Founder & CEO, XVenture
Mike Conway is the Founder and CEO of XVenture, a unique learning, leadership and media group. TV Director, writer, business leader, clinician and mental coach to elite sports stars, senior executives and entertainers. He’s a serial innovator constantly working on World first projects reframing the strategic alignment between people, business strategy and technology. XVenture has become a global leader in the development of business solutions and content creation and delivery in the meta.
He has a professional and deep academic background in social and behavioural sciences and strategy initially in London’s teaching hospitals then leading major health consulting projects for EY in the UK and Australia.
Prior to XVenture, Mike was business leader at The Wiggles for over a decade, and also spent five years as GM at Standards Australia focussed on cultural change and innovation in the application of standards.
His role as mind, emotional and leadership coach for the Socceroos at the FIFA World Cup has grabbed significant attention and is one of the most sought after experts in the field, both for elite sport and business.
He consistently stretches the envelope on applied innovation around communication, emotional management, leadership and learning and is also known for his tv and written work in the area.He’s just completed two major virtual reality projects for high school students in South Australia and NSWin this field. His interface between business and education has been recognised by both Macquarie and University of Wollongong in his appointment as an Honorary Professor where he has created leading edge undergraduate and post graduate programs.