Amanda Gome is head of digital and social media at ANZ, where she is leading the bank’s content and social media strategy. She is also associate editor of BlueNotes.
Amanda is a successful media entrepreneur, founding SmartCompany in 2006. She went on to launch five other media publications during the next six years, building their brands through social media. SmartCompany had 70 staff and $6 million revenue when she sold her stake in 2012 and returned to Fairfax as publisher of BRW and SmartInvestor, leading the migration from print to multiplatform.
As a CEO, senior executive, publisher and journalist, Amanda has been at the forefront of Australian business publishing for more than 25 years; in particular leading change through the constant stream of disruptive technologies that the media has faced in the 21st century.
Amanda has been the force behind the growth of media brands including BRW, the Fast 100, SmartInvestor, SmartCompany, Crikey, Startup Smart and Property Observer. She has also been a pioneer in Australia’s first multiplatform publications.