About Josh Rowe

Josh Rowe is a successful entrepreneur with over 20 years experience with the Internet, passionate about delivering commercial benefits from its use and driven to create inspiring customer offers.

auDA Non Executive Director from 2001 – 2015, and auDA Member since 2000. 

Josh has decided to support the “Grumpier” campaign because auDA has forgotten how to be an organisation which consults through multi-stakeholder bottom up concensus with the Australian Internet community – including businesses, technical experts, civil society, and governments.

Draws together creative thinking, commercial acumen, fact driven analysis, an understanding of retail, finance, FMCG, logistics, real estate, health industry sectors, and a strong technical ability.

Broad experience across business and technology roles, managing every stage of large complex digital projects. Skills span strategic planning, product and concept development, market research, business case modeling, implementation, recruitment, marketing and operations.

Driving force behind three start-up businesses; with the most recent being acquired by a big four bank.

Key executive, consultant and expert within large corporates driving change through the development of strategy, including making the case for, creating and leading new teams, and delivering major technology changes.

Director of key Internet industry bodies. Directly influenced the introduction of a new competitive industry model for domain name registrars in Australia, and the enactment of the Commonwealth Spam Act (2003).