Mr Joe Powell, Chief Executive Officer of Catapult since May 2017, has extensive experience managing and operating multinational businesses in the technology sector.
Before Catapult, Joe was Managing Director of SEEK Education where he oversaw various education businesses including SEEK Learning, CATHO Education in Brazil, JobStreet Learning in Malaysia, OCC Education in Mexico and Online Education Services (Swinburne Online).
Joe also spent six years as Managing Director of SEEK Employment, responsible for the day-to-day management of SEEK’s core Online Employment business in Australia and New Zealand, including overseeing the sales, marketing, product, customer service, operations and IT teams. Prior to SEEK, Joe spent 11 years at Optus in various management roles, after starting his career as an accountant at PwC.
Joe also has significant board experience and is a current director of the Richmond Football Club and Migration Council Australia, and more recently a director of Online Education Services and IDP Education.
Joe is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School and holds a BCom from the University of Tasmania.