create Empired, where Mr Burnett holds the position of executive director. He was an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist (Young category) in 2003 and 2004, and a Business News 40under40 winner in 2004.