Who we are


Julian Ward

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN & FOUNDER

Julian has pushed the boundaries of marketing and technology for 20 years, having founded and grown a range of companies across digital, data, media and communications and AR/VR, including the award-winning agency We Are Social Australia, sold in 2015 to BlueFocus. Roles prior span the US and UK, including agencies DDB, Carat, OMD Interactive, Starcom MediaVest and Tribal DDB. He applies his foundations in psychology to a deep understanding of human behaviour in technology and marketing, having advised clients including Adidas, Netflix, McDonalds, Expedia and eBay. He has for many years been an advisor and investor in game changing companies across Australia, US and Asia.

Nick Vildzius

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT PARTNERSHIPS

For the past 20 years Nick has worked and driven success for some of the world’s leading and most innovative, Tech, Media and Finance organisations across national and international sectors. Most recently Nick led the Technology vertical at LinkedIn Marketing Solutions in Australia and New Zealand. As a true Strategic Client Partner for some of the world’s leading brands including IBM, Telstra, Microsoft, Qantas, Mercedes Benz, Google, Macquarie Bank, HSBC, Louis Vuitton and Apple, he is obsessed with helping his clients achieve and exceed their business objectives.

Tara Rayner

STRATEGY DIRECTOR

Tara’s media experience spans 19 years within marketing, media & advertising agencies in both Sydney & Singapore.Beginning at Halmarick Media (now Carat) as a planner buyer working on Microsoft, Proton, Coty Lancaster, Ateco, 20th Century Fox & Desire Brand Management clients such as Lovable, Prestige, Kiss Cosmetics. Tara moved to O&M (now MindShare) as a Communications Strategist on Unilever. She worked on Diageo (GUDV Brands, Pillsbury, Burger King) and was the Communications Strategist on the business for 3 years. Tara then worked on LandRover Australia launching the “New Range Rover Car” into the Australian market. Tara was with OMD 8 years on a variety of accounts from Soups to Telecos to Beauty & Beverages. She has worked in Singapore on J&J & Visa Regional Account as Planning Director on a project capacity.

Tracey Lee

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Tracey brings a wealth of knowledge to 7DX. Tracey achieved a Masters in Sports Marketing and spend 10 years specialising in sports marketing and event management, working on events such as Planet X Winter and Summer Games, Xerox Triathlon Series and went on to be Marketing Manager for the Global Crusty Demons Australian Tour. Through her solid relationships in the industry, Tracey branched out into agency and worked for 8 years with Frontier Australia, a full service advertising agency as Account Director working on a variety of accounts – Activision, Warner Bros, TAB Corp, Oporto, Sydney Turf Club, Canadian Tourism Agency among others.

Tracey Lee

Account Director

Gets it. Gets it done like a champion, whilst being amazingly charming.

Peter Simpson-Young

Neuro and Cognitive Science Expert

Knows your brains inside out.

Claire

Finance boss

Makes numbers beautiful for our mind.

Alex

Developer

Will destroy you at maths, physics, c++ and League of Legends.

Justine

Designer, 3D master and visual effects artist.

Doesn't need seven days to create a world.

Jenna

Editor

Reads audiences better than you read books.

Lilli

Content and technical gun

Content creator, technically talented.

Lachlan

Designer & modeller

King of design, texturing and Yo-Gi-Oh!

Darryl

Production gun

Storytelling real time magician.

Pierre

Website wizard

Editor and writer.

Timothy

Graphic Designer

A wizard with design and flair.