Dip. Co. Dir.
Deryck has over 25 years’ experience in senior management, administration and marketing positions.
His experience includes five years as Managing Director of an ASX listed company that designed, developed, manufactured and distributed hardware and software products for the broadcasting and entertainment industries. He was a director and co-founder of Eagle Aircraft Australia Limited an ASX listed company which developed the all-composite Eagle 150 aircraft which was ultimately purchased by the Malaysian Government.
Deryck is one of the three founders of Quickstep Holdings Ltd (ASX:QHL) which listed in 2005 and supplies advanced carbon fibre composite components to Northrop Grumman and Locheed Martin on the JSF F-35 program and the C-130 and is developing composites manufacturing solutions for the automotive industries. He retains a role on the board as a non executive director.
Deryck’s experience in building companies from start-up to major public listed corporations, his interest in advanced composites and his passion for delivering products that change the way we do things will be well engaged in Quickboats – By the way – he loves boating!
Deryck’s experience in advanced composites, his earlier background in working in his family’s marine business and has love of boating will be well engaged in Quickboats.
Capital Raising & Corporate Advisory
BCom(Hons) HDipCoLaw GAICD ExecMBA
Doug’s 26 years of experience spans the banking, asset management, life insurance, mutual fund, property and mining related industries, entrenched in all areas of strategy development, planning and implementation, some of these as Group Strategist of a listed life insurance Group. Doug’s experience also includes 8 years as an investment manager and analyst.
Doug is currently Managing Director of NKH Capital and has supported the transition of Flatoutboats to Quickboats at a corporate level and will continue to provide support for Quickboats as an independent director and Chairman of the board.
James has long been associated with the marine industry. As a teenager, James won many state and interstate Bream fishing competitions and has been personally sponsored by 11 International and National companies.
For eight years James has been both a consultant and part-time manager of a leading nautical equipment shop. Whilst young, James is an entrepreneur at heart and has a passion for the outdoors and adventure.
MyVids.com.au & Awesome Results
Josh has helped Quickboats gain better results from marketing campaigns by using web video to communicate the value of unfoldable boats. Josh’s specialty is providing turnkey video marketing and video production as a web-based solution. With a background in marketing via digital media it was an easy progression for Josh to launch his own successful video marketing company, Myvids.
Josh and his team have been responsible for over 500 videos created specifically for the web and has worked with some of the biggest brands in Australia such as Crazy Domains, Salvation Army, Signarama, The Professionals, Ashley & Martin and many more.
While most people in video focus on production and camera angles, Josh’s copywriting background and passion for creative marketing strategies has helped Quickboats create videos that are more focused on engaging an audience, holding their attention and maximising the conversion rate of people taking action after watching a video. This unique approach has been a key success in the successful launch of Quickboats.
As part of the Awesome Results team, Josh manages all video projects and drives the creative development of results focused marketing strategies.
DesignServices.com.au & Awesome Results
Rozz specialises in helping businesses effectively engage with customers in order to grow. With disciplines in marketing, time management, branding and project co-ordination; she is a valuable asset to the Quickboats team.
Rozz has helped Quickboats grow by strategically developing the Quickboats brand positioning, defining brand values and building the long term brand vision.
This has also included crafting key brand messages and had a strong influence on all Quickboats marketing communications.
As a business coach with an extensive background in sales, marketing and personal development, Rozz has managed this process with a great level of enthusiasm and passion.
Rozz’s group A Very Useful Design Services brings a wealth of marketing based background to the Awesome Results team.
Dare to be different!
OolyBooly.com.au & Awesome Results
Simon Eder has a passion for creating high quality and aesthetically pleasing websites. As founder of oolybooly.com.au, Simon has helped create the Quickboats website and all social media page integrations which has delivered a strong online presence for Quickboats.
Simon has followed a diverse career path, having owned and operated several businesses in a variety of industries. As a helicopter pilot, he spent 12 years transporting scientists and tourists across the vast continent of Antarctica, searched for US troops who were ‘MIA’ in Cambodia, and chartered tourists through the magical and majestic Kimberley. He then went from the skies to the seas, and spent three years as a pearl diver in Broome.
Simon built his first website in 1996 when stuck in the desert waiting for passengers, which eventually led him to Central Tafe in Perth- where he lectured in computers, web design and web marketing.
Simon’s rich tapestry of life experience and expertise has enabled him to deliver innovative solutions for the Quickboats team.
As part of the Awesome Results team, Simon manages all online activities and drives the web based development strategies.
OnlineImpact.com.au & Awesome Results
Ed Keay-Smith helps Quickboats bring online visitors to respective web based collateral.
Ed’s speciality is “Pay-Per-Click” Advertising via his online marketing business Online Impact. Ed’s strategy encompasses online, highly-targeted advertising - using Pay Per Click search engines such as Google AdWords which is researched, copy crafted, tested and reviewed delivering optimum return on investment for the Quickboats team.
With more than 10 years’ experience in the field, Ed has a wealth of knowledge capable of driving results through any online campaign. Aside from his time behind the screen, Ed is also a well spoken presenter and routinely conducts workshops for senior executives funded by the Federal Government & Local Chambers of Commerce.
As part of the Awesome Results team, Ed manages all online traffic activities in order to get the most out of any web based platforms.