Trent is the Managing Director of Xero Australia, the leading cloud-based accounting platform for small business. Grounded by a strong people-focus, he develops the team to better help small businesses thrive in Australia.

Starting his career as a practicing accountant, Trent saw firsthand the opportunity technology presents to growing businesses. He has more than 20 years experience growing and managing major businesses across the accounting and IT industries, including Microsoft Business Group in Australia. He now centres his expertise on high-performing cultures that accelerate fast-growing cloud solutions.

He had been recognised as Australian HR Champion (CEO) of the Year 2017 (HR Awards) AND Managing Director of the Year at CEO Magazine’s 2017 Executive of the Year Awards.

Trent is passionate about fostering a thriving technology industry in Australia, and using collaboration to bring this to life.

Talk: ‘Hiring for Attitude’

Trent will share his story and insights about his remarkable journey with Xero