Fireside chat with Willix Halim (SVP of Growth,

Event Description

Found Willix's talk at SydStart informative? Want to learn more in an informal fireside chat? 

We'll be discussing building a technical team, how to run an effective growth sprint and maximising revenue. 

Got a burning question about growth? This will be the perfect opportunity to ask it. 


6:00pm - Networking, with Food & Drinks

7:00pm -  Fireside Chat + Q&A with Willix Halim, hosted by Cheryl Mack

8:00pm - Networking continues 

This will be an incredibly valuable experience for any startup, especially those looking for hyper-growth in 2016!

Speaker Bio

Willix Halim is the Senior Vice President of Growth at He manages the growth team, which is responsible for strategy, product management, customer experience, data science, talent, PR and analytics functions of the company. Willix manages a technical and multi-disciplinary team consisting of data scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, physicists and product managers. His team leverages the power of data science and funnel optimization to grow the company to be the largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace in the world.

THE RAINMAKER OF FREELANCER.COM - He is instrumental in the company’s hyper-growth now having more than 17 million professionals in the marketplace. Freelancer was listed publicly in ASX in November 2013 (ASX:FLN). The company’s market capitalization is about $700million.

Willix conducts speaking engagements internationally and has spoken at AdTech Marketing, Bloomberg and CNBC among many others. Willix also lectures at universities on topics such as growth, strategy, data warehousing and analytics.


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