David Carbines

Co-Founder – Red Hat Impact

David works with leaders and teams to make new things happen. Drawing on design thinking, business modelling and human centricity, he walks with people to imagine, articulate and achieve their goals.

With a diverse background spanning emergency disaster management (World Vision International), operational management (Aldi Stores) strategic consulting (Deloitte), startup incubation (The Difference Incubator) and enterprise digital transformation (Arup), David co-founded Red Hat Impact to help social enterprises grow and scale to financial sustainability.

Collaboration from the Trenches

Social Enterprise founders will reflect on their own experiences working with peers, partners, suppliers and customers in growing their impact businesses. Hear from their positive and negative experiences about what worked, what was costly, what they wish they’d known and they way they collaborate in the future.

Moderated by David Carbines from Red Hat Impact, hear from three of Australia’s leading social enterprises and their (mis)adventures in collaboration

Session Outcomes:
Designed for impact leaders building their own social enterprise, participants will gain primary perspectives on:
1. What makes a good collaborative partnership.
2. The hidden costs of collaboration.
3. How they can better structure and approach their own collaborations.