Meet our Committee

Kylie Davis – Founder & President

Kylie Davis is a proptech entrepreneur, commentator and speaker on proptech and innovation in real estate and the host of The Proptech Podcast. She is the founder of her own startup, Real Content, and a co-founder of content marketing automation proptech HomePrezzo which was acquired by ActivePipe this year.

Kylie has an MBA from the University of NSW and a 25-year career across media and big data, holding senior editorial and marketing roles at Fairfax, News Corp and CoreLogic and now consults to a range of technology companies including OpenAgent, ActivePipe and Dynamic Methods.

Simon Hayes – Secretary

Simon is the co-founder of Lease Search and Place and Space.  These apps are tools for tenants and landlords/agents to lease and manage office and warehouse space.  He has worked in the property industry for over 20 years in various roles including as a solicitor, project manager, development manager, fund manager and chief operating officer of a small ASX listed property company. 

Simon is also a director of Property Beyond. Property Beyond helps businesses determine their future property needs and then delivers on these requirements via transactions, developments and project works across Australia and New Zealand.

Marie-Anne Lampotang – Treasurer

Marie-Anne is the Sydney General Manager of Stone & Chalk. Founded in Fintech, Stone & Chalk is shaping the future of emerging tech sectors by catalyzing commercial success across our impact network. We support startups and scaleups by providing structured programs and facilitating access to customers, capital, talent, expertise, community and insights.

As the GM of the Sydney hub, Marie-Anne is responsible for all product and servicing offerings in Sydney including the collaborative spaces over 4,200m2 in the Sydney Startup Hub above Wynyard Station in the CBD.

Marie-Anne has a keen interest in startups and scaleups operating at the intersection of fintech and proptech the growing opportunities available to proptechs in the current environment. She has extensive experience in property management, financial and professional services.

Jennifer Harrison

Jennifer is passionate about accelerating and showcasing Australia’s innovation ecosystem.  She helps incumbents to innovate, and start-ups to scale, creatively and efficiently joining all the dots in between.

As a Partner at Reputation Edge, Jennifer is a trusted advisor assisting clients with public relations, stakeholder engagement, strategic partnerships, industry advocacy and corporate communications.

Jennifer has sector expertise in financial services, property and technology.  She is proud to be a Mentor at Stone & Chalk in Sydney where she strategically connects the brightest start-ups to the right business partners.

AJ Chand

As a technology entrepreneur, AJ is driven by innovation and tech that can change or enhance their client’s experience as users.

He enjoys the challenge of start-ups and creating disruptive tech that will define the future.

He is always available for aspiring entrepreneurs as an advisor, he believe that we are meant to share our experiences in order to expand our knowledge, to learn and build.

Kylie Dillon – WA Chapter

Kylie Dillon’s lifelong passion for delivering individual and excellent conveyancing services lead her to launch her own award-winning small business in 2003.

Kylie is an industry expert in innovation and transformation. She understands the property landscape and its ecosystem and is fascinated by all things real estate and Proptech trends.

As the founder of Total Tint Solutions, DashCamsWA, Strategic Property Conveyancing and award-winning business KDD Conveyancing Services, Kylie’s business skills are well proven. After building the KDD team and nurturing its growth, Kylie spent time working with PEXA, Australia’s first electronic conveyancing platform.

Today, she is back in her business, immersing herself in what is a new and exciting era for conveyancing.