Lauren is the Founder and CEO of iVvy, one of Australia’s leading SaaS Event technology companies launched in 2010 that is disrupting the hospitality industry with the world’s first real-time trading platform for Events.
As Expedia is to accommodation, Galileo to air travel and eBay to consumer trade, Lauren wants to disrupt the events industry by giving organisers more real-time control and availability of information on a local and global scale.
Her previous positions have included Vice President of Women in Technology (Aus), Managing Director of Australian division of Rocketseed, Founder and CEO of Mamba Online Events Solutions (SA) and Managing Director of Fourway Marketing (retail sector in SA).
Lauren’s accolades include:
- Nominated for Telstra Business Woman of the year – Entrepreneur 2015
- Winner in Springboard Australia’s 2014 program (out of 150 women)
- Women in Technology Mentor 2014
- Winner best new product for EEAA 2014
- Tech23 Finalist 2012
- Winner Business Excellence Awards (Gold Coast, 2012)
- Women in Technology finalist 2012
Lauren is a 2nd Dan Black belt in ITF Taekwondo and was the National Taekwondo champion for South Africa competing in the world Championships and international circuit for five years. She lives in Queensland with her husband and two sons.