Dave Budge

Founder – Jaunt – Electric Vehicles for Adventure

Dave is the co-founder and CEO of Melbourne start-up Jaunt that up-cycles iconic 4WDs into electric vehicles to explore Australia. Jaunt partners with regional communities to source, convert and operate a national car rental network.

With two decades of experience leading digital agencies, Dave has worked with some of the world’s largest organizations, most recently as the Head of Innovation at Isobar Australia. Over his career Dave has built virtual reality platforms in Asia, directed TV series in Europe, and designed scoreboard systems for Australia’s biggest stadiums. Essentially, he’s tried to combined emerging technology with beautiful design and meaningful storytelling to build products and services people love.