Michael McDonald is the Co-Founder and President of KimmiC, a company which specializes in adaptive approaches, leading edge innovations and robust technologies such as FlatWorld™. As KimmiC's CTO he leads the company's RDD&C (Research, Design, Development and Commercialization) teams. He is a Digital Marketplace Expert and thought leader in the creation of high-value high touch relationships and the leveraging of existing content/data/systems to provide a basis for high interactivity applications centered around content, which is micro-targeted to the individual.
Michael's experience encompasses the entirety of the technological know-how necessary to bring businesses and organizations into the Global Digital Economy (GDE) - from the design and delivery of compelling mobility enabled interfaces to the engagement and retention of high value customers. His expertise includes the strategic positioning of no-tech (books, magazines, etc) and existing tech to the next level of dynamic, high interactivity applications centered around content as well as product positioning/marketing through delivery via multiple channels and new, co-operative business models. It also includes auditing and security controls in complex multi-company relationships and technical delivery of service via public, private and/or hybrid cloud(s).
Michael has vast experience in delivering competitive advantages through cutting edge innovation, communication and organization. His cross functional capabilities include in-depth, multi-national business development through to designing, building, implementing and supporting systems along with extensive cross-cultural team building. He has a comprehensive knowledge of the current Zeitgeist on leading edge technology and practices, particularly in the area of Web 3.0 technologies and the need for, and implementation of, mobile, anywhere/anytime interaction with diverse and demanding internal and external customers.
Kim Chandler McDonald is the Co-Founder, Flat World Navigator and EVP of KimmiC. She is the author of Innovation: How Innovators Think, Act and Change Our World, which includes her interviews with over 100 international innovators and thought leaders in a wide range of fields including business and technology, education and engineering, art, architecture, media medicine and more. As noted in the introduction, "Three core axioms infuse this book: 1) innovation drives change - cultural, societal and economic; 2) innovation, in some form, touches each and every one of us, wherever we may be, as individuals communities and societies as a whole; and 3) innovators deserve recognition, celebration and applause. This book is my hands clapping."The book is available in print/eBook formats and the industry-first Enhanced Edition/Online Ecosystem - which integrates the latest interactivity, web publishing and cloud technologies along with KimmiC's FlatWorld™.
Kim is an internationally respected thought leader in leading edge innovations, innovative business strategies, disruptive approaches and transformational trends such as Flat World Navigation, meHealth, InnovEducation and Enduser Empowerment. A topnotch communicator, Kim is highly adept at building and maintaining dynamic relationships at a local, national and global level. As the world's first, branded, Flat World Navigator, she was included in the inaugural 'LinkedIn Power Profiles - Australia' list of 2012. She currently sits on Griffith University's Enterprise Advisory Board and the Advisory Board of Frost and Sullivan's Global Innovation and Leadership Community as well as being an Academy Fellow of the International Entrepreneurship Academy.