Stuart Simson

Stuart Simson

Chairman

Stuart has 40 years experience in media and marketing. He is a former Managing Director of The Age and CEO and Editor of BRW Publications. He was Chairman of online media agency, emitch Limited, for four years and today is Chairman of Switch Digital and Director of Optimo Designs, a leading independent advertising agency. Stuart doesn’t mind a little trout fishing on weekends at his farm in his downtime.

Lee Stephens

Lee Stephens

CEO & Managing Director, Commencing February 2011

Lee Stephens has been a regional digital leader for more than a decade and has extensive experience in helping companies and clients connect with consumers. His record at helping publishers, agencies and clients make a profit from digital media is unsurpassed in Australia.

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Josh Richards

Josh Richards

Managing Partner

Josh has spent the last 10 years delivering profit on his client’s digital media. His experience with publishers, technology partners and media agencies delivers successful ROI planning, major product launches and significant brand building activity. Major Australian clients within the Financial Services, Travel, Telecommunications and Leisure categories rely on Josh’s considerable digital experience. Josh’s claim to fame is he was on The Price is Right.

Helen Konstantelos

Helen Konstantelos

General Manager

Helen Konstantelos brings a unique blend of digital marketing experience spanning the disciplines of technology, production and media to Switch Digital. She has worked on many major brands across the APAC region throughout her career including Dell, Optus, Intel , Ninemsn, Channel 7, Aussie, Tourism NT, Sony, AMP and Peugeot. Helen has also been an active member of the digital marketing industry through her involvement with numerous industry bodies. Helen’s acting career started and finished with an extra part on Home and Away in the 90′s.

Daniel Talia

Daniel Talia

Creative Director

Dan consistently delivers creative excellence with passion and energy to burn. He adopts a fresh approach to briefs across traditional advertising and online marketing, and delights in bringing creative projects to life. Dan started his career in Melbourne with publishing house Penguin Books (Australia), and has since worked with both national and international accounts such as Audi, Adidas, Dulux Group and Nestlé to name a few.

Kelly Purvis

Kelly Purvis

Account Manager

Kelly started working in Digital Media in January 2006 after completing a Bachelor of Science (Media & Communication) at UNSW. She then began working with Switch in August 2008, where she has further excelled in her love for all things online!. Kelly is experienced across all facets of Digital Media including Display, Rich Media, Search, Email, Social Media, and Affiliate Marketing. Don’t let the hair fool you, she has an often strange love of numbers, and is known as the Excel wiz in the office.

Elissa Gillon

Elissa Gillon

Account Manager

Elissa started working in Digital Media in October 2007 after completing a Bachelor of Arts (Film & Media, English Lit and Communication Studies) at Otago University in New Zealand. She joined Switch Digital in August 2009 where she furthered her skills in digital media campaign planning, implementation and management. She has a passion for social media monitoring and counts Kevin Rudd amongst her most loyal Twitter followers.