Simon Hackett

Simon at Base64 3Simon Hackett is an Australian business leader who combines entrepreneurial energy with technical expertise. After building Internode into Australia's largest privately-owned broadband company, Simon sold Internode to iiNet Ltd, Australia’s second-largest provider of DSL broadband services. After serving as a non-executive director on the iiNet board for 18 months, Simon resigned that role in November 2013 to become a non-executive director of NBN Co, the government-owned company building the National Broadband Network. Simon has also invested in a number of innovative Australian start-up technology companies.

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Simon Hackett‘The best camera you have is the one you have with you’. It’s a popular phrase in photography. 

More often than not, the camera I have with me is the one in my iPhone 5s. I’ve been getting better (I claim!) at getting good (occasionally great) results out of it, and some friends asked me to write down some of the tips and tricks I’ve learned, that can help to get the best out of this tiny little camera. 

Simon HackettAustralian technology entrepreneur Simon Hackett today reveals he has invested $2.2 million to become a major shareholder in ASX-listed battery storage developer RedFlow Ltd.

Brisbane-based RedFlow (ASX:RFX) is a leading developer and manufacturer of zinc-bromide flow batteries.

AvPlan founder Bevan AndersonThe internationally successful AvPlan software, which allows pilots of high performance planes to use an iPad to prepare and file their aircraft flight plans in just minutes, is now available in the US.

Available from Apple’s AppStore, AvPlan EFB (Electronic Flight Book) is used by thousands of pilots internationally, including a rapidly growing number in North America. Founded in 2011 by pilot and software developer Bevan Anderson, is an iPad and iPhone-based app that dramatically simplifies the process of developing and filing aircraft flight plans.