Rebekah Campbell

Founder & CEO at Posse, Columnist at New York Times

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  • LocationSurry Hills, Australia

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About me

 

Rebekah Campbell bio 2014 Rebekah is Founder and CEO of Posse.com, a social search engine launched in 2013 that helps people find and recommend their favourite places and interact with storeowners. Posse is used by 45,000 merchants worldwide and is backed by leaders from Google, Facebook, Twitter and E-Bay. Prior to Posse.com, Rebekah founded Scorpio Music, one of Australia's most successful music companies. Scorpio developed the careers of Evermore, George, Lisa Mitchell, Matt Corby and many others. Rebekah has been instrumental in creating fundraising events such as Make Poverty History in 2006. In 1999 she launched the Levi’s Life Festival, raising awareness of youth suicide. She is Chairperson of Chapel By The Sea (a community organisation that runs a homeless centre, kindergartens and indigenous empowerment projects at Bondi Beach), is a director at Campaign Action, Australia’s first grassroots political training organization, and an advisory board member for Kidpreneur, a non-profit organisation that teaches kids to start businesses. Rebekah is passionate about entrepreneurship and community building. She writes a weekly column for the New York Times at: http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/author/rebekah-campbell/

Skills

 

  • Digital Media
  • Blogging
  • Facebook
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Entertainment
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Marketing
  • Online Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Social Media
  • E-commerce
  • Start UPS
  • Social Networking
  • Startup

Work history

Currently

Columnist

The New York Times

Jan 2014
  • I write a weekly column on entrepreneurship and my own journey. This is published at: http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/author/rebekah-campbell/

Currently

Founder & CEO

Posse

Jan 2009
  • Posse.com is an ambitious social network that helps people to find the favourite places of their friends. Next time you travel to a new place try searching Posse before Google, Yelp or TripAdvisor and you'll get much better suggestions for restaurants, bars, hotels, shops & places to go! Posse.com is always on the hunt for talented engineers to join our world-class Sydney based team. For more info email: jobs@posse.com

2010

Owner & Founder

Scorpio Music

Apr 2002 - Dec 2010
  • I founded Scorpio Music in 2002 and signed youngsters Evermore as my first client. Scorpio Music is now one of Australia's largest and most successful management companies and represents artists such as Evermore, Operator Please, Lisa Mitchell, Rhys, Matt Corby, Amy Meredith amongst others. Scorpio Music has 8 employees in our Sydney office and partners with Little Victories Management in London and McGathy Management in New York.

2002

Artist Manager & George

Grant Thomas Management One Louder Entertainment, Sydney Australia

Jan 2000 - Jan 2002

2000

Program Director & 9inety6ixdot1

The Radio Network, Auckland, New Zealand

Sep 1999 - Sep 2000

1998

Channel Z & Wellington New Zealand

Radio Announcer

Sep 1997 - Sep 1998

Education

1999

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science Maori Language

Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

Sep 1997 - Sep 1999

    Awards

    2013

    APEC Young Woman Innovator of the Year

    • APEC

    2010

    Top Ten Business Ideas for 2010

    • Springwise.com 'Top Ten Business Ideas for 2010' for Posse.com

    2009

    'Best Company' & 'Best Presentation'

    • Tech 23, for Posse.com