This is what AOL’s digital prophet sees for the future of Aussie startups



CEOs, CTOs and CFOs are old news — what Australia’s technology scene needs is fancier job titles

Take “digital prophet.” That is the monicker of one of the best-named in the business, Australian-born David Shing, who works as a “brand evangelist and marketeer,” in his words, for the American media company, AOLMashable Australia talked to Shingy, as he prefers to call himself, at the CeBIT technology conference in Sydney on Tuesday

Shingy — who once swung from a wrecking ball at SXSW — was brought up in Armidale in northern New South Wales before he moved to the United States. He still has a lot of affection for his hometown, however, and said he is keeping an eye on what is happening Down Under from New York, where he now lives. Read more…

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