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Dianna Somerville

FOUNDER, 8point8; Founder, Australia Post Regional Pitchfest; CO-FOUNDER, HUBB HUBB.

Born and bred in country NSW, Dianna is passionate about starting, accelerating and nurturing businesses in rural and regional Australia.

Through her events and services, Dianna helps people build stronger and more vibrant regional communities, accelerating regional commerce in the process. She is a frequent commentator on regional issues, ranging from the future of work and state of the regional ecosystem, through to agri-tech & the need for greater connectivity.

Di’s latest venture is Wagga Wagga’s Hubb Hubb- the recently opened startup hub with plans to be a world leading regional epicentre for entrepreneurship.

SESSION: Where to from here?