Steve Carroll, Digital Live
Steve Carroll, Digital Live
“Digital has made us visible. Whether we like it or not, we are on display 24/7. What does that mean to us and our businesses in the digital world?” – Steve Carroll
With over 18 years’ leadership experience at the forefront of the digital revolution, Steve Carroll is a renowned strategic and sales expert who brings leadership, expert insights and digital transformation together to evolve the successful leaders, employees and businesses of tomorrow, today.
As the previous Director of Industry Relations and Director of Sales for global online advertising company REA Group and the previous General Manager Residential Property for Property Finder in the UAE, Steve’s lengthy career has seen him amass unrivalled expertise in business strategy, technology, sales, leadership and the shifting expectations of employee and consumers alike.
A respected international digital and real estate leader, Steve’s has been immersed in digital economies across the globe. From working in Australia to the United Kingdom to Dubai – his experience knows no bounds.
His drive to stay at the cutting edge of digital trends has seen him visit and liaise with some of the top tech giants in the United States, including Google, LinkedIn and Facebook and called upon as a guest speaker for Sky Business on digital innovation, sales and leadership. He is a regular contributor, digital coach and featured guest for national magazines, videos and podcasts and he is considered a pre-eminent authority on digital trends.
Steve draws on this extensive insight, as well as his passion to see businesses thrive in this digital era, to enable businesses across the globe, shaping them to better embrace innovation, technology and respond to today’s employee’s expectations through better leadership.
Renowned for his in-depth insights, Steve draws upon his expansive expertise to craft and present achievable yet powerful strategies that will evolve and transform businesses where they need it most to remain relevant and excel in today’s business landscape. A transformation that all leads to one thing: a better bottom line.
In 2017, Steve took his passion for helping others ride the digital wave to a new level, with the launch of a project – Digital Live.
Through deep-dive education and coaching from Australia’s top digital masterminds (handpicked by Steve himself), the program sees real estate professionals given the tools, techniques and training they need to navigate the digital realm, build their footprint, and ultimately improve their listing success and customer retention. All profits raised from this program are provided to charities in a bid to assist disadvantaged children to gain access to digital education.
In addition, Steve leads an annual 500km+ bike ride across Thailand to raise further money for charitable programs. He is an avid sports fan and has interviewed former Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke and All Black coach Graeme Henry on the art of leadership.
Steve Carroll is considered a seminal speaker and coach at any event and has established himself as a leading authority for companies and individuals looking to master the challenges, potential and opportunity of the digital age.
His engaging presentations and coaching ensure the ever-evolving digital world is accessible to leaders grappling with technological disruption and increased consumer and employee expectations. He channels his deep understanding of sales, leadership and the digital landscape into strategies that are designed to empower leaders across all industries.
Geoff LucasGroup CEO, The Agency Real Estate Australia“We love having Steve available to all parts of our business. He has researched many facets of digital technology and the way that it can be utilised in every marketplace that we enter into, so his ability to arm our sales agents with all of that information real time is an incredibly powerful tool.”
Bernard SaltAustralian Newspaper“Two years ago, at a business conference in Melbourne, I heard Steve Carroll deliver some extraordinary observations about human and leadership behaviour.”